W2MEDIA.CA | Listen to today’s broadcast of Media Mornings on Vancouver Co-op Radio 100.5 fm: Interview with Rae Spoon.
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- Replay of October 8th’s fascinating interview with Rae Spoon – one of Canada’s best indie electronica musicians and the transgendered author of “First Spring Grass Fire”. Interview by Jane Bouey and Co-host trans political activist and youth worker – Tash Wolfe. Watch for Rae and Ivan Coyote’s “Gender Failure” – March 1st at the Chan Centre.
- January 21st news headlines:
- The Living Wage Campaign has picked up some momentum with the news that three more B.C. employers support the initiative.
The Tyee’s Katie Hyslop reports that 32 businesses and non-profits are now on the Living Wage Employers list.
- The CBC’s Emily Elias reports that dozens of people gathered at the Jericho Sailing Centre in Vancouver Saturday, in another effort to stop the closure of the Kitsilano Coast Guard station.The Harper government announced last summer the station would close as part of cutbacks across the country.
- One of the five gold prospectors kidnapped in by leftist rebels in Colombia is a Canadian, according to several media sources.
- A bloody four-day hostage standoff ended at an Algerian gas refinery yesterday, according to the Canadian Press and other sources.
- In what may reflect a shifting policy on labour rights in China, chairpersons of trade unions at local companies in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, will be directly elected by workers this year. – China Daily
- A fish containing over 2,500 times Japan’s legal limit for radiation in seafood has been caught near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. – RT News
- Idle? Know More! A public panel on Indigenous issues will be held Tuesday Jan 22 at 5:30 pm in the Alice MacKay Room at the Vancouver Public Library (Georgia and Hamilton)
- Media Mornings Latin America Report – Claudio Eckdahl discusses importance of the Summit of the Peoples of Latin America, the Carribbean and Europe to be held later this week in Santiago Chile.