Mike is off earning money to put food on his table so it will be just myself for the first hour with Tuesday Morning Blend regular Simon Cameron joining me for the second hour. Twice the sarcasm and (roughly) half the age. Its like Mike 2.0. At 7:30 I will be speaking with Tony Dekker of the Great Lake Swimmers whose new album Lost Channels has recently been long listed for the Polaris Music Prize. As per usual we air from 7-9am Tuesday morning on 93.1 CKCU FM in Ottawa and www.ckcufm.com for those of you on the internet.
Toronto is about to become a whole lot smellier as 24 000 City of Toronto employees walked off the job, included all the garbage collectors.
Sarkozy becomes the first president in 150 years to address the French Parliament and promptly ruffels a few feathers..or burkas as the case may be.
Iran. Its a really big news story. BBC seems to have the best coverage.
Investing money in order to prevent raw sewage flowing into the Ottawa River. Sounds like a good idea.
Free Concerts during Bluesfest…and not just the noise bleed you can hear from the War Museum site.
Canadian Tech Giant Nortel is down for the count. Nokia moves in to scoop up wireless division.
Happy Tuesday all! We are inching closer to the official beginning of summer! Join Adam and I from 7-9am to talk about the week that was; www.ckcufm.com for those from away.
At 7:45, I will be speaking with Peter Blouin, who is helping organize Ottawa‘s World Naked Bike Ride event. At 8:10, Adam will speak with Annie Langlois from the Museum of Nature on the Roundtable on water usage.
We’ll also touch on at least some of the following:
My home province (and where Adam wishes he was from) is holding a provincial election today, with every indication being that the incumbent tories will lose to the NDP.
In a push to remain relevant, the PQ announces a return to campaigning for sovereignty, albeit in steps.
Let the bad times roll: Ottawa gets 375 million in stimulus funding; its still a shame we don’t have our transit plan sorted out yet.
The federal government changes the time limits for transit drivers; only Ottawa pleased.
Down in the polls? Go after criminals. And Terrorists.
Buy America spreads; Canadian Municipalities torn in response.
Pirates, Nationalists elected to UK parliament.
Glen Breton fights to keep its name.
Playing outside is should be homework.