37 episodes

On The Corridor podcast, we feature news stories created by Local Journalism Initiative reporters in Kingston and area including CFRC’s own Chris Lawrie with contributions from CJAI Amherst Island Radio, County FM in Picton, CFWN FM in Cobourg plus LJI print media journalists from The Kingstonist, YGK News, and the Brockville Recorder and Times. The Corridor broadcasts Thursdays at 5 PM EST on CFRC's terrestrial signal 101.9 FM and can be streamed at cfrc.ca. The Corridor has been made possible by our team of staff and volunteers, the Community Radio Fund of Canada, the Local Journalism Initiative, the Queen's University Department of History Internship Program, Queen's University Career Services, and of course our donors. Hosted by Dinah Jansen, Executive Director, Radio Queen's University. From Coburg to Cornwall, Westport to the Lake Ontario & St. Lawrence River waterfronts, we've got you covered.

The Corridor CFRC Podcast Network

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On The Corridor podcast, we feature news stories created by Local Journalism Initiative reporters in Kingston and area including CFRC’s own Chris Lawrie with contributions from CJAI Amherst Island Radio, County FM in Picton, CFWN FM in Cobourg plus LJI print media journalists from The Kingstonist, YGK News, and the Brockville Recorder and Times. The Corridor broadcasts Thursdays at 5 PM EST on CFRC's terrestrial signal 101.9 FM and can be streamed at cfrc.ca. The Corridor has been made possible by our team of staff and volunteers, the Community Radio Fund of Canada, the Local Journalism Initiative, the Queen's University Department of History Internship Program, Queen's University Career Services, and of course our donors. Hosted by Dinah Jansen, Executive Director, Radio Queen's University. From Coburg to Cornwall, Westport to the Lake Ontario & St. Lawrence River waterfronts, we've got you covered.

    The Corridor July 18th 2024

    The Corridor July 18th 2024

    In this week’s episode of the Corridor, CFRC’s Christena Lawrie covers new developments through a land donation to support the Sleeping Cabins project in Kingston.
    Dinah Jansen reads two stories from Owen Fullerton of YGK News about the LCBO’s recent cancellation of plans for limited store openings during the OPSEU strike and KEDCO grants to support local youth entrepreneurship. Jansen also reads a story by Keith Dempsey of the Brockville Recorder and Times on the dedication of a new commemorative bench in Gananoque.
    Ted Evans of CJAI Amherst Island Radio follows with a story on new land and agricultural studies for the Loyalist Township area and another story on Loyalist Township’s new Master Fire Plan. Jeff Gard of CFWN Cobourg with a story on new provincial funding for a training and development centre in Cobourg. The episode wraps with the weather forecast and concert and events listings for the Kingston Area through July 21st 2024

    • 29 min
    The Corridor, July 11th, 2024

    The Corridor, July 11th, 2024

    On this week’s edition of The Corridor, CFRC’s Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Christena Lawrie, provides a story about the Lodgepole Arts Alliance’s proposal to build an Indigenous Arts Centre at Lemoine Point. Dinah Jansen reads a story from the LJI Reporter for YGK News, Owen Fullerton, about the ongoing LCBO strike.
    In other regional news, the LJI Reporter for CJAI FM Amherst Island, Ted Evans, with a story about the creation of a new master fire plan for Loyalist Township. CFWN’s Jeff Gard provides a story about the cancellation of Northumberland County’s Commuter Connect program. Jesse Bell with the Environment Canada weather report for the Kingston region. Paige Lang with CFRC’s Community Concert and Events Calendar. The Corridor is made possible by the Local Journalism Initiative and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

    • 33 min
    The Corridor, July 4th, 2024

    The Corridor, July 4th, 2024

    On this week’s edition of The Corridor, CFRC’s Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Christena Lawrie, provides a story about a historic donation to the Partners in Mission Food Bank. Dinah Jansen reads a story from the Local Journalism Initiative Reporter for YGK News, Owen Fullerton, about layoffs at Queen’s University. Jesse Bell reads a story from the LJI Reporter for the Morrisburg Leader, Phillip Blancher, about the provincial government’s decision to pause the wetlands mapping process in the Township of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal.
    In other regional news, the LJI Reporter for CJPE Prince Edward County, Brenda Little, with a story about the proposed cutting of endangered butternut trees in Prince Edward County. The LJI Reporter for CFWN Cobourg, Jeff Gard, with a story highlighting the outstanding achievements of a young athlete in Cobourg. Jesse Bell with the Environment Canada weather report for the Kingston region. Paige Lang with CFRC’s Community Concert and Events Calendar. The Corridor is made possible by the Local Journalism Initiative and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

    • 27 min
    The Corridor, June 27th, 2024

    The Corridor, June 27th, 2024

    On this week’s edition of The Corridor, CFRC’s Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Christena Lawrie, provides a story about Kingston City Council’s rejection of a proposed overnight train whistle ban. Jesse Bell reads a story from the LJI Reporter for The Kingstonist, Michelle Dorey Forestell, about Kingston City Council’s approval of a pilot “On-Demand” transit service. Dinah Jansen reads a story from the LJI Reporter for YGK News, Owen Fullerton, about the announcement of a new building for the Partners in Mission Food Bank.
    In other regional news, the LJI Reporter for CJPE Prince Edward County, Brenda Little, with a story about the conversion of a derelict military base into a new cultural hub. Jesse Bell with the Environment Canada weather report for the Kingston region. Paige Lang with CFRC’s Community Concert and Events Calendar. The Corridor is made possible by the Local Journalism Initiative and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

    • 23 min
    The Corridor, June 20th, 2024

    The Corridor, June 20th, 2024

    On this week’s edition of The Corridor, CFRC’s Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Christena Lawrie, provides a story about a $25 million dollar donation to Queen’s University. Dinah Jansen reads a story from the LJI Reporter for The Kingstonist, Michelle Dorey Forestell, that provides an update on the Napanee cyber-security breach that originally occurred in January, 2024. Jesse Bell reads a story from the LJI Reporter for YGK News, Owen Fullerton, about MP Mark Gerretsen’s response to a proposed piece of legislature related to the Nutrition North Program.
    In other regional news, the LJI Reporter for CJPE Prince Edward County, Brenda Little, presents a story about Prince Edward County Council’s plans to address the harassment of municipal staff. Jesse Bell with the Environment Canada weather report for the Kingston region. Paige Lang with CFRC’s Community Concert and Events Calendar. The Corridor is made possible by the Local Journalism Initiative and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

    The Corridor, June 13th, 2024

    The Corridor, June 13th, 2024

    On this week’s edition of The Corridor, CFRC’s Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Christena Lawrie, provides a story about a reunion celebrating Kingston’s first housing co-op, Grenville Park. Jesse Bell reads a story from the LJI Reporter for YGK News, Owen Fullerton, about the demolition of the LaSalle Causeway’s Bascule Bridge.
    In other regional news, the LJI Reporter for CJPE Prince Edward County, Brenda Little, presents a story about local backlash to a reduction of services at the Picton Marina. LJI Reporter, Jeff Gard, from CFWN Cobourg with a story about Owen Beck’s outstanding performance in the Memorial Cup. Jesse Bell with the Environment Canada weather report for the Kingston region. Paige Lang with CFRC’s Community Concert and Events Calendar.
    The Corridor is made possible by the Local Journalism Initiative and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

    • 48 min

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