UFV Cascade Covers CIVL Radio Host

The University of the Fraser Valley‘s Campus Newspaper, The Cascade, this week features the above photograph of CIVL Inventory Librarian and Host of Mood Swings on Mondays between 11 am and 1 pm, Alicia Williams, showing off the Community Development NCRA award won by CIVL Radio at the National Campus and Community Radio Conference this past month in Halifax at CKDU 88.1 FM, and talking about her honourable mention in the category of music programming for Mood Swings’ FEMCON episode!

CIVL wants to take this as another opportunity to thank the NCRA, CKDU, Student Union Society, and the Cascade for all the hard work and support they’ve put into helping CIVL Radio be all that we can be Air Jordan XX9 Retro!

Read the article HERE or pick up the paper and check out the CIVL Shuffle, a new feature where CIVL Radio DJ’s tell Cascade readers about four songs they enjoy, provided this week by Psycho Radio host Amos Evans!

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Bike Ride Initiates Diversity Proclamation


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Ken Herar has been called a “Champion of Diversity” from Abbotsford Community Services, works as a multi-cultural columnist for the Abbotsford Times.

Now Ken has initiated a proclamation from former Attorney General and current Health Minister Mike de Jong on behalf of the Province of British Columbia Air Jordan XX9 Retro, recognizing the efforts of the Cycling for Diversity campaign to unite our diverse communities.

The campaign took a group of riders from Mission to Victoria, BC in order to promote inclusive dialogue in the region, honouring the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, and had already encouraged the District of Mission to proclaim annual recognition of the day when the Province made this recent presentation at The Reach.

OH No! Yoko Release and Real Boys on CITR!

Host of CIVL Radio Earshot Chart program Popularity Contest and member of MMVA winning band You Say Party Stephen O’Shea is in a brand new band called Real Boys who played last night live on CiTR 101.9 FM in Vancouver at UBC, for the program Live from Thunderbird Hell, and will also be playing Jam in Jubilee for CIVL Radio on Thursday, July 21st!Womens New Balance 576

Check out the podcast which should be up soon by clicking on the program title above! Past performances on the show have featured Abbotsfordians Knife Knife and The Hot Moonbeams, who will also be performing at Jam in Jubilee, as well as Canadian greats like Julie Doiron of Eric’s Trip fame, Polaris Prize nominees Shotgun Jimmie and members of Sloan!
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Two members of Real Boys are also in Abbotsford phenomenon Oh No! Yoko who will be releasing their brand new EP in Vancouver on Canada Day!
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Celebrate Canada with National Aboriginal Day!

June 21st marks the kick off of Celebrate Canada!, an 11 day campaign leading up to Canada Day, starting with National Aboriginal Day, TODAY!

Tune in Thursday Morning between 10-11 am to hear an hour long broadcast from the most recent NCRC in Halifax. A group of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people gathered at CKDU‘s studio to record this Declaration.

Here’s some info on National Aboriginal Day itself.

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  • In cooperation with Aboriginal organizations, the Government of Canada chose June 21st for National Aboriginal Day because it is also the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. For generations, many Aboriginal peoples have celebrated their culture and heritage on or near this day.
  • The Canadian Constitution recognizes three groups of Aboriginal peoples: Indians (First Nations), Inuit and Metis. Although these groups share many similarities, they each have their own distinct heritage, language, cultural practices and spiritual beliefs.
  • On June 21st, join thousands of Canadians across the country as we celebrate National Aboriginal Day. This is a special day to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples in Canada.
  • A truly nationwide celebration, National Aboriginal Day is part of the Celebrate Canada! program, which also includes Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day (June 24), Canadian Multiculturalism Day (June 27) and Canada Day (July 1).

Jam in Jubilee 2011!

Jam in Jubilee 2011 is just around the corner! Starting Thursday, July 7th, Jubilee Park in Old Downtown Abbotsford will be host to music, arts, and vendors every Thursday evening through August 11th!

If you want to contribute by designing your own Jam in Jubilee Buttons, visit this link to find out more!

Are you a local film maker!? Visit this link to find out how to have your 5-10 minute short film included in the Jam in Jubilee short film fest!

CIVL Radio is extremely excited to announce that in addition to being an advertising partner, we will be sponsoring an entire evening of music this year, on Thursday, July 21st, when we host three amazing Fraser Valley acts:where to buy new balance shoes

Chilliwack’s Teapot Hill!

Maple Ridge’s Familia!

And a brand new supergroup, Real Boys from right here in Abbotsford that’s almost a bit of a mystery, featuring members of You Say Party, Oh No! Yoko, and GSTS!

CiVL Radio Wins National Campus/Community Radio Award

After less than a year of FM broadcasting on 101.7 FM, CiVL Radio is proud to have received the award for Community Development from the 2011 National Community and Campus Radio Awards, on June 7th, 2011 hosted by the NCRA and CKDU 88.1 FM in Halifax, Nova Scotia!

While the UFV Student Union Society made it possible for CiVL Radio volunteers and staff to attend the awards gala and conference, special thanks is due to the National Campus/Community Radio Association, without whom 101.7 FM would not be broadcasting the unique, local Fraser Valley programming content we continue to develop for our communities and campuses.

In addition to CiVL’s win as an organization, Inventory Manager Alicia Williams’ show Mood Swings, on Mondays from 11 am – 1 pm received an honourable mention in the category of Music Programming for the submission of her all Fem Con (Female Content) episode! Way to go Alicia!

Thanks goes most of all to the incredible volunteers, programmers, directors, and especially listeners, who make CiVL Radio the valuable and effective medium for local, community, and campus events and issues in the Fraser Valley cheap air max 90.

Without all of you, no impact would be felt whatsoever.

CiVL Radio will continue the tradition that’s developed this year of high quality programming and increased listener and community involvement starting with two upcoming projects: The Jam in Jubilee festival, which CiVL proudly sponsors, and will take part in hosting a night of, and the Community News project that CiVL Radio has just received funding for from the Community Radio Fund of Canada!

Stay tuned for more info!

Get Ready for Jam in Jubilee!

While those of us lucky enough to represent CiVL Radio at the 2011 National Community and Campus Radio Conference will be at CKDU in Halifax for the week (thanks to some much needed support from your Student Union Society!)

Those of us staying in Abbotsford can get excited for Jam in Jubilee!

The return of Abbotsford’s premiere Music and Arts festival is bound to be better than ever cheap women nike air max, so get on board if you want to be a sponsor, vendor, or involved in any other ways!

Visit www.jaminjubilee.com for full details as they emerge, and for info on how to get involved, however it is you’d like to do so, or like them on facebook here!!