Radio Topics, August 31st

Hello All! Having successfully outlasted a second co-host, today I fly solo. Worry not, though: I’m totally the talented one. So tune in to CKCU at the usual time.

This week, we’ll take a look back to a conversation we had with Alex Cullen shortly after he entered the race for mayor. As you may know, the rumour is that he’s currently considering getting out.

U Vic is able to get rid of the rabbit infestation, adorable as it may be.

RCMP gun registry report finally released. Much like a gun toting anti-hero, it’s misunderstood but effective.

Navy scraps plan to turn ship into an artificial reef, get’s taken apart by critics.

Jack Layton opts not to whip his party, no guarantee’s that the gun registry will last.

ATU rejects scheduling plan

Wha? A late-august heat wave?

Japanese doctors slam homepathy.

The one time where treating seniors like children makes you look genius

Radio Topics for August 24th

This will be Adam’s last show as he flies out to Vancouver in a week. Never fear though as he’ll reappear from time to time so this isn’t goodbye for good. At 8:06 (right after the BBC News) we are going to be joined by Somerset Ward Council Candidate Don Fex to talk about his ideas for the ward. As per usual we air from 7-9am on 93.1 CKCU FM in Ottawa or online at for everyone else.

Canadian Association of the Chiefs of Police want the Harper government to keep the Federal Long Gun Registry.

Is the idea of a Peer-Reviewed journal becoming obsolete in the Internet age?

I hope Ottawa finds something equally as cool when we start digging tunnels underneath our city streets.

The mass arrest of G20 protesters in June leads to a mass court appearance in August.

Its late August, time for Harper to head to the Canadian Arctic and dole out cash.

Watson wants to shrink Ottawa City Council to as few as 14 members.

The City of Ottawa wants to hear from cyclists about the most dangerous roadways in Ottawa.

Cullen says scrapping the transit tunnel would set the city’s light rail planning back to square one.

Radio Topics for August 17th

The remaining Tuesdays in August countdown and Adam still doesn’t have a place to live in Vancouver. Never fear though as both Adam and Mike will be on-air this Tuesday from 7-9am. As per usual the show airs on 93.1 CKCU FM for those in Ottawa and online at for those from away.

Obama administration halts deep water drilling environmental review exceptions.

Apparently Harper isn’t the first Conservative PM to take issue with the census.

Ontario elementary school teachers want an end to standardized testing.

The battle over California’s Proposition 8 continues to drag through the courts.

Vancouver debates the merit of congestion fees for downtown.

A boatload of Tamil’s show up on Canada’s shores and the bigotry begins.

Mandatory helmet usage when biking?

wi-fi is making our children sick?

Radio Topics for August 10th

The count down towards Adam’s departure continues. No fixed departure date but its getting closer so make sure to tune in. This week we will hopefully be joined by longtime friend of the show Luke Cote. As per usual we air from 7-9am on CKCU 93.1 FM in Ottawa or at for everyone else.

The Green Party to hold a leadership contest? Maybe?

Robert Gates is a very smart man, very smart indeed.

Ottawa’s infrastructure situation requires action..$125 million worth of action.

Name a substantial threat to safety on Ottawa’s streets? You probably won’t guess it.

The fight to save Kingston’s Prison Farms continues.

Despite torture and threats of gang rape, Omar Khadr’s confessions are ruled to be admissible.

John Baird, the new House Leader for the Tories, chooses to be restrained when talking about Ottawa’s transit plans.

The latest panic over the niqab…women boarding planes without showing their face.