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UCN’s Community and Industry Solutions Group and Workforce Development Centre

Interview

January 19th, 2021 12:00am

Tim Gibson from UCN’s Community and Industry Solutions Group and Workforce Development Centre spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about how the program works.

COVID-19 Ethics

Interview By Navi Bal

January 14th, 2021 12:00am

As the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic into 2021, a Manitoba ethicist talks about what lessons we should take from this pandemic once it’s behind us.Arthur Schafer, the Director of the Centre of Professional and Applied Ethics at the University of Manitoba, says it’s not too early to learn from this pandemic and that it should teach us how to be better prepared should a similar situation arise in the future.

Kelsey School Division Update

Statement

January 12th, 2021 12:00am

National Screen Institute New Program

Interview

January 8th, 2021 12:00am

Ursula Lawson from the National Screen institute spoke to Arctic Radio about a new program being offered called New Northern Voices.

Doctor William Libich on COVID 19 Vaccines

Interview

January 7th, 2021 12:00am

Doctor William Libich a Medical Officer of Health from the Northern Health Region spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about vaccine hesitancy during the COVID 19 pandemic.

Al Danais Mindset and Relationship Healing Specialist

Interview

December 30th, 2020 12:00am

Mindset and Relationship Healing Specialist Al Danais spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about how he works with people to develop what he calls soul connected relationships and he took some time to give some advice on how to deal with COVID 19 related stress.

The Pas Mayor Herb Jacques Year in Review and Plans for 2021

Interview

December 22nd, 2020 12:00am

The Pas Mayor Herb Jacques spoke to Arctic Radio about that the town has planned for the New Year and some of the positive things that happened this year.

Opaskwayak Cree Nation Christmas Concert

Interview

December 21st, 2020 12:00am

Opaskwayak Cree Nation is having a special Christmas concert tomorrow night live on Facebook. Please note the interview says 7PM but the concert has been moved to 6PM

UCN Voluntary Withdrawal and Mental Health Supports

Interview

December 17th, 2020 12:00am

Dan Smith the Vice President of Academic Research at The University College of the North spoke to Arctic Radio about their voluntary withdrawal and mental health resources available to students that are struggling during the pandemic.

The Pas Citizens on Patrol Update

Interview

December 16th, 2020 12:00am

Paulette Aamot the Local Coordinator for The Pas Citizens on Patrol spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about how the group has been operating during the pandemic and what they have planned for the near future. They are also looking to recruit new members and you can find out how to resister here.

Cyber Security

Interview

December 15th, 2020 12:00am

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many people around the world to adapt to remote learning, it has also shined a spotlight some issues, in this case cyber security. Kathy Knight with the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology of MITT says the attack surface for various businesses has increased exponentially due to how spread out their employee base has become because they’re working from home since COVID.

Round the Bend Farm Virtual Event

Interview

December 15th, 2020 12:00am

Edith Sexsmith from Round the Bend Farms spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about a special virtual event that they have planned for this weekend.

OCN Family Enhancement Christmas Contests

Interview

December 15th, 2020 12:00am

Martha Budd Genaile spoke to Arctic Radio about OCN Family Enhancements Christmas Contests

Northern Manitoba Trappers Festival 2021

Interview

December 11th, 2020 12:00am

Jenn Cook spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about how the 2021 Northern Manitoba Trappers Festival will operate during the pandemic.

Indigenous Emerging Artist Mentorship Intensive

Interview

December 9th, 2020 12:00am

The Manitoba Arts Network’s Indigenous Emerging Artist Mentor-ship Intensive is continuing to provide opportunities to up-and-coming singers and musicians across the province. Rhonda Head, the Indigenous Program Coordinator with the network, explains this program is offered in partnership with Manitoba Music’s Indigenous Development Program.

Kelsey Community School Hoilday Break and Remote Learning Plan

Interview

December 8th, 2020 12:00am

Jay Marin, the Principal of Kelsey Community School spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about how they are preparing for the upcoming holiday break and the remote learning procedures they have put in place in the midst of the ongoing pandemic.

Helga Bryant NRHA/UCN Health Care Aid

Interview

December 8th, 2020 12:00am

Following the announcement last week that UCN will be offering a condensed Health Care Aide program in the north next month, Arctic Radio News reached out to Northern Health Region CEO Helga Bryant to speak more on this program.

Holiday and Winter Fire Prevention Tips

Interview

November 30th, 2020 12:00am

Our Local Fire Chief Randy Maynch spoke to Arctic Radio to give some holiday and winter fire prevention tips.

CFIB Update

Interview

November 25th, 2020 12:00am

With businesses under strict code red restrictions and the government offering financial aid programs to help them cope, Arctic Radio reached out to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business to speak on the situation. Jonathan Alward, a director with the CFIB, explains that many businesses have been hard hit by the shut down that went into effect earlier this month, especially with the winter holidays coming up.

The Importance of Getting A Flu Shot During the Pandemic

Interview

November 25th, 2020 12:00am

Doctor Mike Isaac the Medical Officer of Health from the Northern Health Region spoke to Arctic Radio about the importance of getting a flu shot during the Covid 19 pandemic.

Diabetes Awareness Month

Interview

November 20th, 2020 12:00am

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and Doctor Vincent Woo from the Winnipeg Clinic spoke to Arctic Radio to talk about how diabetics are at a greater risk with Covid 19 and about the #dynacare4 diabetes awareness campaign.

Opasquia Trails Grace Lake Boardwalk Update

Interview

November 16th, 2020 12:00am

Al McLaughlin from Opasqia Trails spoke to Arctic Radio spoke to give an update on the Grace Lake Board Walk.

The Pas Friendship Centre Annual Holiday Toy Drive

Interview

November 13th, 2020 12:00am

Holly LaJambe from The Pas Friendship Centre spoke to Arctic Radio about their annual holiday toy drive. Due to the COVID 19 pandemic the toy drive will be done a little bit differently this year.

Operation Christmas Child

Interview

November 12th, 2020 12:00am

Pat Tonn a local Operation Christmas Child Organizer wants to remind residents that they will still be accepting donations of filled Christmas shoe boxes for less fortunate children.

Niki Ashton Interview November 6th

November 6th, 2020 12:00am

Huron Carole

Interview

November 6th, 2020 12:00am

A Canadian holiday music production known for raising money for food banks and other social services across the country is going virtual this season. The Huron Carole typically tours coast to coast during the holidays,

Mary Lobson Talks About the REES Program

Interview

November 4th, 2020 12:00am

"Photo from www.reescommunity.com"

Kelsey School Division COVID 19 New Learning Model

Interview

October 30th, 2020 12:00am

Kelsey School Division Superintendent Celina Mell spoke to Arctic Radio about COVID 19 related changes being made at the schools; here she talks about their new hybrid learning model.

Winter Road Saftey

Interview

October 27th, 2020 12:00am

As we inch closer to winter, RCMP Constable Sandy Deibert is emphasizing the need to be prepared as the weather eventually affects our road conditions.

Mayor Herb Jaques Makes a Statement On COVID 19 Pandemic

Interview

October 27th, 2020 12:00am

Billy Keane on Saturdays Game in Dauphin

October 27th, 2020 12:00am

Kesley School Division Superintendent Celina Mell Talks About COVID 19 Protocols

Interview

October 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Niki Ashton

Interview

October 20th, 2020 12:00am

Niki Ashton Gives Statement on Provincial Action Taking During the Pandemic, Lobster Fishery Dispute and what she Plans to Bring to Parliament

New Funding for The Pas Sewage Lagoon

Interview

October 14th, 2020 12:00am

The Pas mayor Herb Jaques makes a big announcement on funding for the towns sewage lagoon.

ADHD Conference

Interview

October 13th, 2020 12:00am

An ADHD online conference is being held this weekend. The condition begins in childhood and, while most often hyperactive behaviour is associated with the disorder, that’s not the most impactful symptom according to Heidi Bernhardt. She’s the Founder and President of the Centre of ADHA Awareness Canada or CADDAC. She talks here about the attention deficit part of the condition. Visit caddac.ca to sign up for the conference.

Billy Keane on last Fridays game in Swan River

October 6th, 2020 12:00am

Green Party leadership Candidate Amita Kuttner Talks about Proposed Firearms Policy

Interview

September 30th, 2020 12:00am

As Northern Manitobans get their firearms out for the hunting season The Green Party of Canada will choose their new leader this Saturday and candidate Amita Kuttner spoke to Arctic Radio about how they plan to work with firearms owners if elected leader and the planned firearms legislation they have in mind.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Interview

September 29th, 2020 12:00am

October, is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here, the Canadian Cancer Society’s Senior Manager of Policy Elizabeth Holmes shares some statistics on breast cancer in Canada.

Northern Manitoba Internet Connectivity

Interview

September 22nd, 2020 12:00am

Arctic Radio recently spoke to Ken Sanderson the Executive Director of Broadband Communications North to discuss a speech he conducted at last week’s MKO meeting.

From Bag to Bannock

Interview

September 22nd, 2020 12:00am

Northern Remote communities needing flour can apply for it through a program offered by True North Aid. The program, called From Bag to Bannock, began in southern Ontario earlier in the summer, but was expanded to Manitoba after seeing the high need for flour in remote communities in the province. Here, Project and Communications Director for True North Aid Amanda Stolk talks about what the reception was like from communities that applied for the program.

MMF Home Schooling Support

Interview

September 21st, 2020 12:00am

To help Metis students and families who wish to home school their children this school year during the pandemic, the Manitoba Metis Federation has developed a strategy to assist them. Education Minister for the Manitoba Metis government, Joan Ledoux, talks about the major aspects of the plan here.

Terry Fox's Brother Fred Fox Talks About His Brothers Legacy

Interview

September 15th, 2020 12:00am

Information on Psoriasis

Interview

September 14th, 2020 12:00am

Doctor Marni Wiseman, a Winnipeg dermatologist who specializes in psoriasis treatment. talks about how the disorder develops.

Nicole Shimonek - Northern Juried Art Show

Interview

September 10th, 2020 12:00am

As with many other events taking place during COVID-19, the Manitoba Rural Northern Juried Art Show is taking place virtually this year.

Niki Ashton COVID 19 Statement

Interview

September 8th, 2020 12:00am

Our MP Niki Ashton talks about what she expects will be brought up in parliament once it resumes as well as some useful advice for dealing with COVID 19.

Opasquia Trails Fundraiser for Grace lake Boardwalk

Interview

August 26th, 2020 12:00am

Al McLauchlan talks about the Opasquia Trails Grace Lake Boardwalk and their upcoming fundraiser.

Abiliti CBT Mental Health Program

Interview

August 26th, 2020 12:00am

The Government of Manitoba has partnered with Morneau Shepell to provide a Mental Health Virtual Therapy program to Manitobans 16 and older.

BCN Broadband Project

Interview

August 25th, 2020 12:00am

After last week’s announcement of Broadband Communications North getting funding from the CRTC to improve connectivity in five northern communities, Arctic Radio News reached out the BCN on how this project came about. Executive Director Ken Sanderson explains that Manitoba has the highest number of remote and satellite-dependent communities in the country, and that most of these communities have been struggling with having a small amount of bandwidth for a very long time.

Make Shift Happen Zoom Labs

Interview

August 25th, 2020 12:00am

Make Shift Happen will be having community sharing labs this Saturday and this coming Monday. Karen Driedger spoke to Arctic Radio to provide some details.

Christian Sinclair Opaskwayak Cree Nation Update August 20th

Interview

August 20th, 2020 12:00am

Opaskwayak Cree Nation Chief Christian Sinclair spoke to Arctic Radio to give update on what has been happening in the community.

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