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2023 Funding Drive Originals

All of the non-show specific Original content from CJSW’s 2023 Funding Drive can be listened to on this page! Find …

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Accessible Airwaves

Dedicated to the education and exploration of disabled life, giving voice to the life and experience of people with disabilities

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Alternative Radio

Established in 1986, is a weekly one-hour public affairs program offered free to all public radio stations in the U.S., Canada, Europe and beyond

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A half-hour monthly program about the arts in Calgary

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BIG Winter Classic’s AI Art Panel

On January 25th, CJSW was invited to record a panel organized by the BIG Winter Classic Festival, focusing on the …

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Body Slam Poetry

BODY SLAM POETRY is an eight episode limited series about Calgary and Alberta's wrestling history & the current, independent scene.

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Bumping into Walls

A monthly, conversation-style spoken word program about living with vision loss, the challenges, the successes, and the day-to-day walls we all bump into

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Calgary: A Sprawling Obsession

The rapid pace of Calgary’s expansion since the 50s continuously raised questions from academics and concerned citizens, who described it …

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City Spotlight

Calgary is home to hundreds of non-profit organizations, making our city a great place to live. City Spotlight is an …

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CJSW Originals

CJSW Originals is a rotating block of CJSW volunteer produced podcasts and special talk-show programming. These air on 90.9 FM …

CJSW Presents

Broadcasting long-form series, mini-series, standalone episodes, and past episodes of the best of CJSW Original Podcast programming.

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CJSW Stories

Join host Josh Corcoran as he sits down with members of the CJSW community (both new and old), asking them …

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CQ (CJSW Quarterly)

A quarterly Magazine-style CJSW Original featuring segments produced by CJSW volunteers, programmers, and staff, with each episode focusing on a …

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Diary of a Naija Immigrant

Onyie and Tomi take us on a journey of honest, real life experiences of various immigrants who have moved to Canada …

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Dykes on Mykes Reunion Show

The members of Dykes on Mykes – a past CJSW Original series – reunite at CJSW 90.9 FM’s station to …

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Ears Have Eyes

How do our ears see? Perhaps in a brighter, more dynamic technicolour than our eyes can begin to imagine. Ears …

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Gamers Oasis

Gamers Oasis covers the major news and issues affecting the hardcore, average and new gamer!

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From Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC), the University of Calgary Faculty of Law, and CJSW 90.9 FM, this is Hearsay. …

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Each episode of Hearth2Heart features a conversation between host Gayathri Shukla and an everyday role model, who explores their story …

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Historical Figures, Icons, and Others

While all human history is the product of infinite moving parts, there always stands notable figures who reflected certain eras …

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Identifying Canadians: Canada Day through the eyes of BIPOC

Recordings from "Identifying Canadians: Canada Day through the eyes of BIPOC" panel. Listen to the stories of others and celebrate the BIPOC experience in Canada.

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In The Works

Want career advice that’s candid, fun and relevant? In each episode of In the Works, we sit down with a special …

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Inadvertent Pathways

In collaboration with the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Calgary, Inadvertent Pathways explores the sinister and arcane …

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Indigenization Across the Nation

The show is about Indigenous issues covering local and international news combined with well known Indigenous artists. Interviews with prominent …

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Keeping Green

Environmentalists, students, and experts explore environmental issues in this educational and entertaining podcast

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Keeping it WIKKID

How do you Keep it WIKKID? Your host Leah McClure, AKA the WIKKID Witch of Entertainment is western Canada’s rave …

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Linguistically Aware

Linguistically Aware is a spoken word program about the use of language in all walks of life airing monthly on …

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Many Different Birds

Many Different Birds aims to create a safe platform to address healthcare challenges, communicate lived experiences, and provide knowledge about …

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Movie Night with CIFF

Movie Night with CIFF is all about bringing insightful and entertaining content surrounding the world of cinema to our audiences …

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Oddities of Violence

In each episode, your Oddities of Violence hosts interview an expert studying terrorism, genocide, or the philosophy of violence, exploring …

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Rave Dad’s Diary

Rave Dad’s Diary explores the globalization of electronic dance music from the perspective of a rural Alberta boy turned raver. …

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Recordings from the 2022 Siksika Health Fair

CJSW Presents recordings from the Mental Health Awareness Day of the Siksika Health Fair 2022, which took place at the Gordon Yellow Fly Memorial Arbor in June.

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ReEvolve Podcast

A podcast exploring Canadian underground hip-hop from ReEvolve Media. Join the team at ReEvolve, including host, Jordan Lewis, as they …

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Shifting Perspectives

Shifting Perspectives is a podcast hosted by Tyler Phillips. Tyler began recording this series for her social work (BSW) practicum. …

Somebody Date Jenn and Kyle

The podcast where two people pursue and try to succumb to love. Airing at 8PM on the first Wednesday of every …

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Special Olympics Alberta’s Accessible Athletics

Join host and Special Olympic Athlete Damion Chiodo as he speaks with fellow athletes and experts about ways to stay …

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A collaboration between the Sprawl and CJSW, Sprawlcast is a show for curious Calgarians who want more than the daily …

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Students’ Union Weekly

The SU Weekly is UofC’s source for on-campus news regarding the Students’ Union. Tune into 90.9FM on Thursdays at 11:30am, …

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Survivors is an eight-part podcast series created by CJSW Radio 90.9 FM in Mohkinstsis (Calgary) in partnership with the Government of Canada’s Department of Canadian Heritage.

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The Calgary Pride Cast

Listen to The Calgary Pride Cast, a space where diversity is celebrated and the experiences of Mohkinstsis / Calgary’s 2SLGBTQ+ community are …

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The Drop and The Turning

The Drop and The Turning is a monthly music podcast exploring the unpredictable magic of change - change we didn’t anticipate, change we shape, change we deeply long for.

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The Future of Community Panel

The Future of Community: Bridging Gaps in Physical and Digital Landscapes Join us for an insightful panel discussion on “The …

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The Poetry Joint

Come hang out with host Stephen Donahue at “The Poetry Joint”, a time and place and setting for poetry. Listening …

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The PopCulture Effect

Welcome to The PopCulture Effect, where host Rob along with his closest friends bring to light the latest news you …

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The Reference Desk

Join Andrew Baldock while he scours CJSW’s music library for odd albums, fascinating bands, and other projects that make you …

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The Sports Show

The Sports Show is a podcast that spotlights what’s happening with the latest in sports, on campus and beyond, from …

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The WISE Podcast

The WISE Podcast is a series created by UCalgary’s Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) club that delves into the experiences …

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Top Charts of 2021

Over the course of six special episodes, we’ll be highlighting the albums that CJSW hosts played the most over the …

Top Charts of 2022

It’s that time of year for pretty much every media outlet on earth where we count down 2022’s most popular …

Top Charts of 2023

It’s time for CJSW’s Top Charts of 2023! Over the course of eight episodes, we’re highlighting the albums that CJSW …

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What’s Your Story

Come explore a different topic with hosts Serene and Tami; two international students exploring multicultural experiences and the impact it …

Words and Culture

Words and Culture weaves conversations with Indigenous language and knowledge keepers together with music by Indigenous artists. The team creating …

Write On! Songs Podcast 2021-22

The Write On! Songwriting Experience podcast, hosted by Leanne Lightfoot and Aisha Boyce – two of this year’s participants of …

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Writer’s Block

CJSW’s monthly foray into literature. Hosted and produced by a student driven collective, Writer’s Block is focused on local events, …

YYC Block Party

CJSW would like to welcome you to the neighborhood with the YYC Block Party podcast! We will be firing up …