May 14: Tom King’s ‘Back of the Turtle’—Ind Jewish Voices: hate crimes for Israel boycotters?—Travis Lupick: Drug war & Surrey shootings » Weekdays 7-8am 100.5fm: Media Mornings independent Canadian news hour.


Author Thomas King (Photo: Trina Koster/Toronto Star)
  • 01:20 — Today’s top news headlines from local to global current affairs — radio news roundup you won’t hear anywhere else.
  • 16:30 — Interview with author Thomas King (‘The Truth About Stories’, ‘Green Grass, Running Water’ and ‘Dead Dog Cafe’) on his new Governor General award-winning novel, ‘The Back of the Turtle.’
  • 31:25 — Interview with Tyler Levitan (Independent Jewish Voices) about concerns that a federal Conservative government crackdown on Palestinian solidarity organizations supporting Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaigns may put a chill on freedom of speech.
  • 45:10 — Interview with Travis Lupick (reporter, the Georgia Straight) on how recent spate of shootings in Surrey is related to the War on Drugs and prohibition policies.
  • Music: Kinnie Starr (“Who Will Save our Waters?”), Dan Mangan (” , The Zolas (“Great Collapse”), Invincible (“No Easy Answers”).

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