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  • Reach your community

    Posted by Rob on January 18th, 2018

    Do you have a community announcement? Are you hosting an event that you want to publicize? Public service announcements (PSA) and community events announcements are always welcome, email the details or a poster of your event to [email protected] or call us with the details – 204-786-972.

    If you are interested in a regular program to talk about your community or events, check out our volunteer opportunities and connect with Ugonna our Volunteer Coordinator.

    Announcements are free but not guaranteed

  • Best Holiday Wishes!

    Posted by Rob on December 18th, 2017

    All of us at CKUW are wising you the best for this season and on into 2018!

    CKUW’s music elves have brought out the Christmas Music collection for volunteers to use. Check the list, we have many classics along side some great non-traditional albums. Call our on-air line at 204-774-6877 to make a request! CKUW Christmas Collection

    We will be broadcasting live through most of the holidays but the University of Winnipeg is closed from December 22nd to January 3rd. If you have won a prize we will hold onto it for you to pick up in the new year.

  • Programming Updates

    Posted by Victoria on November 29th, 2017

    Tune in to hear what’s new on CKUW!

    • Medicine Wheel of Music has been extended by 30 minutes. Join hosts Tony and Jesse regularly on Sundays from 10 – 11:30 AM.
    • Day for Night (formerly Near and Far) finds a new home on our schedule, now Wednesdays from 10:30 PM – Midnight. Similarly, the Exile Files now broadcasts on Thursdays from 10 – 11 AM
    • This past Tuesday, In the Pocket aired its final episode after 10 years on the air! Thanks Kevin for all your hard work.
    • For just over the last month, Flailing in a Time Warp has taken over the Wednesday evening 9–10 PM slot. Join Holly and Holly for a living room dance party!
    • We thank our radio friends from Haines Junction, Yukon for all their good work on JAM Live! The show can still be heard online. Replacing JAM Live will be CKUSpeaks, a two-hour compilation of three original CKUW programs: MonkeySparrow, Eat Your Arts and Vegetables, and Wooden Spoons. Tune in Sunday mornings from 6-8 AM to hear those programs, repurposed for your Sunday listening enjoyment.
    • Welcome Terry to People of Interest! Terry is a regular volunteer in CKUW’s music department, and is trying out on-air hosting on the Wednesday edition of People of Interest.
  • Winnipeg Campus/Community Radio Society AGM

    Posted by Rob on November 27th, 2017

    Per By-law 3(2):

    TO: MEMBERS of the WINNIPEG CAMPUS/COMMUNITY RADIO SOCIETY INC. (WCCRS)
    (operating radio station CKUW)

    NOTICE OF 2017 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

    The Winnipeg Campus/Community Radio Society Inc. announces its 2017 annual general meeting:

    DATE: Monday, December 11, 2017
    TIME: 6:30 PM (sign-in at 6:00 PM)
    LOCATION: University of Winnipeg – The Hive – Main floor Lockhart Hall (off Ellice Ave. entrance)

    If you would like more information, contact [email protected] or [email protected] .

  • 2017 Student Radio Marathon Schedule

    Posted by Victoria on November 6th, 2017

    Our upcoming Student Radio Marathon is taking place on-air on Wednesday, November 8. Below is the schedule for the day’s programming. Enjoy! Check back here after the Marathon for the archived episodes.

    6am – 7:30am : CKUW’s Volunteer Coordinator Ugonna will wake you up with 90 minutes of student focused programming.

    7:30am – 8am : Rachel D will introduce you to SAS, Sociology Action Students – their group, goals, and mission.

    8am – 8:30am : Laura S shares her experience as an adult returning to school through the PACE program. Featuring guest speaker Serge Sousa.

    8:30am – 10am : Enjoy a bowl of Queerios in the morning! Alex, Jacob, and Eliza discuss their experiences growing up and living as LGBT, LGBT culture, Drag Queens, and more!

    10am – 11am : Sean T and his teammates from the Wesmen Men’s Basketball team talk basketball for an hour.

    11am – Noon : Femisphere’s Mahlet C curates an hour of empowering and awesome music.

    Noon – 1pm : Chimsolum Chigbo DJs for your lunch hour.

    1pm – 1:30pm : Brenden and Laura from the UWSA give you the low-down on campus happenings.

    1:30pm – 3pm : Stories from TYP (Transition Year Program) – tune in to hear original narratives written by the students at the University of Winnipeg!

    3pm – 4pm : Kristjanna spins some original selections for listening ears!

    4pm – 5pm : Ebube E presents some of his original music, and other favourite tunes.

    5pm – 6pm : The Uniter, the U of W’s student newspaper, will introduce you to some of their topics, contributors, and editors.

    6pm – 6:30pm : Eric D programs 30 minutes of music based off of movie soundtracks.

    6:30pm – 7:30pm : UW’s LGBTCentre gives you a preview of HomoHop!

    7:30pm – 8:30pm : Emma N returns to our airwaves with a selection of great music.

    8:30pm – 9pm : Jack B presents 30 minutes of music.

    9pm – 10pm : Kyle L takes over the late eve with slick tunes.

    10pm – 10:30pm : Ryan W brings you a special student-focused edition of Behind the Curtain,.

    10:30pm – 11:30pm : Immanuel I talks student-budgeting and planning for success.