The CJSR Edition is a kaleidoscope of illuminated ideas, insights and stories. It's a weekly exploration of culture, both high and low.
Framing Ethical Oil + The Impact of Residential Schools
On this episode, Grant MacEwan Communications Professor Roberta Laurie talks about her research around Ethical Oil, a phrase popularized by polarizing lobbyist Ezra Levant in his eponymous book published in 2010. Then, a conversation with Charlene Bearhead, National Coordinator of Project of Heart, and Raymond Yakeleya, filmmaker and residential school survivor, about the historical context of […]
Edmonton: The Worst Place for a Woman in Canada?
A recent study published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Edmonton was ranked the worst place to be a woman in Canada. The worst! To find out why, we called up the author of the study, Kate McInturff, the author of the study, to find out what makes our fair city such an atrocious […]
3.03 David Barsamian
Today’s episode features a personal interview with David Barsamian, the creator, producer and host of Alternative Radio. Barsamian is one of the America’s most beloved journalists and we speak to him about the modern American media landscape, what inspired his initial foray into radioland, and the most difficult interview of his life. Also in […]
3.03 Truth and Reconciliation
Established on June 1, 2008, the goals of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission include documenting and promoting the extent and impact of residential school experiences. Their final national event took place in Edmonton from March 27-30. This episode of the CJSR Edition contains excerpts from this event.
Reconciliation At Grandin Station
On March 27 – 30, the Truth and Reconciliation concluded its journey with its final national event here in Edmonton. However, the process of reconciling our history as Albertans is ongoing.
3.02 A Solution to Homelessness?
On this week’s episode of the CJSR Edition, three radio stories about people attempting to wrap their heads around the complex problem of homelessness, and then doing their part, in both large and small ways, to help find a solution to Canada’s homelessness problem.