Radio Topics, May 1st

Happy May Day! Once again, we’ll be joined this week at 8:00 AM by Caron Cheng from MEC to talk about Bikefest on May 13th. We’ll also be talk with people from the Otesha project. At 8:30, we’ll speak with Risa Sargent from CfSC about their Tulips on Two Wheels event on May 5th.

We’ll also talk about some of the following:

Quebec student protests are ongoing, students move to negotiate.

More Royals are coming! It’s costing money!

Nonsense story of the week: Canada’s bank “bailout”

Friends of Lansdowne lose again.

Someone took Marc Garneau’s space ships.

Radio Topics, April 24

Happy Tuesday!

This week we’ll continue our weekly conversations with the fine folks organizing MEC bikefest. At 8:05, Caron Cheng will update on us on what’s going on with prep for that event, and we’ll also speak with Connie Lebrun from CHEO, who is helping to coordinate CN Cycle, which raises money for the hospital.

We’ll also touch on some of the following:

Alberta had an election. Someone was elected. Find out who!

Toronto Catholic schools to require students to sing national anthem a cappella.

Kingston Penn to close. Museum to open?

Afghan interpreters get a second shot at coming to Canada

Which is better- public or private schools?

Moratorium on arctic fishing?

Radio Topics, April 17

Happy Tuesday! We’ve got an exciting show lined up. At 8:05, we’ll continue our build up to MEC’s annual bikefest, chatting with some of the folks behind the Right Bike Program in Hintonburg. At 8:30, we’ll talk with Julia Sterpam and Nancy Oakley of Heritage Ottawa about their event on the history of Lebreton¬†this Thursday.
We’ll also touch on some of the following:

Barrhaven pile-on for decision to rebuild downtown Ottawa school.

Government was encouraged not to be “cheerleaders” for the oilpatch.

It’s 30 years of the Charter! Most of us wouldn’t give up rights, say polls. Harper thinks its ¬†a bit controversial.

More BC Teachers labour strife.

And we hear about how the Wildrose party is bad for healthcare.

Ottawa axes program designed to reduce recidivism

A human rabies diagnosis, in Toronto.

Radio Topics, April 10

I hope that everyone had a great weekend! This tuesday, at 8am we’ll speak with Caron Cheng of Mountain Equipment Co-Op about their upcoming bikefest. We’ll also touch on some of the following:

We may be getting rid of the penny, but we are getting glow-in-the-dark quarters.

Helene Campbell gets her lungs.

Target being reviewed for “cultural content”

Gideon ban in one Ontario School District coming

Parliament’s statues to become a little more user friendly

Radio Topics, April 2nd

Welcome to April! We’ve got an exciting show lined up. At 8:30, we’ll speak with Ian Lee about a recent move by Canada’s yogurt cartel to stop a competitor from setting up shop.

We’ll also touch on some of the following:

Say goodbye to the penny, the notion that you might retire at 65.

We need to do a better job communicating about pandemics.

Payphones may cost a $1?

Demonstrating that people have no value for their own time, people lined up for hours to get cheap gas in Toronto

AG report could spark F-35 review

Five bad habits to lead to an early grave