Radio broadcasters reunite for A Day To Listen 2022

Radio broadcasters from across the country are once again coming together on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Friday, Sept. 30 with A Day To Listen 2022.

This year’s 12-hour broadcast will be hosted by JUNO Award-winning Indigenous singer-songwriters William Prince and Celeigh Cardinal. Airing from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. local time, it will feature stories from Indigenous leaders, residential school survivors, elders, musicians, and teachers centred around the theme of “Messages of Hope.”

Produced by the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF), in partnership with Orbyt Media, last year’s A Day To Listen captured the Broadcast Dialogue Canadian Radio Award for Best Community Service Initiative (Major Market).

“The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund is proud to be working in partnership with radio stations throughout Canada to air A Day To Listen 2022 in recognition of September 30, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation,” said Sarah Midanik, President and CEO of the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund. “As we continue to move forward on the path toward reconciliation, we aim to inspire hope for future generations of Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. Gord called on people throughout Canada to “Do Something.” At DWF, we hope A Day To Listen 2022 will inspire all people throughout Canada to take reconciliACTION – meaningful action that moves reconciliation forward.”

“We are proud to continue our partnership with the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund for this important initiative in recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation,” added Heather Edwards, Affiliate Relations, Orbyt Media. “It is a privilege to produce A Day To Listen for a second year, and unite with broadcasters across the country to share these impactful stories and interviews.”

Participating radio stations and groups include:

  • Acadia Broadcasting
  • Arctic Radio
  • Attic Broadcasting
  • Bayshore Broadcasting
  • Bell Media
  • Blackburn Media Inc.
  • Byrnes Communications Inc.
  • Campus Radio Saint John Inc.
  • Central Ontario Broadcasting
  • Centre Wellington Radio
  • CINB Communications Inc.
  • CKUA Radio
  • Coast Broadcasting
  • Coastal Community Radio
  • Corus Radio Inc.
  • Dauphin Broadcasting Ltd
  • Dougall Media
  • Evanov Communications Inc.
  • Fanshawe College Radio
  • First Peoples Radio
  • Five Amigos Broadcasting Inc.
  • Golden West Broadcasting
  • Harvard Media
  • Hubbards Radio Society
  • Huber Radio Ltd.
  • Humber Communications Community Corporation
  • Hunter’s Bay Radio Inc.
  • Jukasa Radio
  • Kahnawake Broadcasting Services
  • Local Radio Lab Inc.
  • Loyalist College Radio
  • Moose FM, Fort St. John
  • My Broadcasting
  • NCRA / ANREC
  • Newfoundland Broadcasting
  • Niagara College
  • Northern Native Broadcasting – Terrace, BC
  • Pattison Media
  • Prince Edward County Radio Corp.
  • Quinte Broadcasting
  • Rawlco Radio
  • Rogers Sports & Media
  • Saugeen Community Radio
  • SiriusXM – Channel 165 The Indigiverse
  • SONICS / CKRZ-FM 100.3 FM
  • Starboard Communications
  • Stingray Radio
  • The Joy Network
  • The Rock 98.5
  • Thunder Bay Information Radio
  • Torres Media
  • Vista Radio
  • Wellport Broadcasting
  • Windspeaker Media Radio Stations

Find the full list of participating stations and programming details at adaytolisten.ca.

 


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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessenhttps://broadcastdialogue.com
Connie has worked coast-to-coast as a reporter, editor, anchor and host at CKNW and News 1130 in Vancouver, News 95.7 and CBC in Halifax, and CFCW Edmonton, among other stations. With a passion for music, film and community service, she led News 95.7 to a 2013 Atlantic Journalism Award and regional RTDNA award for Best Radio Newscast. More recently, she was nominated for Music Journalist of the Year at Canadian Music Week 2019. To report a typo or error please email - corrections@broadcastdialogue.com

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