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  • 300 Episodes of the Electric Chair

    Posted by Victoria on December 9th, 2016

    This Saturday December 10, the Electric Chair celebrates a true milestone: 300 episodes on the airwaves! Tune in, or give Nicole a call to share congratulations.
    For over a decade, the Electric Chair has delivered an eclectic musical journey from Sinatra to ska and all points in between. Airing 11 AM – 1 PM tomorrow, don’t miss out on the fun!

  • New Programming on CKUW!

    Posted by Victoria on December 1st, 2016

    Here are some new and upcoming shows on the airwaves!

    Accessibility Matters – Your host BBS walks you through 30 minutes of talk about accessibility issues. 11 – 11:30 AM every Thursday.

    Deprogrammed – Deprogrammed takes you beyond the headlines in this hour-long special series of media analysis. Tuesdays on People of Interest, 8 – 9 AM.

    Lush Hour Traffic – Special guests talking about favourite-est albums! Learn about new music, old music, to the left, to the right. Spin your record round the outside round the outside. A lush soundtrack, especially for you as afternoon turns to evening and the gridlock eases just for a moment, sun shining through dusty windshields. Tuesdays from 4-5 PM

    Brain Drainer Radio – All kindsa punk from all kindsa places and all kindsa times. Tune in and drain your brain 10:30 PM to midnight every Friday night.

    Standing Rock – This 6-part series documents stories of the water protectors opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. Hosted by Mike Tod, and produced by CJSW 90.9 FM in Calgary, AB. Airing Sundays from 11 – 11:30 AM

    Rendez-vous de la Francophonie – Rendez-vous de la Francophonie is an annual celebration of Canada’s membership in the Francophonie and promotes the French language and its numerous cultural expressions. To celebrate RVF for 2016-2017, nearly 50 campus and community stations across Canada will produce 28 minutes of audio shows and broadcast weekly documentaries October 2016 to October 2017. Sundays from 4 – 4:30 PM

    J.R’s Gone Country – J.R.’s going country, and he’s taking you with him! B-sides and new country too. Thursdays 4-5 PM, beginning December 8.

    L Target – Profiling music from video games, and keeping you informed about the world of independent games and gaming. Beginning December 29, and continuing every Thursday from 10 – 11 AM.

  • Welcome Ugonna Chigbo, Volunteer Coordinator

    Posted by Rob on November 21st, 2016

    Our new Volunteer Coordinator is a familiar & friendly face both on and off campus. Ugonna volunteers on the morning show Fantastic Fridays and has worked hard to promote CKUW to the students at UW.

    His dedication to community radio has earned him multiple volunteer awards. We are very excited to add Ugonna to the CKUW team and we know that volunteers new and old will be in great hands!

  • Turn on the FM chip!

    Posted by Rob on November 14th, 2016

    Today’s smartphones already have an FM receiver built in and everyone could have free and easy access to radio through wireless devices. In general the FM receivers are not activated by all wireless carriers and phone makers.

    Find out how you can take action!

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