Jul 3: Cindy Blackstock on $20K Human Rights Win & Child Welfare—Brent Toderian on Transit Plebiscite—Travis Lupick on Alberta-BC NDP Exodus

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Cindy Blackstock, founder of the First Nations Children & Families Caring Society (photo: Pawel Dwulit) 

  • 10:00 — Today’s top news headlines from local to global current affairs — radio news roundup you won’t hear anywhere else.
  • 23:00 — Interview with Cindy Blackstock (founder of the First Nations Children & Families Caring Society) about her landmark $20,000 award from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal for the federal government’s “retaliation” against her for filing a Supreme Court lawsuit over unequal funding for Aboriginal child welfare in Canada, after a previous win criticizing government surveillance of her private life.
  • 50:45 — Interview with Travis Lupick (reporter, Georgia Straight) on the Transit Plebiscite, plus an exodus from the BC NDP to Alberta following Rachel Notley’s historic win there.
  • Music: A Tribe Called Red & Buffy Ste-Marie (“Working for the Government”), Arcade Fire
    (“No Cars Go”).
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