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The Chronicles Of Life
Uplifting commentary
on CJSF 90.1FM Friday 5-6pm.

The world is no doubt filled with chaotic activities that are capable of affecting humans internally and externally. However, Mr Fact has come to make things right by teaching the masses about challenges of life and giving them possible solutions.

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  • Posted on: 10 January 2023
  • By: cjsfprog
Canadian news and storytelling
on CJSF 90.1FM Monday 12-12:30am and Monday 4:30-5pm.

Viewpoints is a news magazine produced by the Community Radio Fund of Canada providing an overview of what’s happening across Canada, thanks to some 20 radio reporters posted across the country and working for the Local Journalism Initiative (LJI). The Local Journalism Initiative (LJI) supports the production of original civic journalism news content that covers the diverse needs of underserved communities across Canada. Politics, society, environment, community, arts and culture take the air on «Viewpoints» hosted by Boris Chassagne. The Community Radio Fund of Canada works in collaboration with the National Campus and Community Radio Association (NCRA/ANREC).

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  • Posted on: 1 September 2022
  • By: cjsfprog
Teachings in the Air
Indigenous teachings on health & well-being for all.
on CJSF 90.1FM Tuesday 9-10am.

Teachings in the Air is a podcast that centers around Indigenous health and wellness. Gerry Oldman from the St’at’imc Nation from Tsal’alh (Shalalth, BC) hosts TIA to discuss Indigenous related topics and issues in hopes to inspire, motivate, and empower the community to be sound in Mind, Body, Spirit, and Heart, and “Because that’s what health means,” according to Elder Gerry.

The podcast shares Elder Gerry’s teachings, stories, and personal experiences, alongside a large range of guests that Gerry finds inspiration in to help lay teachings at your feet. 

Soundcloud - https://soundcloud.com/teachingsintheair

Linktree - https://linktr.ee/Teachingsintheair

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  • Posted on: 18 January 2022
  • By: cjsfprog
Talking Radical Radio
Grassroots voices from social movements.
on CJSF 90.1FM Tuesday 4-4:30pm.

This show’s in-depth interviews give you the chance to hear many different people that are facing many different struggles from all across Canada talk about what they do, why they do it, and how they do it.

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  • Posted on: 1 December 2021
  • By: cjsfprog
Rabble Radio
Flagship show of the Rabble Podcast Network.
on CJSF 90.1FM Tuesday 4:30-5pm.

It’s a mix of political commentary, soundseeing tours, movie reviews, and the latest in Canadian music. It’s all produced by a country-wide cadre of volunteers.

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  • Posted on: 1 December 2021
  • By: cjsfprog
The Canadian Philosophy Show
Debating hot philosophical topics!
on CJSF 90.1FM Thursday 9-10am.

The Canadian Philosophy Show is a radio program and podcast that was founded as “Spring Forward” in 2017 by students at Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC, in conjunction with CHLY c/c radio. It is currently produced by students from Vancouver Island University with participation from students at other Canadian universities, including Simon Fraser University.

The show explores issues of classical and modern philosophy, including contemporary scientific, political, and ethical issues.

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  • Posted on: 19 March 2021
  • By: cjsfprog
Earth Riot Radio
Humour & music for the Sixth Extinction
on CJSF 90.1FM Wednesday 5:30-6pm.
Hosted by Savitri D. and William “Rev. Billy” Talen, each show offers listeners climate change’s latest science, “Sounds of Extinction”, audio of animals that have vanished, and.weekly interviews with leading earth-defenders in science, the arts and direct action protest.
Music by The Stop Shopping Choir and the Fiery Eagles of Justice.




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  • Posted on: 21 January 2021
  • By: cjsfprog
ACE-IT Podcasts
High school student led content reflecting youth culture.
is not currently scheduled.

Each year, CJSF partners with the Burnaby North Secondary School to provide Grade 11 and 12 students enrolled in the Music Production & Technology ACE-IT Industry Training Program job ready skills development and industry experience.  Due to COVID, the students learned to create podcasts in lieu of doing live radio. Tune in for a youth perspective as they share areas of interests and reflect on topics that affect them.   


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  • Posted on: 19 November 2020
  • By: cjsfprog
The Radio Tales
. . . a musical memoir
is not currently scheduled.

To Contact Elaine Margaret Roach  (E.M. Roach)egh@sfu.ca

The Radio Tales are personal narratives that interweave story and song, to reflect the teller's lived experience, as an extension of the writer's voice (LaBelle, 2006)

This collection of radio tales was written & recorded as research for my graduate thesis* and then broadcast on The Arts Edge (2015-2020).

* To access thesis, Performing Identity at The Arts Edge: Developing Radio Memoir Through the Excavation of Living Inquiry, go to https://theses.lib.sfu.ca/file/thesis/6011

* To access SFU article about thesis and my work in radio, go to: https://www.sfu.ca/education/newsevents/foe-news/2020/october-2020/signa... 


The Collection of 27  (To listen to a radio tale, click on hyperlink below)

Radio Tale #1: The Ledge https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07112020

Radio Tale #2: You’re a Song https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07112020-0

Radio Tale #3: Bloodlines, Leylines & the Luck of the Irish https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07112020-1

Radio Tale #4: Downtown, The Great Escape https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07112020-2

Radio Tale #5: Loser’s Weep https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07112020-3

Radio Tale #6: David Cassidy, I Think I Loved You https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07182020

Radio Tale #7: Riding the Prairie Airwaves  https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07182020-0

Radio Tale #8: Pardon Me if I’m Sentimental  https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07182020-1

Radio Tale #9: Sixteen Candles & Four Girls on a Saturday Night  https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07182020-2 

Radio Tale #10: Who are You?  https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07182020-3

Radio Tale #11: Rumors, Surprises & Little White Lies  https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07182020-4

Radio Tale #12: On the Cover of Musical Influence  https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07232020

Radio Tale #13: Falling Down the Rabbit Hole https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07232020-0

Radio Tale #14: He Called Me a Writer https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07232020-1

Radio Tale #15: Fries & Gravy and Three Songs for a Quarter https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07232020-2

Radio Tale #16: I Was Just Bad at Math https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07232020-3

Radio Tale #17: Boyfriends, Boxes and Books https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07252020

Radio Tale #18: Finding the Truth in Comedy https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07252020-2

Radio Tale #19: Settling or Settling Down https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07252020-0

Radio Tale #20: Just Until I Get My Bearings https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-07252020-1

Radio Tale #21: Facebook, Fiction and the Trouble with Fame https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-08022020

Radio Tale #22: Me & Huckelberry Finn https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-08022020-0

Radio Tale #23: Revisiting the Prairie Homestead https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-08022020-1

Radio Tale #24: The Last Days of Country Music https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-08022020-2

Radio Tale #25: My Dad, the Story of a Life https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-08152020

Radio Tale #25B: Eggs on Toast https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-08152020-0

Radio Tale #26: Waking Up in Grad School https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-08152020-2

Radio Tale #27: The Path https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/aRadio Tales-edge-playlist-08152020-1


The Collection of 21: The Early Radio Tales [2013-2014]  (To listen to a radio tale, click on hyperlink below)

Radio Tale: Me, My Mom & Susan Jacks https://www.cjsf.ca/station/playlists/2949

Radio Tale: Meghan, Marriage and Royal Happenstance https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/radio-tales-playlist-09132022-0


The Radio Tales of The Roach Siblings

 Auntie Stella singing "Good Night Irene" - https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/radio-tales-playlist-10282022

Auntie Mamie singing "Good Night Irene"





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Annie Roach
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  • Posted on: 14 August 2020
  • By: cjsfprog
Speak Up, Listen Up, Act Upon
Sista C's Friday
on CJSF 90.1FM Friday 10-11am.

Public Affairs Discussions

Interviews, Roundtable Discussions, Poetry, Podcasts - you'll hear it all (and much more!) here in the place to be with Sista C, every Friday morning at 10am. Tune in, and then Speak Up, Listen Up, and Act Upon what you've learned!

Charlotte 'Sista C 'Ferrell



























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Charlotte 'Sista C' Ferrell
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  • Posted on: 30 July 2020
  • By: cjsfpa