Feb 26: National Observer Kickstarter—Racism, Transit Police & A Vigil—Charlie Smith on Transit Plebiscite

W2MEDIA.ORG  »  7-8am 100.5fm: Media Mornings independent Canadian news hour.

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The Vancouver Observer launched a fundraiser to launch a National Observer news site.

 

  • 06:40 — Today’s top news headlines from local to global current affairs — radio news roundup you won’t hear anywhere else.
  • 32:20 — Interview with Teresa Diewert (organizer, No One Is Illegal Vancouver-Coast Salish Territories) on Transit Police cancelling their agreement with Canada Border Services Agency and an upcoming vigil for Naverone Woods, a 23-year old Gitxsan man killed by Transit Police last December (Vigil: Saturday, Feb. 28).
  • 51:30 — Interview with Charlie Smith (editor, The Georgia Straight) on the upcoming Metro Vancouver transit plebiscite on investing billions in new infrastructure, and what’s at stake in the Yes and No campaigns.
  • Music: Grimes (“Genesis”), Bruce Springsteen (“American Skin/41 Shots”), The Arcade Fire (“No Cars Go”)
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