Media Mornings: Thu, Feb 6—A Tribe Called Red—Cameron Ward on RCMP veteran shooting—Charlie Smith on Vancouver’s newest party & surveillance

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

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Members of A Tribe Called Red on DJ Shub (Dan General)’s porch near Ottawa: from left, Ian Campeau, Bear Thomas, Dan General. Photo by David P. Ball
  • 07:45 — Today’s top news headlines from local to global current affairs — radio news roundup you won’t hear anywhere else.
  • 19:50 — Interview with Cameron Ward, lawyer for Matters family in the public inquest into the RCMP shooting of veteran Greg Matters, which concluded that police shot him twice in the back, contrary to their claims he posed a threat.
  • 34:50 — Interview with Charlie Smith (editor of the Georgia Straight) and Luke Brocki (freelance journalist) about Vancouver politics, including proposals for electoral reform, a new civic party, and November’s upcoming elections; plus allegations of CSIS spying on Enbridge opponents.
  • 52:00 — Interview with Ian Campeau (Deejay NDN, with A Tribe Called Red) on this week’s double-Juno award nomination, why ATCR didn’t apply for the awards’ Aboriginal music category, his anti-racist activism, and where the Polaris-shortlisted EDM band’s sound is headed including some upcoming collaborations. They are about to go on a cross-Canada tour, including two shows in Vancouver on Feb. 21 and 22.


  • Music: A Tribe Called Red—”The Road” ft. Black Bear (Album: Nation II Nation)—”Woodcarver” (Album: A Tribe Called Red)—”Electric Intertribal” ft. Smoke Trail (Album: Nation II Nation)—Angel Haze (Song: “A Tribe Called Red”)

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