Alert! Radio was Canadian Dimension’s weekly podcast which ran from September 2005 - May 2012. It was recorded and broadcast first on CKUW 95.9 FM at the University of Winnipeg, and later on 101.5 UMFM at the University of Manitoba. It was also available on the Rabble Podcast Network.
Our show covered politics, economics, issues of social and environmental justice; featured interviews, commentaries, profiles of people in the news; had features on music, media, the arts; as well as special shows dedicated to new ideas or significant events.
Our entire show archive is presented here.
Pascale Robitaille who coordinates Stella, an organization that offers services and rights’ defence by and for sex workers in Montreal, comments on how the recent ruling in Ontario’s Superior Court will affect the safety of sex workers. Diana Lombardi, coordinator at the Fédération des femmes du Québec talks about the World March of Women which is just completing the 2010 march as we speak. The FFQ has been among the main organizers of the march since its inception in 2000. Award winning American-Venezuelan journalist Eva Golinger comments on the results of Venezuela’s parliamentary elections, the attempted coup in Equador and Brazil’s new president. Mitch Podoluk goes story telling on Music is the Weapon.