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  • Fundrive 2022 is ON-Air!

    Posted by Rob on February 11th, 2022

    Our broadcast is powered by community members like you! Direct contributions at Fundrive help pay for radio essentials like equipment updates and ongoing costs. We have weathered the last two years thanks to your generosity and we want to continue growing to support our communities recovery from the pandemic.

    For the next two weeks, our volunteers will be working hard to get your pledges. We need a total of $60,000 from 1000 donors to meet our 2022 budget, please help us out by making a donation online at From 8am – 8pm staff will also be answering the phones (204-774-6877) if you have questions or need assistance with your donation.

    A donation of as little as $70 moves us closer to our goal, and as thanks from us, you can receive a 2022 Fundrive T-shirt. Make your contribution now, every dollar counts –

    Thank you!!

  • International Clash Day!

    Posted by Rob on February 7th, 2022

    “We’re anti-fascist, anti-violence, anti-racist, and we’re pro-creative. We’re against ignorance.”

    A project of KEXP Radio, International Clash Day has been celebrating the iconic band The Clash since 2012. This year CKUW is proud to join into the fun with a special broadcast Tuesday February 8th at 8pm. Interviews with Darryl Reilly (Subcity, Greg Rekus), Johannes Lodewyks (Sub City, Noble Thiefs) and Mandy Sousa (ManCandy, Death Cassette) on the influence and importance of the Clash with hand picked playlists of their favorite Clash and Joe Strummer tunes.

  • Fundrive 2022 - Pledge Drive - February 11th - 25th

    Posted by Rob on January 20th, 2022

    Listeners like you play a vital role in sustaining CKUW. Not only do we rely on local volunteers for most of our programming we also count on your donations to cover 1/4 of our budget.

    From February 11th to 25th we’ll be asking for your direct support to keep CKUW on-air and ad-free. You can donate today at

    Listener funding ensures that we can remain independent and adventurous! Your donations support training, equipment renewal and the ongoing operation of the radio. Our online services like the live stream and archive are funded primarily through listener donations at Fundrive.

    Gifts of $35 or more are eligible for unique thank you incentives from CKUW, show your pride in the station by wearing one of our hoodies ($160) or demonstrate your commitment to community by pledging for a monogamous FM radio ($500). If you aren’t interested in a gift, you can request a 2022 tax receipt from the University of Winnipeg Foundation.

    Please consider the value of CKUW in your life and plan your donation today. Thank you!

  • Seasonal Greetings!

    Posted by Rob on December 13th, 2021

    The volunteers, board and staff of CKUW wish you a very happy holiday season. We’ll have live local radio for much of the break thanks to our dedicated volunteer hosts. Call 204-774-6877 to make a request from our holiday music collection. You can look up your favourites here – CKUW Christmas Collection

    Our office will be closed starting December 22nd. We’ll be back to regular office hours on January 5th.

  • Last Episode of ‘Classical Delights’

    Posted by Rob on December 10th, 2021

    This Sunday December 12th is the final episode of the classical music program ‘Classical Delights’. Thanks to John Iverson for providing us with this great show. Listeners can look forward to public affairs program ‘Redeye’ starting next week. Redeye is produced at CFRO Co-Op radio in Vancouver –