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Barriers and Benefits: Melissa Bowman talks with Brooklin Wallis about Local Politics and Running for Council as a Trans Person

Melissa Bowman of the "Citified" local politics blog catches up with activist and municipal council candidate Brooklin Wallis. Wallis is running to represent ward 10 i...

Our Changing City: Midtown Radio Cities Panel with Melissa Bowman, Sam Nabi, and Alex Glass

In this episode of Midtown Conversations, producer Danielle Deveau chats with our cities panel about the changes that we have seen over the past decade living and work...

Then & Now: CycleWR's Emily Slofstra on cycling attitudes and infrastructure

In 2019, Sean Geobey interviewed Emily about cycling in Midtown KW. Last week, Danielle Deveau caught up with Emily again to find out what has changed in regional cycl...

Interviews from the Archives: Green Party Candidate Mike Morrice in 2019

This Saturday on Midtown Conversations, we dig into the archives for this 2019 interview with Mike Morrice (MP, Kitchener-Centre). Mike was one of the very first guest...

Living Below the Line

Danielle Deveau interviews playwright Catherine Frid, musician Mary Abdel-Malek Neil, and performer Carolyn Brochu. Their play Living Below the Line (Watercourse Theat...

Interview with Mary Neil from KW Junk Music about her album launch

In this episode of Midtown Conversations Danielle Deveau chats with local community artists Mary Abdel-Malek Neil from KW Junk Music about her newest recording project...

Chey Bholla interviews Jack Cooper about "Sounds Good to Me" Songwriting Series

Midtown Radio producer Chey Bholla sits down with KW songwriter Jack Cooper to talk about his new songwriting series "Sounds Good to Me" and the local music scene in K...

CRACKING the Canadian Comedy Scene w/ Ashwyn Singh

Ashwyn Singh moved from India to Waterloo to attend U of W and now he's making big moves to break into the world of stand up comedy. He's been travelling across Canada...

World Radio Day 2022: David Harmes Interviews the BBC's David Bailey

To celebrate World Radio Day 2022, host David Harmes chats with BBC broadcast journalist David Bailey about radio memories, community radio production, and the future ...

Becoming a First Time Canadian Voter w/ Sobhi Kiblawi

Join host Maya Kanana as she talks with Sobhi Kiblawi, a proud new Canadian who immigrated to Canada in 2015, finally became a Canadian citizen in December 2020, and h...

Building a BETTER TENT CITY w/ ABTC Co-Founder Jeff Wilmer

Join host Matt Rappolt as he talks with "A Better Tent City" co-founder Jeff Wilmer about the creation of Waterloo Region's first tiny home supportive community. Jeff ...

Peeking into "THE SICK BOX" w/ KW Author Matthew Fries

When Matthew Fries was young he wanted to grow up to play Major League Baseball in the summer and publish fiction during the winters. Now, with the release of his debu...

Being a CROISSANT-repreneur in KW w/ Mira Henderson of Ghost Light Café

Mira Henderson is the owner and head baker of the uber-popular Ghost Light Café in Midtown, KW, which specializes in fresh baked croissants. She is also completing her...

PAINTING during a Pandemic w/ Local Watercolour Artist Candice Leyland

Tune in to hear host Allison Dyjach's conversation with KW watercolour artist Candice Leyland. Candice discuss her "en plein air" style of painting, how her art classe...

Interview with Mary Neil, founder of KW Junk Music

Interview with Mary Abdel-Malek Neil.

Envisioning a 'Waterloo Science Centre' w/ Tobi Day Hamilton of Launch Waterloo

Is there a place for a dedicated science centre in Waterloo region? Toby Day Hamilton joins host Matthew Rappolt to discuss how Launch Waterloo is hoping to bring that...

Discovering Local Little Libraries w/ Dinah Murdoch of KW Little Free Diverse Libraries (Part 2)

Can little free libraries help combat racism? Join Matthew Rappolt as he chats with Dinah Murdoch, founder of the KW Little Free Diverse Libraries, about how those lit...

Discovering Local Little Libraries w/ Dinah Murdoch of KW Little Free Diverse Libraries (Part 1)

Can little free libraries help combat racism? Join Matthew Rappolt as he chats with Dinah Murdoch, founder of the KW Little Free Diverse Libraries, about how those lit...

Does COVID Mean Curtains for Local Theatres? w/ Matt Walsh of KW Little Theatre

KW Little Theatre has survived for more than 50 years in Waterloo, but can it survive a time of global pandemic? Matt Rappolt is joined by KWLT president Matt Walsh fo...

KW Libraries in Lockdown w/ Natalie Gibbons of Kitchener Public Library

Can libraries survive during a time of local lockdown? Matthew Rappolt interviews librarian Natalie Gibbons of KPL to find out how our local libraries are coping with ...

Eating Vegan During a Pandemic w/ Justine Sparling of Plantiful KW

Can you still eat meat free during a global pandemic? Justine Sparling of the Plantiful KW instagram joins Matt Rappolt on Mayday 2020 to discuss how the pandemic is i...

Growing your garden with Shirley Gosselin of Cherry Park Neighbourhood Association (Part 2)

Aired as part of Mayday 2020, Allison Dyjach sits down with Shirley Gosselin, president of Cherry Park Neighbourhood Association and local gardening extraordinaire, to...

Growing your garden with Shirley Gosselin of Cherry Park Neighbourhood Association (Part 1)

Aired as part of Mayday 2020, Allison Dyjach sits down with Shirley Gosselin, president of Cherry Park Neighbourhood Association and local gardening extraordinaire, to...

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