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Today in YGK – CFRC Podcast Network
20 minutes | Jun 9, 2021
Why We Should Reconsider COVID-19 Vaccine Passports
In this segment of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with Tommy Cooke of Queen’s University to discuss why we should reconsider COVID-19 vaccine passports, based on a written piece featured in the Queen’s Gazette by Tommy Cooke and Benjamin Muller.
29 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
Museum of Healthcare Contributes to Heritage Minute
In this segment of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with Kevin Moorhouse, Museum Manager of the Museum of Healthcare at Kingston to discuss the museum’s contribution to Historica’s new Heritage Minute that celebrates the 100th anniversary of the discovery of Insulin. You can watch the Heritage minute here! For more information on the Museum of Healthcare, visit their website! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MuseumofHealthCare/ Instagram: museumofhealth Twitter: MuseumofHealth YouTube: MuseumOfHealthCare museumofhealthcare.blog (100+ articles on healthcare history, obscure artifacts, and at-home educational activities!) mhc.andornot.com (15,000+ FREE online object catalog with detailed object information and contextual history)
30 minutes | May 18, 2021
Dean Burry Talks Watershed Festival!
In this segment of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with Dr. Dean Burry, a professor at Queen’s University who is also the creative director of the Watershed Festival, a festival first of its kind that celebrates musical theatre and opera. To register for the festival, visit their website by clicking here or going to www.watershedmusictheatre.com for this fully FREE and virtual festival.
23 minutes | May 11, 2021
Summer Programming and Events at the Agnes!
In this segment of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with Shannon Brown (Program Coordinator) and Charlotte Gagnier (Program Assisstant) of the Agnes Etherington Art Centre to discuss the Isabel and Alfred Bader Lecture in European Art, the Deep Looking Exhibitions and the Art Camp at Home program for kids. For more information and to register for these programs, visit agnes.queensu.ca today!
24 minutes | May 5, 2021
Learn About “Do Art. Be Wonderful.” with Francisco Corbett
In this segment, our Arts Coordinator, Sadie Mcfadden sits down virtually with artist Francisco Corbett to discuss his event “Do Art. Be Wonderful.” In this art workshop, Kingston artist Francisco Corbett will reinforce the importance of doing art to be free. Expanding on the ideas of doing and not overthinking youth will focus on freedom through creative expression. Francisco will share his own experience of creating art for freedom and says “art can be an avenue for freedom and everyone should try art in any form”. Find out more and sign up to save your spot: https://bit.ly/3mrO9uo
25 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
All Things Juvenis Festival!
In this segment, Alexandra sits down with Kate and Maya, the Co-managing directors of the Juvenis Festival! Visit www.juvenisfestival.ca to check out the schedule and sign up for the amazing workshops and programming they have!
25 minutes | Apr 21, 2021
Interview with Cathy Czabo, President and CEO of Providence Care
In this segment, we chat with Cathy Czabo, President and CEO of Providence Care Hospital in Kingston. She joins us to talk about Providence Care’s recent announcement that it is opening its facilities to admit additional patients from acute care facilities to its hospital site to help relieve pandemic-related pressures.
30 minutes | Apr 6, 2021
Today in YGK – Turtle Egg Conservation in Kingston
In this segment of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with Darcey and Monika of Turtles Eggs Conservation in Kingston to discuss turtle poaching and more. Be sure to check them out on Instagram @turtleeggs_conservation and you can donate to their GoFundMe by clicking here!
32 minutes | Mar 24, 2021
Today in YGK – Interview with Inquiry@Queen’s Prize Winner, Philippe Haddad
In this segment, we sit down with Philippe Haddad, a 4th year ArtSci student in History, and recent Inquiry@Queen’s presenter and prize winner. Philippe chats about his research paper “Shut up and Dribble”, a paper that analyzes the intersection of race and capitalism in the history of the NBA.
26 minutes | Mar 17, 2021
Today in YGK – A Virtual Murder Mystery Play!
In this episode of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with Christine Harvey, a director and playwright who is hosting a virtual murder mystery play in support of New Leaf Link, a charitable organization that helps adults with developmental disabilities. For tickets, you can contact Christine via e-mail at email@example.com – they’re only $25!
21 minutes | Feb 22, 2021
Today in YGK – Interview with Amelia Moses, Director of Bloodthirsty at KCFF ’21
In this segment of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with Amelia Moses, the director of KCFF’s opening night film Bloodthirsty to discuss the film, her career, and more! CFRC 101.9 FM is proud to sponsor the screening of Bloodthirsty on KCFF’s opening night! For tickets to the Kingston Canadian Film Festival, be sure to visit kingcanfilmfest.com today!
30 minutes | Feb 17, 2021
Today in YGK – Interview with Ryan Noth, Director of Drifting Snow at KCFF ’21
In this episode of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with Ryan Noth, a Canadian film director whose film, Drifting Snow (2019) will be a part of the Kingston Canadian Film Festival, running from February 26-March 7 2021! Check out this year’s lineup and buy your tickets at kingcanfilmfest.com today!
26 minutes | Feb 3, 2021
Today in YGK – Interview with Bruce Kauffman (Recipient of Mayor’s Arts Award)
In this week’s segment of Today in YGK, Elizabeth Kim sits down with Mayor’s Arts Award Recipient, Bruce Kauffman, who is the host of CFRC 101.9FM’s “Finding a Voice”. Also, learn about the $14,000 donation from the Class of 2020 Queen’s University Graduates, and more local news updates.
29 minutes | Jan 27, 2021
Today in YGK – What’s Going On at the Agnes? and FedDev Ont Announces $3 million for Kingston
In this week’s segment of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with Shannon Brown, Program Coordinator of the Agnes Etherington Art Centre. As well, learn about the announcement that FedDev Ontario made, in which they have given community partners in Kingston $3 million for health innovation.
30 minutes | Jan 20, 2021
Today in YGK – Queen’s Relay for Life
In this week’s segment of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with the Co-Presidents of Queen’s Relay for Life to talk about their upcoming relay event which is in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. We chat with Natalie Hanna, Izzy Bambrough, and Vanessa Salvatore! Also, we discuss City of Kingston updates as the city seeks resident input on several measures.
23 minutes | Jan 13, 2021
Today in YGK – Climate Change Symposium, City Council Moves to Ban Conversion Therapy
In this segment of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with Tess Wittmann, the Community Engagement Specialist of Sustainable Kingston to discuss the Kingston Climate Change Symposium taking place Thursday, Jan 14 2021 at 9am on the City of Kingston YouTube channel. Also, we recap what was discussed at Kingston City Council Meeting on Tuesday, Jan 12th 2021, in which council moved to ban conversion therapy.
26 minutes | Dec 30, 2020
Today in YGK: A Year in Review
In this segment of Today in YGK, we look back at quintessential moments in the Queen’s and Kingston community that have happened in the year of 2020. From the $40 million-USD gift from Bader Philanthropies, to Queen’s University’s commitment to address systemic racism, listen to 2020 highlights in our community.
30 minutes | Dec 16, 2020
Today in YGK – Bill 216, Celestial Occurences
In this week’s segment of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with Sarah Keyes and Dr. Rupa Patel of the KFL&A Food Policy Council to discuss the passing of Bill 216 in the Ontario Education Act that transforms experiential food literacy learning in the provincial curriculum. Additionally, we feature an interview with Queen’s University Astrophysics Phd Candidate, Connor Stone, about the rare Great Conjunction, in which Jupiter and Saturn will be at it’s closest together since hundreds of years back, taking place on Monday December 21st 2020.
30 minutes | Dec 9, 2020
Today in YGK – Helping Handbags Initiative, News Updates
In this week’s episode of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down in the virtual studio with Nishana Ramsawak, a Queen’s University Engineering PhD Candidate to discuss the Helping Handbags initiative she has started to help the less-fortunate women in the Kingston area. Also, learn more about the City’s search for the Sir John A. Macdonald Legacy and History in Kingston Working Group, Utilities Kingston scam calls, and the Kingston Symphony auction!
26 minutes | Dec 2, 2020
Today in YGK – Interview with Queen’s Women Soccer Team and News Updates
In this week’s segment of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with Christie Gray (Commerce ’21) and Kirstin Tynan (ArtSci ’24) of the Queen’s Women Varsity Soccer team to discuss the fundraising initiatives that led the Gaels to raise over $25,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society, with $10,000 of these funds from the soccer team itself.
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