Thu, Jul 31 Media Mornings—Gareth Kirkby on charity political audits—Oppenheimer tent city & housing—Charlie Smith on a Vancouver minority gov’t

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

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Robert Fox (right), Executive Director of Oxfam Canada, spoke out this week about the Canada Revenue Agency audit that forced his organization to change its mission statement, alongside National Chairperson for the Council of Canadians Maude Barlow (left), and Director of the Sierra Club Canada John Bennett. All three are facing CRA political activities (Photo: Adrian Wyld/CP)
  • 07:00 — Today’s top news headlines from local to global current affairs — radio news roundup you won’t hear anywhere else.
  • 22:35 — Interview with Gareth Kirkby on his completed Master’s thesis at Royal Roads University for which he interviewed charities across Canada who are facing Canada Revenue Agency “political activities” audits, and why he and many feel they are creating an “advocacy chill” against Conservative opponents.
  • Interview with Charlie Smith (editor, The Georgia Straight) on the possibility of a Vancouver civic election minority government for Vision Vancouver, plus the Supreme Court ruling against police “Mr. Big” confessions, and Oppenheimer Park tent city.
  • Interview with Brody Williams (Oppenheimer Tent City, member of Haida Nation) on the housing and healing centre demands of tent city, how it has grown, and questions around other local events using the park.
  • Music, arts and culture from independent, progressive artists.

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