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Media Mornings independent Canadian news hour on 100.5fm in Vancouver.
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- 3:45 Min Mark – Intro – plus today’s top news headlines: from local to global current affairs — radio news roundup you won’t hear anywhere else.
- 20 Min Mark – In July of 1962 Saskatchewan doctors went on strike as to prevent Medicare’s introduction by Tommy Douglas. Their resistance is part of why we never got part 2 of the Tommy Douglas vision – a national pharmaceutical program. We discuss this with Joey Hartman, Activist, Labour Historian & President of the Vancouver and District Labour Council.
- 38 Min Mark – The Medical Services Plan premium is BC’s most regressive tax, meaning that it consumes a bigger share of income for lower-income people than for higher-income people. A new report looks at why the MSP Premium should eliminated and what should replace it. Iglika Ivanova – Economist with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.