Media Mornings: Thu, Oct 24—NDP ethics critic Charlie Angus on Senate scandal—Bernie Farber on Canada’s ‘genocide’—Charlie Smith

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

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Senator Mike Duffy, pictured at during the Maritime Energy Association’s annual dinner in Halifax in February. Photo: DEVAAN INGRAHAM / THE CANADIAN PRESS
 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • MusicMidnight Oil (“Beds are Burning”), Bruce Cockburn (“Trouble With Normal”), Buffy Ste Marie (“Working for the Government”), Impossible Nothing (“Heyoka Crisis”, from Beat Nation Remix!)
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