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Canadian Spaces
Saturday September 26th, 2020 with Chris White and Carolyn Sutherland
Celebrating 40 years of uninterrupted folk with 40 guests on Canada's longest-running folk radio show!

40 guests from across Canada and beyond join Carolyn and Chris for this live multi-celebration of 40 years of Canadian Spaces, Canada's longest-running folk radio show, founded by Chopper McKinnon in September, 1980. *Live video* from this show will be streamed to the Canadian Spaces Facebook page at on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 to noon Eastern. The show will also be available for viewing at that link afterwards. Special features during the show include Ottawa-based visual artists Arthur II creating a tribute painting live during the show, and Thunder Bay-based musician Chad Kirvan cooking a live 'Canadian Spaces' breakfast live during the show... complete with a 'hot brown drink' in honour of Chopper!
NOTE: (Sept. 27, 2020) Now that this show has been broadcast, you can watch it at this link:

The audio signal from this show will be:
* broadcast on CKCU FM 93.1 (Ottawa)
* streamed on

The video signal from this show will be:
* streamed to the 'Canadian Spaces' Facebook page at
* streamed to CKCU's YouTube channel at
* streamed to CKCU's Twitch site at
Interactive CKCU
Mike Mercer
40 Years of great Canadian folk music in your ears! Chris happy you're continuing that tradition that Chopper set exactly 40 years ago I still miss hearing his voice & meeting him in person like I did ifirst time in the 90's when I started working at CKCU Myself Happy 40th Canadian Spaces!:))))))😁❤

10:03 AM, September 26th, 2020
hillbilly glenn
Happy 40th! Great start with Lynne! And special thanks to you, Chris White! You fill BIG shoes and that ain't easy! "Better'n 6 bucks!"

10:20 AM, September 26th, 2020
Happy Anniversary! I am listening on the traditional radio fm 93.1, streaming via AND watching live radio video via facebook!! #EvolutionOfRadio

10:22 AM, September 26th, 2020
Had my "hot brown drink ready" well before someone mentioned it. Thanks for keeping up that tradition too!

10:43 AM, September 26th, 2020
Riek, proud Space Cadet
Such great memories of Chopper and all the musicians he had on the show. I really liked "A Large Bachelor" by Jodie Benjamin--was it about him???

10:44 AM, September 26th, 2020
Thanks for 'twitch' link — they didn't demand that I 'join' in order to see it, only to comment.

10:46 AM, September 26th, 2020
Dave Aardvark (host)
Fantastic job Chris and Carolyn! Thanks to all the tremendous guests and loyal Space Cadets, That's real community for ya! Thanks to Chris I & Dylan Hunter for the technical support, first time I've listened and watched a radio show all the way through lol! Chopper would be proud I'm sure.

11:35 AM, September 26th, 2020
Mark Nyvlt
Congratulations! 40 years young! Here's to another 40 years. Thanks for all the great music!

11:36 AM, September 26th, 2020
The visual feed was 'streamed' -- was any of it also recorded?

12:49 PM, September 26th, 2020
Dave Aardvark (host)
You can see/hear the whole extended version on the CKCU YouTube channel or listen back On Demand (link above in the menu)

1:55 PM, September 26th, 2020
Doug McArthur
Rock on you baddies! Chopper rules!

10:26 AM, February 27th, 2021