Media Mornings: Mon, Jan 20 — Iglika Ivanova (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)

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Iglika Ivanova - Economist and Public Interest Researcher for Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Iglika Ivanova – Economist and Public Interest Researcher for Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Image: CCPA


Feature interview with Iglika Ivanova of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on the failure of the BC Jobs Plan. (app 45 min mark)

News Headlines:

  • Sunday in Calgary – Neil Young concluded a high profile tour across Canada to raise awareness about the devastation that tar sands expansion is causing to First Nations and the environment. – Globe and Mail  Audio from Winnipeg Concert
  • The Vancouver Sun reports that Tim Jones, a team leader of North Shore Rescue died on Mount Seymour Sunday night, a member of the group wrote on its Facebook page. Details on what caused the death of the well-known rescuer are not yet known
  • In BC news, labour leaders are calling for a stronger response after word no charges will be laid against those responsible for a deadly explosion at a Burns Lake sawmill which happened two years today. –
  • Larry Pynn of The Vancouver Sun reports that a coal spill endangers aquatic life in Burnaby’s Silver Creek. The coal spill, the result of last week’s CN/CP train derailment north of Burnaby lake, spilled metallurgical coal into thecreek.
  • In international news Stephen Harper arrived in Israel to a very warm welcome from his counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu. – Globe and Mail
  • Two Canadians were among those killed Friday in the Afghan capital. –
  • Al Jazeera reports: Syria’s political opposition has threatened to withdraw from international peace talks scheduled this week if an invitation made to Iran is not rescinded.
  • January 20, 2014 news from




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