Democracy North: Highlights from the Left Coast and Predictions for 2018

W2MEDIA.ORG  |  Democracy North independent Canadian news hour broadcast on Vancouver Co-op Radio 100.5 fm LIVESTREAM – Airing live at Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018, 5pm PST

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Today’s Host: Irwin Oostindie @DutchPhoto


Introduction:  For one of our holiday wrap-up programs we  wanted to revisit a wild year in BC politics with the election of the first Green/Social Democrat government in North America. Is it living up to its promises or abandoning its voter base post-election? Plus we hear from Georgia Straight Editor Charlie Smith for some 2017 predictions.


5:05 Micheal Vonn BC Civil Liberties Association on the state of democracy in this digital era, policing and Indigenous Peoples, and prisons. Major legal victories in 2017 and upcoming 2018 decisions awaiting.

 

 


5:20 David Ball of Vancouver Metro on BC NDP attempts to address the opioid crisis, BC election aftermath, and political donations.


5:35 Grant Goff of  The Straight Goods asks Will The Real John Horgan Please Stand Up and links SIte C to unsustainable fantasies of a BC LNG industry now carried foreard by the NDP.


5:45 Charlie Smith, Editor, Georgia Straight, looks ahead at the civic election of 2018, proportional representation, and more view and analysis of #vanpoli and #bcpoli

 

 


Please share our weekly podcast with your friends and neighbours! Democracy North is an independent Canadian news hour broadcast on Vancouver Co-op Radio 100.5 fm LIVESTREAM – Airing live airing every Tuesday at 5pm PST. Our website is http://www.w2media.org where you will find links to podcasts and all their contents. You can follow us on Twitter @W2Media and on Facebook.

 

 

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