Radio Topics for June 29th

Happy (early) birthday Canada! Mike is away enjoying a long long weekend so it will just be Adam this week. That means a little more music than usual but, given the sheer volume of amazing new releases these past few months, that is something to be thankful for. As well at 8:10 Adam will be joined in studio by Robert Dekker who is running for the Summerset Ward seat on City Council when municipal election time rolls around in November. As well at 8:30 Adam will be joined by Michael Jenkin, President of the Ottawa South Community Association, to discuss the grand re-opening on the Old Ottawa South Community Centre. As per usual we air from 7-9am on CKCU 93.1 FM in Ottawa and at for those from away.

After months of debate and discussion the Lansdowne Live proposal finally gets put before a vote at City Hall.

The Queen is coming to Canada! But does anyone really care?

The G20 Summit is over and Toronto cleans up after the largest mass-arrest in Canadian history.

Despite the violence the leaders at the summit actually did something… Much to everyone’s surprise.

Its the Cold War all over again as the US arrests 10 individuals for spying for the Russian government.

Radio Topics, June 22

Happy Tuesday! Yesterday was the beginning of summer and the longest day of the year. Join Adam and I as we celebrate the coming shorter days talking about some of the following, mixed with a series of puns and uninformed world cup opinions. As usual, we’ll be on CKCUfm at the usual time.

Police arrest three in RBC fire bombing.

David Chernushenko tosses his hat in what is clearly going to be the most interesting race in the election.

In a shocking twist, the RCMP was in the wrong in the Dziekanski tasering.

Waterloo holds tight on shutting down football prorgram because of drug use.

I can deal with taking away the trains, the blue jays, and a sense of welcomeness, but shutting LCBOs for the G20 gets personal.

Hardline separatist thinks that separatist party should have plan for separation.

In news that will mostly bother me, Peter Hume is pushing the renaming of Wellington now.

Radio Topics for June 15th

Mike is away exploring Nova Scotia by RV so I am on my own this Tuesday. Never fear though as we have an exciting show lined up for you. First off, Mike’s pre-recorded voice will be joining us at 8:10 when he speaks with Richard Florida about his new book The Great Reset. At 8:30 I will be speaking with Nikki Mosley regarding the upcoming MEC Bikefest taking place on June 20th at Lebretton Flats. Finally at 7:30 we will be having a special give-away so tune in for that! As per usual we air on 93.1 CKCU FM in Ottawa and for everyone else.

The World Cup kicked off in South Africa on Friday. Time for everyone’s latent pride in their ancestral homeland to emerge.

The latest in the on-going Afghan detainee affair: Apparently in 2006 General Rick Hillier ordered the a more diligent system of monitoring Afghan prisoners and was ignored.

Ottawa Police cracks down on cyclists riding on the sidewalk.

Shareholders of Canwest Global Media approve sale of newspapers to a group led by Paul Godfrey.

Moose # 2 is shot and killed by Ottawa Police.

With summer right around the corner it means its time for VIA Rail workers to threaten a strike.

Radio Topics for June 8th

Mike is back this week meaning you get twice the excitement this Tuesday with both hosts present and in studio. At 8:10 Adam will be speaking with Terri Sanderson of Westfest 2010 about theĀ  festivities taking place this weekend in Westboro. As per usual we air on 93.1 CKCU FM here in Ottawa and at for everyone else.

Dubai has an indoor ski hill and now thanks to the G8/G20 Summits Toronto is about to have an indoor ‘fake lake.”

Talk of a coalition just won’t go away for The Liberals. Or maybe they should just join the NDP?

The words ‘Israeli Apartheid’ will not be appearing at Toronto’s Pride Festival anytime soon despite protests.

US Army Intelligence Officer behind Wikileaks infamous helicopter video is arrested by the US Army.

Residence of Kanata North vow to prevent further construction of subdivisions around The Beaver Pond nature reserve.

Tony Clement and James Moore defend the new Copyright Bill set to go before parliament.

Ontario Count of Appeals to rule on whether a witness can testify in court while wearing a niquab.

Ottawa’s defence spending this week: Fighter jets and ships.