Radio Topics for December 15th

This will be my last live show before I head off to Europe for two months. Never fear though as Mike will be sticking around in the new year. At 8:30 we will be speaking with Lynne Wolfson who is biking across Africa. As per usual we air on 93.1 CKCU FM in Ottawa and at www.ckcufm.com for those in the rest of the world.

Copenhagen talks heat up…bad puns aside Gordon Brown arrives today amid complaints from the G77-China block. All this while Danish police detain 968 people during protests in the city.

Remember that prisoner transfer agreement Canada made with Afghanistan to ensure detainees weren’t tortured? It seems Afghanistan might not be keeping up its end of the bargain.

The Canadian Senate says Canada’s Coast Guard should have guns…and not just little ones either.

Larry O’Brien wants to freeze public workers wages to save Ottawa money.

A new cellphone provider in Canada?

France to spend 1.1 Billion dollars to digitize its archives. Pay attention LAC.

Hassan Almrie can no longer be held on a Security Certificate says The Federal Court.

Radio Topics for December 8th

This is Adam’s second last week here before he heads off to Europe. the countdown is on. This week at 8:30am Mike will be talking with Rex Murphy, Canadian political commentator, host of Cross Country Check-up and the author of the new book Points of View. As per usual we air from 7-9am on 93.1 CKCU FM in Ottawa and at www.ckcufm.com for the rest of you.

Pirate Radio: The Ottawa Version

HST: coming to a store near you. At least if you live in BC or Ontario that is.

Copenhagen Climate Summit
- 20 Protesters climb West Block to put a banner…and are arrested
- Gordon Brown says EU has to cut back more
- US Promises to regulate emissions

Maybe not everyone in Switzerland thinks banning minarets is a good idea.

US and NATO agree to send more troops to Afghanistan.
- NATO to send 7000
- US to send 30 000 and commit for the long term

Toronto gets to host the G20 summit next summer.