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.
( ( ( LISTEN ONLINE ) ) )
- Host: Jane Bouey.
- Special feature length interview with Amber Dawn about her new memoir, “How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler’s Memoir”. Book launch Friday 7 pm, Pats Pub 403 E Hastings.
- Joey Hartman, President of the Vancouver and District Labour Council, discusses the struggle for Pay Equity and Women Transforming Cities
- Music today included: Cris Derksen – Snakes and Ladders, Gossip – Get a Job, Rae Spoon and Vivek Shraya – Insensitive
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