Media Mornings: Thu, Dec 12—Garth Mullins on risky methadone changes—Canadian policy & political refugees—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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Methadone is mainly used in the treatment of opioid dependence but an upcoming dosage change could impact users (Photo: Daily Record)

 

  • 09:45 — Today’s top news headlines from local to global current affairs — radio news roundup you won’t hear anywhere else.
  • 24:00 — Interview with Peter Edelmann (Edelmann and Company Law Offices) on challenges facing political refugees to Canada under new immigration rules, including “cessation” policies that could strip migrants of permanent resident status, in light of the death of former political prisoner Nelson Mandela.
  • 53:00 — Interview with Garth Mullins (Webster-award winning radio documentarian, activist & musician) on impending Feb. 1 changes to methadone treatment dosages that could lead to overdoses unless there is improved outreach to users. Listen to the full interview:
  • Music by: Mbogeni Ngema (“Lizobuya” from film soundtrack Amandla! A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony), Special AKA (“Free Nelson Mandela”), Half Moon Run (“Full Circle”), Legally Blind (“Salish Sea”).
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