Thu, Dec 4: Mayors Derek Corrigan & Gregor Robertson on Kinder Morgan & cities’ powers—Charlie Smith on cities + LNG pricing

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

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In his Burnaby City Hall office, Mayor Derek Corrigan shows off a slingshot gifted to him by a constituent, a symbol of his Kinder Morgan stance. Photo by David P. Ball/The Tyee
In his Burnaby City Hall office, Mayor Derek Corrigan shows off a slingshot gifted to him by a constituent, a symbol of his Kinder Morgan stance. Photo by David P. Ball/The Tyee

 

  • 05:00 — Today’s top news headlines from local to global current affairs — radio news roundup you won’t hear anywhere else.
  • 19:20 — Interview with Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson on what’s next in the fight against Kinder Morgan’s proposed pipeline & tankers expansion, and how far he’d go to stop it personally.
  • 29:45 — Interview with Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan on why he sees his legal challenge against Kinder Morgan as more than about a pipeline, but about expanding the constitutional power of Canadian cities. Plus the influence of multinational corporations on politics.
  • 49:30 — Interview with Georgia Straight editor Charlie Smith about whether the Supreme Court could award cities more rights. Plus setbacks to BC’s LNG hopes with Petronas delaying their project here.
  • Music: Frazey Ford (“Lost Together”), Simon & Garfunkel (“The Boxer”), Greg MacPherson (“The Day the Water Dried Up”)
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