W2MEDIA.CA | Today’s 7-8am Media Mornings independent Canadian news hour on Vancouver Co-op Radio 100.5 fm:
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- 04:20 —Today’s top news headlines from local to global current affairs — radio news roundup you won’t hear anywhere else.
- 19:25 — Interview with Bernie Farber (former head of the Canadian Jewish Congress) on why he and some international legal experts want Canada’s treatment of Aboriginals to be officially classified as “genocide” by the UN, as argued in a letter penned with former Assembly of First Nations national chief Phil Fontaine.
- 30:40 — Interview with Charlie Smith (editor, The Georgia Straight) on sexual harassment on transit, the Senate expenses scandal latest, and a visit to this weekend’s Vancouver International Writers Festival by Alan Weisman, author of Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?
- 44:35 — Interview with Charlie Angus (ethics critic for the federal NDP) on yesterday’s explosive comments by Senators Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin, who implicated the Prime Minister and Conservatives directly in attempting to cover up the growing fraudulent expenses scandal.
- Music: Midnight Oil (“Beds are Burning”), Bruce Cockburn (“Trouble With Normal”), Buffy Ste Marie (“Working for the Government”), Impossible Nothing (“Heyoka Crisis”, from Beat Nation Remix!)