Radio Topics, April 29

It’s almost May! Come listen to Adam and I as we ponder the appropriate preparations for May Day and Adam silently worries about his final exam of the term. As always, 7-9am on 93.1fm in Ottawa, for everyone else.

When the TTC pulls a stunt like this, Queen’s park legislates them back to work in 30 minutes or your pizza is free.

Some knob proves he is, well, a knob by spray painting Trudeau’s grave. Time to have interested Canadians volunteer to guard it!

Byward Market condo prices getting higher than the addicts that live in the same area.

Mayor muses about changing harm reduction programs in front of (one of the remaining) friendly crowd.

Wait- TQS had news?

Council approves high rise as part of Portrait Gallery bid. But not all Councillor’s are cool with it.

Bluesfest lineup announced.

Dell closing Ottawa call-centre.

300 Ontario schools half-empty. Pessimist.

Selling naming rights to transit stops?

Radio Topics for April 22nd

Another warm Tuesday morning in April. Time for Adam and Mike. As usual we air on CKCU 93.1fm from 7 to 9:00am. For those outside of Ottawa you can listen live on the web at the CKCU website. This week Sean McGuire who sits on CUSA council will be joining us to talk about campus politics.

RCMP pay a visit to the Tories national headquarters…and they even brought with them a search warrant.

Body pulled from Rideau River could be that of missing Carleton student Nadia Kajouji.

Canadian pilots supporting the war in Iraq? It seems Gordon O’Connor knew all about it.

Alberta gets snowed in while the last of ours melts away.

Ontario government to ban cosmetic pesticides.

Rick Hillier to step down as top Canadian soldier in July.

Larry O’Brien tells CBC reporter not to ask questions about his family, then tries to erase the tape.

Slow Ride for road safety on the Sea to Sky Highway.

Radio Topics for April 15th

Another Tuesday, time for Adam and Mike. As usual we air on CKCU 93.1fm from 7 to 9:00am. For those outside of Ottawa you can listen live on the web at the CKCU website.

Stop protesting against the seal hunt or else the Canadian Coast Guard will arrest you and then you’ll have to pay bail in twoonies.

Turns out Bernier didn’t really want the governor of Kandahar fired.

The Tory government to make something illegal (selling stolen cars) more illegaler.

Seriously? The Rocket Racing League!

John McCain joins the fray and attacks Obama for calling Pennsylvania voters “bitter”

Do you think an independant, public inquiry by the Military Police Complaints Commission regarding Afghan prisoner abuse is a good idea? Stephen Harper doesn’t.

The Rideau River bursts its banks.

If the province makes Ottawa give out clean needles then they should pay to pick up the dirty ones too.

Prince George airport security guard who delayed play due concerns about HIV positive passengers infecting others has resigned.

Days worth celebrating…International Record Store Day on April 19th

Radio Topics for April 8th

Its Tuesday morning and it is finally warm out. While the snow melts you can listen to Adam and Mike. As usual we air on CKCU 93.1fm from 7 to 9:00am. For those outside of Ottawa you can listen live on the web at the CKCU website.

Haven’t we all said things seventeen years ago that we regret? Well Tom Lukiwski and Brad Wall certainly wish they hadn’t!

Ready for the next nature of marriage debate? This time its polygamy.

Don’t forget to bring your own bags to the NSLC when you buy booze. No more plastic bags for you.

Another city, another Olympic torch relay that descends into “chaos.” This time its Paris.

Apparently there was some big Canadian music awards last night in Calgary. The Juno’s I think?

Ottawa Farmers Market at Landsdown Park gets a two year extension.

Are 4th graders good Catholics? The ones in the Toronto Catholic School Board will soon know.

France to send a battalion to Afghanistan meaning 1000 more American troops are on their way.

If you want to be an astronaut, then now is your chance!

Radio Topics, April 1st

Adam has a job interview, so won’t be in today. No foolin. Well, foolin’ him: he only thinks he has to take the bus to the east end for 8:30. Surprise! Daniel Westlake will be joining me at the usual time in Adam’s place: 7-9 AM on 93.1fm in ottawa, for all the rest.

A recycling fee for TVs and laptops?

The house is back, and the benches are fuller. The Liberals won’t call an election, unless they do.

Local health board wants to range drinking age to 21, ban sex until marriage. (allright, I made the last part up)

I want my HBO

Canada’s only bilingual province does away with early french immersion. Seriously.

Torrentspy closes its e-doors

Ottawa Budget stuff:
We’re getting a new archives! (and using the provincial funds for it, too!)
Regular budget article
Provincial Budget: Ottawa is still getting the 200 million we were promised a year ago; now think of what we could have gotten had we already spent our allowance!

Ottawa gets another football team. Maybe. Should their be parking? Are they even tied to lansdowne?

No proof of RCMP wrongdoing in income trust flap

Ottawa River Heritage designation being held up in Minister’s office