Radio Topics for June 26th

The last Tuesday in June. Happy early Canada Day as next time you hear us, Canada will be another year older. We have an exciting show lined up for you. At 7:30 Adam will talk to a member of local area band The Flats about their new E.P and their upcoming shows. At 8:45 Mike will be talking with a representative from Amethyst Women’s Addiction Centre regarding their fundraising events.  As per usual we air on 93.1 CKCU FM in Ottawa and online at www.ckcufm.com for everyone else.

Is Ryan Murray worth all the draft picks you have? Garth Snow thinks so.

Montana law banning corporate donations in state elections is struck down by the US Supreme Court.

Toronto Pride began yesterday and yet again, Rob Ford had other plans so couldn’t be there.

Tories pull their punches with ad attacking Mulcair.

Oracle CEO buys an island…and not a little one either.

Liberal leadership speculation now shifts full time to Justin Trudeau.

Is
the Canada-Obama relationship souring?

Supply management is again a point of contention in free trade talks.

Radio Topics for June 12th

Today promises a break from the heat but it returns on Wednesday and is here to stay. We have an exciting show lined up this week as Mike and Adam speculate and give their opinions regarding the Polaris Music Prize. The long list of 40 nominees is announced on Thursday. As per usual we air from 7-9am on 93.1 CKCU FM in Ottawa and at www.ckcufm.com for everyone else.

Capital Hoedown is now more like party on a ranch in Stittsville.

Compare and contrast: official twitter accounts in Canada vs. Sweden.

Trees in Holmwood Park meet the chainsaws much to local residences’ protests.

Toronto bans plastic bags as a gigantic FU to Rob Ford.

Mulcair vs. Harper regarding Canada’s role in contributing money to a European bail-out fund.

European Championships kick-off amid concerns regarding racial attitudes in Poland and the Ukraine.

House of Commons sleep-over! Fight over budget bill begins this week.

Radio Topics for June 5th

The hot weather has run away and June has started with clouds and cold. I don’t mind at all but I suspect most everyone else is wondering where summer went. This week we will feature new music from Moonface and from Japandroids! As per usual the Tuesday Morning Special Blend airs from 7-9am on 93.1 CKCU FM in Ottawa and online at www.ckcufm.com for everyone else.

The two crime stories that everyone is talking about so we will also talk about them:

Eaton’s Centre shooting
Luka Magnotta

Canadian websites go to black…and white to protest Conservative’s omnibus budget bill

Watch a small black dot go slowly across the face of the sun!

Ontario Catholic school trustees are concerned over the fallout from opposition to Bill 13.

International Mental Health Conference occurring now in Ottawa.

60 years and counting for the Queen.

Presto is here…are you impressed?

Thank god the Ontario government is here to protect our children…from BINGO.–