Oct 16: Media Mornings—Cedar Party’s Glen & Nicholas Chernen—Charlie Smith on Vancouver Election—Imperial Metals Ruddock Mine Opposition

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

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Cedar Party council candidates and brothers Glen and Nicholas Chernen (Photo: Georgia Straight)


  • 06:00 — Today’s top news headlines from local to global current affairs — radio news roundup you won’t hear anywhere else.
  • 21:00 — Interview with Glen and Nicholas Chernen, two brothers running for Vancouver City Council on the Cedar Party slate and hoping to win a minority opposition on council to push for transparency, a lobbyist registry for City Hall, and electoral finance reform.
  • 37:30 — Interview with Charlie Smith (editor of the Georgia Straight) on last night’s municipal election debate, and transit proposals in the civic campaign including a universal transit pass, Broadway corridor rapid transit controversy, and Georgia Viaduct teardown and big developers.
  • 55:00 — Audio clip from a confrontation over Imperial Metals’ Ruddock Creek mine, which has faced eviction orders from Secwepemc land defenders. Yesterday, an Indigenous resistance group under the name of Secwepemc Ts’ka7 Warriors burned a bridge connected to a proposed British Columbia zinc and lead mine owned by the company, currently under fire for its Mount Polley tailings dam collapse in August.
  • Music: Dubgee (“Relevant Development”), Michael Franti (“Sweet Little Lies”), Wyrd Sisters (“Farewell to Clayoquot Sound”), Beirut (“Canals of the City”)

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