Media Mornings: Wed, Apr 10 — Amber Dawn (How Poetry Saved My Life), Joey Hartman (VDLC)

W2MEDIA.CA  |  Listen to today’s 7-8am broadcast of Media Mornings on Vancouver Co-op Radio 100.5 fm: Host Jane Bouey with a feature interview with Amber Dawn. Plus Joey Hartman on the struggle for Pay Equity.

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Amber Dawn - "How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler's Memoir" photo by  Sarah Race.
Amber Dawn – “How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler’s Memoir” photo by Sarah Race.

 

  • Host: Jane Bouey.

TODAY’S NEWS HEADLINES

  • TOP STORY: BC: TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKER PROGRAM — BC’s Building Trades unions say they will present important new documents today at a Court review of the Temporary Foreign Worker program. – BC Federationist

  • ALBERTA: OIL SANDS FIRM FINED — The Canadian Press reports that another Alberta oilsands exploration company has been fined $100,000 for breaking the terms of a water licence issued under the Water Act. – CP

  • JAPAN: NEW NUCLEAR LEAK — Another toxic water tank at the Fukushima power plant is now leaking, according to Japan’s national atomic energy agency. – RT 

  • AFGHANISTAN: TALIBAN PEACE DEAL — An Afghan-led peace deal with the Taliban is needed to secure the future of Afghanistan after British troops leave, a group of MPs has said. – BBC

  • UK: ANTI-THATCHER SONG — In Britain, theatre-goers at a West End production of Billy Elliot have voted to keep in a song celebrating Margaret Thatcher’s death. – Morning Star

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