February 8, 2017

@4 Episode 3 – Feb 8, 2017

What’s on this week?  Stay inside to listen to @4 this Wednesday at 4 p.m. on Red River Radio to distract you from Environment Canada’s  extreme cold weather warning for Winnipeg.   The Playground, book by RRC Student  Our host Alicia Kondrat talks with Mat Alcock, RRC student, about his new book The Playground available at McNally Robinson. Read more about it at his site  http://www.matthewalcock.com/    Super Bowl LI We’ve got Jim Toth, co-host of The Big Show TSN 1290 and Ken Wiebe talking with Gus Gottfred on Sunday’s Super Bowl LI. Who were you cheering for? Where did your […]
March 6, 2016

The Exchange – Episode 5

We’re baaaaaack. Did ya miss us? Episode 5 of The Exchange has already come and gone, but you can check it out right here! Last week, Connor Wild powered through a cold to rock it as our host, while Jason Dueck kicked off the hour with the day’s local, national and international headlines. Jordan Haslbeck called in live from Lockport at 5:55 to give you this year’s provincial flood forecast – and it’s looking good. Host-extraoridinaire Connor interviewed Sam d’Auteuil, a University of Manitoba engineering student, about what hydrokinetic turbines mean for the future of renewable energy and electrical needs. Don’t worry […]
February 24, 2016

The Exchange – Episode 4

Get hyped — The Exchange is back on the air on Tuesday, March 1. We know. You’re suffering from withdrawal. To tide you over, here’s Episode 4, which originally aired on Tuesday, Feb. 9. Jordan Haslbeck took us through the hour as the host-extraordinaire.   Scott Billeck ripped through those headlines, giving you the update on what was current earlier this month. Classic Jason Dueck reported on how some people are making serious bank by playing video games. Click to 9:00 to hear that story. Live reporter Evan Matthews spoke with Jason Hooper from the West End Cultural Centre about Elliot […]
November 22, 2015

Sunday Study Break

It’s late Sunday afternoon and you might be doing some last minute homework. You’re not alone, it’s getting close to the end of the semester and all the projects are due. Here’s a few quick and easy things you can do and then get back to studying. 1) Go have a hot chocolate break – Seriously, it’ll get you moving and away from your work for a few minutes. You’ll refocus plus,  hot chocolate is delicious. 2) Go watch a couple of Youtube videos – But only a couple! Don’t get sucked into the Youtube vortex.  You don’t need to […]
March 4, 2015

The Rundown – Episode 6

Download This Episode If you’re looking for the latest in sports news, be sure to tune in to The Rundown, every Tuesday at 1 p.m. From here on out, The Rundown will be covering all the sports news you need to know and want to hear. This week’s episode is hosted by Stephen Burns. He’ll be interviewing Jackie Anderson, the woman behind a basketball program for aboriginal youth in Winnipeg. Anishinabe Pride Basketball Club gives kids the opportunity to develop their skills and play against city leagues. We’ll find out what prompted Jackie to start the program, and what it means […]
November 10, 2014

Canadian Heritage Minutes

Remember flipping through channels before we had PVRs and guides that allow us to jump from channel to channel? It was always a challenge to find something good to watch, and sometimes you’d find something decent but you were always curious that maybe there was something better on another channel. It was a different time for TV, but a bit of that TV world still exists today — Canadian Heritage Minutes. Remember those!? The awesome sixty second mini docs that taught us a little tidbit of Canadian history. The acting was always a little melodramatic and the filming had a […]
October 23, 2014

Winnipeg’s New Mayor

Yesterday Winnipeggers hit the poles and voted to elect a new mayor and last night Brian Bowman won by a surprise landslide. Bowman is Winnipeg’s first new mayor in ten years. My entire adult life in Winnipeg has been under the rule of Sam Katz, and if you’re like me, you’re simply excited to have someone new running this awesome town, regardless of who it is. Well actually I do care who it is, and you should too. This is the first election I’ve taken interest in, and I’ve spent time researching the candidates and their proposals. I suppose I’ve […]
October 9, 2014

What would you do with an extra day?

What if we had an extra day each week? An extra day to spend with friends and family, an extra day to do nothing, or maybe an extra day to get out and explore Winnipeg. What would you do with an extra day? Right now, I could really go for an extra day. I feel as though school and work take all my time and I’m left with nothing. But really, what would I do with an extra day? I would cook a mean breakfast. I love cooking breakfast. Hash browns, bacon, fried eggs, and toast with some freshly brewed […]