THIS WEEK ON MEDIA MORNINGS: Vol 8 (April 22) — David Suzuki, Mohammad Mahjoub, Carleen Thomas, Charlie Smith

This Week on Media Mornings is a weekly podcast of our best interviews, headlines & music from the past week’s daily Media Mornings show, broadcast every weekday at 7 a.m.

David Suzuki (photo: David P. Ball)
  • Interview with Carleen Thomas, sacred trust project manager for Tsleil Waututh First Nation, who hosted a conference this week in Vancouver bringing together Indigenous and municipal leaders and activists to oppose oil sands pipelines cross British Columbia. Interviewed by Derrick O’Keefe.
  • Interview with David Suzuki, a renowned Canadian scientist, author and award-winning broadcaster of CBC’s The Nature of Things, and founder of the environmental advocacy group the David Suzuki Foundation. Interviewed by Anushka Nagji & David P. Ball.

  • Interview with Charlie Smith, editor of the Georgia Straight, on the importance of shows like Media Mornings and why he supports Vancouver Co-op Radio. Interviewed by David P. Ball.
  • Interview with Mohammad Mahjoub, a Canadian Muslim man who was detained in 2001 in Canada, and held for 13 years without charges, trial or evidence under a security certificate, a legal loophole Canada created to imprison Muslim men in Canada suspected of terrorist links. He was just released from detention and sat down with Media Mornings in Vancouver. Interviewed by David P. Ball.

  • Music: Takaiya Blainey (“Shallow Waters”), Dan Mangan (“Starts With Them, Ends With Us”), Lee Reed (“Ballot in the Box”), Metric (“Help, I’m Alive”).


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