DEMOCRACY NORTH: Nov 2—Tory convention & Senate Scandal—Bernie Farber on Canada’s genocide—Colombian human rights

DEMOCRACYNORTH.NET  »  Democracy North (This Week on Media Mornings) is a weekly independent Canadian and global news hour, featuring the week’s top grassroots headlines and commentators reported daily by our team of journalists.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper sits among voting delegates during the Policy Plenary Session at the Conservative Convention at Stampede Grounds in Calgary on November 2. Photograph by: Christina Ryan, Calgary Herald
  • 02:15This week’s top Canadian & global news headlines.
  • 14:30 — Interview with Karl Nerenberg (Parliament Hill Correspondent, rabble.ca) on the latest in the Senate scandal, as Conservative party members travel to Calgary for the Tory convention this weekend. Interviewed by David P. Ball on Oct 31.
  • 39:15 — Interview with Joey Hartman (president, Vancouver & District Labour Council) on Colombia peace dialogues in context. Interviewed by Jane Bouey on Oct 30.
  • 48:20 — Interview with Bernie Farber (former CEO, Canadian Jewish Congress) on an open letter he wrote with former Assembly of First Nations national chief Phil Fontaine calling for the UN to label Canada’s treatment of Indigenous Peoples “genocide.” Interviewed by David P. Ball on Oct 24.
  • Music: Metric (“Clone”), The Arcade Fire (“Reflektor”), Midnight Oil (“Beds are Burning”)
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