Author Archives: Janine Bandcroft

About Janine Bandcroft

The Winds of Change airs every other Thursday 11-noon from CFUV listener supported radio in Victoria, on the unceded lands of the Coast Salish peoples. You can listen live anytime at (it's a great station) and if you're able, we'd really appreciate if you contribute (even 5 bucks) to our annual funding drive.

Election BC 2017: Migrant Workers Dignity Association and Environmental Law Centre

Alexandra Henao, representing the Migrant Workers Dignity Association, works on behalf of 30,000 documented farm workers in BC who too often work long days without holidays or benefits for little pay.  Migrant workers pay taxes, yet they are forced into … Continue reading

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Election BC 2017: Norm Farrell’s Fiscal Analysis, Bill Carroll and the Corporate Mapping Project

Originally from Powell River, schooled at UBC, and employed in accounting and small business management, Norman Farrell has overseen political commentary and opinions on his In-Sights blog since 2009.  He shares information about some of the BC Liberals’ “Faked Demand Reporting” especially … Continue reading

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Lori Marino and the Kimmela Project, Calvin Sandborn from the Environmental Law Centre

Lori Marino is founder and executive director of the Kimmela Centre for Animal Advocacy. She’s a neuroscientist and an expert in animal behaviour and intelligence, internationally known for her work on the evolution of the brain and intelligence in dolphins and … Continue reading

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Dimitri Lascaris (Palestine and the BDS Survey), David Barsamian’s Alternative Radio, Alexandra Henao from Migrant Workers Dignity Association

It’s just once a year that we volunteers at CFUV university/community radio station reach out to ask for donations.  Being publicly funded keeps us commercial free, and uncensored.  We choose our own guests and we invite in-depth contemplation of important … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day with Bev Sellers (First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining), and Photographer Isabella La Rocca

Bev Sellars is former Chief at the Xat’sull First Nation, she’s a best selling author of They Called Me #1: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School and her most recent book is Price Paid: The Fight for First … Continue reading

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New vegan food sources in Victoria – Vegan Hippie Chick Cafe and The Very Good Butchers, also Lucie from RASTA sanctuary and Chris Cook’s What in the World update

Karen Rousseau is a Vegan mom (since 2011) and she’s so convinced about the benefits of the plant based lifestyle she’s opening the Vegan Hippie Chick Cafe on Fort Street in Victoria BC in March 2017. James Davison is a chef trained … Continue reading

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Vic Film Fest Zaynê Akyol and Peter Svatek, Tayler Staneff and the Save Movement

Two filmmakers with their works included in the 2017 Victoria Film Festival: Zaynê Akyol’s film Gulîstan, Land of Roses travels deep into the mountains and deserts of Kurdistan where armed female guerillas from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) defend Kurdish … Continue reading

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