Mon, July 21: Media Mornings — Iglika Ivanova (CCPA) — Income inequality — Canada using trade talks to weaken European Union climate legislation — Malaysian Air MH17

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

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A piece of the fuselage of flight MH17. Photograph: Evgeniy Maloletka/AP
A piece of the fuselage of flight MH17. Photograph: Evgeniy Maloletka/AP

 

  • The Canadian and US governments have used ongoing trade talks to push the European Union to allow devastating tar sands oil unfettered access to the European market, according to a new report released today. The report is available at https://www.foeeurope.org/dirty_deals_170714. We discuss the report with Scott Harris, Trade Campaigner for the Council of Canadians.
  • The crash of Malaysian Airline Flight MH-17, raises a number of issues. We will be explore the situation in Ukraine with political analyst and activist  Roger Annis. Roger returned to Canada from a two-week visit to Crimea and Moscow. He attended the antiwar conference that took place in Yalta, Crimea on July 6, 7.
  • Finally, our economics contributor Iglika Ivanova of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives joins us to discuss temporary agency workers, minimum wage, and income inequality.
  • Plus news headlines and music.
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