Media Mornings: Wed, Oct 16 — Jackie Wong (Tyee) – San Fran housing, Helen Kennedy (Egale) – Youth suicide prevention, Joey Hartman (VDLC)

W2MEDIA.CA  |  Today’s 7-8am Media Mornings independent Canadian news hour on Vancouver Co-op Radio 100.5 fm:

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The current state of San Francisco's rental landscape could signal Vancouver's near future. Graphic by April Alayon. Image - The Tyee
The current state of San Francisco’s rental landscape could signal Vancouver’s near future. Graphic by April Alayon. Image – The Tyee

 

  • News Headlines:
  • The campaign for a provincial referendum on enforcement of anti-marijuana laws will need to pick up the pace to meet its goals. Jeff Nagel of the Surrey North Delta Leader reports that the campaign has collected 65,000 signatures after 30 days.
  • Nathan Cullen says he would be more likely to run in the NDP’s provincial leadership race if the contest was held in 2015. – Huffington Post
  • Hundreds of people are dying in military detention as Nigeria’s security forces crack down on the Islamist Boko Haram uprising, Amnesty International has warned. – Morning Star
  • Iran has said its proposal at nuclear talks in Geneva has the “capacity to make a breakthrough”. But negotiators have agreed to keep the details confidential for now. – BBC
  • A powerful typhoon is bearing down on the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan.  RT News says the storm has been branded a “once in a decade event”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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