Radio Topics for April 22nd

Another warm Tuesday morning in April. Time for Adam and Mike. As usual we air on CKCU 93.1fm from 7 to 9:00am. For those outside of Ottawa you can listen live on the web at the CKCU website. This week Sean McGuire who sits on CUSA council will be joining us to talk about campus politics.

RCMP pay a visit to the Tories national headquarters…and they even brought with them a search warrant.

Body pulled from Rideau River could be that of missing Carleton student Nadia Kajouji.

Canadian pilots supporting the war in Iraq? It seems Gordon O’Connor knew all about it.

Alberta gets snowed in while the last of ours melts away.

Ontario government to ban cosmetic pesticides.

Rick Hillier to step down as top Canadian soldier in July.

Larry O’Brien tells CBC reporter not to ask questions about his family, then tries to erase the tape.

Slow Ride for road safety on the Sea to Sky Highway.

Radio Topics for April 15th

Another Tuesday, time for Adam and Mike. As usual we air on CKCU 93.1fm from 7 to 9:00am. For those outside of Ottawa you can listen live on the web at the CKCU website.

Stop protesting against the seal hunt or else the Canadian Coast Guard will arrest you and then you’ll have to pay bail in twoonies.

Turns out Bernier didn’t really want the governor of Kandahar fired.

The Tory government to make something illegal (selling stolen cars) more illegaler.

Seriously? The Rocket Racing League!

John McCain joins the fray and attacks Obama for calling Pennsylvania voters “bitter”
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Do you think an independant, public inquiry by the Military Police Complaints Commission regarding Afghan prisoner abuse is a good idea? Stephen Harper doesn’t.

The Rideau River bursts its banks.

If the province makes Ottawa give out clean needles then they should pay to pick up the dirty ones too.

Prince George airport security guard who delayed play due concerns about HIV positive passengers infecting others has resigned.

Days worth celebrating…International Record Store Day on April 19th

Radio Topics for April 8th

Its Tuesday morning and it is finally warm out. While the snow melts you can listen to Adam and Mike. As usual we air on CKCU 93.1fm from 7 to 9:00am. For those outside of Ottawa you can listen live on the web at the CKCU website.

Haven’t we all said things seventeen years ago that we regret? Well Tom Lukiwski and Brad Wall certainly wish they hadn’t!

Ready for the next nature of marriage debate? This time its polygamy.

Don’t forget to bring your own bags to the NSLC when you buy booze. No more plastic bags for you.

Another city, another Olympic torch relay that descends into “chaos.” This time its Paris.

Apparently there was some big Canadian music awards last night in Calgary. The Juno’s I think?

Ottawa Farmers Market at Landsdown Park gets a two year extension.

Are 4th graders good Catholics? The ones in the Toronto Catholic School Board will soon know.

France to send a battalion to Afghanistan meaning 1000 more American troops are on their way.

If you want to be an astronaut, then now is your chance!

Radio Topics for March 11th

Its Tuesday morning and everyone is still digging out from the blizzard. That means while shoveling you can listen to Adam and Mike. As usual we air on CKCU 93.1fm from 7 to 9:00am. For those outside of Ottawa you can listen live on the web at the CKCU website. The listen live function is greatly improved as we have a new mp3 stream and a better sounding Real Audio stream. All for your listening convenience.

A national carbon tax on consumers sounds like a good idea. The surprise is who is proposing it!

Danny Williams going after Harper again…this time using John Crosby to do his dirty work in a throne speech.


Remember the Talking to American’s Skit where Rich Mercer talked about Canada building a giant, climate controlled dome? It may come true in Edmonton.

Bill C-10 comes under fire from free speech advocates.
Who would have thought limiting funding based on “offensiveness” would be controversial?

Now you get to decide which of the four O-Train options you want. This while 70% of us still drive to work.

No helmet exemptions for religious Sikhs who want to wear a turban while ridding a motorcycle.

Large Music bootlegger in Winnipeg shit down. No more $2 CDs from the back of someones truck.

Accusations that Harper tried to meddle in the US primary process.

All while Hilary starts to stage a comeback.

Radio Topics for March 4th

Its just Adam this week. Mike apparently had a “real” job and has to work. Adam thankfully is a student. As usual we air on CKCU 93.1fm from 7 to 9:00am. For those outside of Ottawa you can listen live on the web at the CKCU website. The listen live function is greatly improved as we have a new mp3 stream and a better sounding Real Audio stream. All for your listening convenience.

This week Adam will be joined by fellow Carleton debater Garnett Genuis and a friend of the show, Mark Agnew. As well Adam will be speaking with Robert Brocklebank of the Federation of Community Associations regarding the proposed Manotick development by Minto and the appeal to the OMB.

An exciting week in Canadian politics: The budget passes a critical second vote and the Conservatives introduce a motion to end the Wheat Board monopoly over barley.

Chuck Cadmangate… The Conservatives threaten to sue the Liberals over accusations regarding Chuck Cadman.

Russia has its presidential elections and surprise of all surprises…. the candidate supported by Vladamire Putin wins.

Speaking of one party states, Alberta also went to the polls yesterday. And the Tories will probably win again!

Canadian sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia.

Carleton University to hold seperate Board of Governors elections this year.

York University the latest campus to ban pro-life clubs. (excuse the source and the obvious bias)

Radio Topics for February 26th

Another Tuesday morning means its time for the Tuesday Morning Special Blend with Adam and Mike. As usual we air on CKCU 93.1fm from 7 to 9:00am. For those outside of Ottawa you can listen live on the web at the CKCU website. The listen live function is greatly improved as we have a new mp3 stream and a better sounding Real Audio stream. All for your listening convenience.

This week Mike will be speaking with Erna Paris, the author of The Sun Slowly Climbs. As well we will be joined on-air by a friend of the show, Jan Florjanczyk… all the way from McGill University.

Parliamentarians acting like mature adults? Amazing but true as Dion and Harper essentially agree on Afghanistan.

Adios Fidel!
Raul takes the reigns of power from his brother.

The FCC may well step in to let you continue to download illegal music and tv shows. Score one for net neutrality.

The Oscars happened on Sunday…and less people than ever cared.

University of Waterloo students vote to end student financial support of the campus radio station.

John Tory sticking around as leader of Ontario PC party.

Bars scanning your drivers license in Calgary? Not any more says the Alberta Privacy Commissioner.

Jean Chretien receives the Order of Canada.

Everyone gets their day in court…even Ottawa’s mayor and his day is April 9th, 2009.

Radio Topics for February 19th

Its not so cold this morning but that doesn’t matter…its still 7am and time for Adam and Mike. As usual we air on CKCU 93.1fm from 7 to 9:00am. For those outside of Ottawa you can listen live on the web at the CKCU website.

Kosovo unilaterally declares independence from Serbia and Russia is mad.

And the Canadian reaction.

Liberals will let the budget pass… IF it doesn’t hurt the economy.

But in case it does, Dion is going into campaign mode and promising major spending on Canada’s infrastructure.

A public inquiry into tazers in BC and a possible ban? Almost like they’ve had a bad experience with tazers before.

Carleton University Student’s Association election results are in.

Minto development plan for Manotick rejected by council. Now onto the OMB.

Baseball is coming back to Ottawa…this time as the Ottawa Rapids.

Students at University of Ontario IT and Durham College encouraged to file a human rights complaint against the City of Oshawa.

Radio Topics for February 12th

Another stupidly cold Tuesday morning…Must be time for Adam and Mike. As usual we air on CKCU 93.1fm from 7 to 9:00am. For those outside of Ottawa you can listen live on the web at the CKCU website.

It is election time at Carleton University with the annual Carleton University Student’s Association elections. At 8:10, right after the BBC news we will be having a round table discussion with all three of the Candidates for CUSA President: Brittany Smyth of “Standing Up For You”, Helen Choi of “Students United” and Andrew Monkhouse. If you remember our Ontario Election Discussion then this promises to be just as good!

Arch Bishop of Canterbury in trouble after advocating for Britain to allow select elements of Sharia Law.

Even if Parliament decides to extend the Afghanistan mission is it really to 2011? Or forever? Ohh…And it is a confidence motion as well.

Apparently confidence motions apply to the Senate as well? Or at least if it is related to the Tories crime bill C-2!

Stockwell Day promises to keep the foreign prostitutes out of the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Paying for parking on the weekend and evening in Ottawa?
Never!

Baird defends denying transit funding during the 2006 election campaign.

Student Union executives get graded in leaked CFS report.

Radio Topics for January 29th

Freezing rain and early mornings…Must be time for Adam and Mike. As usual we air on CKCU 93.1fm from 7 to 9:00am. For those outside of Ottawa you can listen live on the web at the CKCU website.

The final state of the union speech by President Bush. Expect a lot of these last of moments in the next year.

R.V. Morgentaler twenty years later. Love it or hate it, the decision mattered then and matters now.

A (former) Liberal and Conservative agreeing? Harper agrees with Manly and says Canada needs help in Afghanistan or else combat missions are finished.

Toronto has a balanced budget…for the first time since amalgamation.

Urban and rural unite! Glebe Community Association opposes gigantic subdivision in Manotick.

Toronto Catholic school board refuses to partake in homophobia survey.

Canadian ISPs refuse to be gate-keepers and prevent illegal downloading.

Looks like Ontario businesses don’t like Family…Day that is.

It isn’t only students who want money… universities in Ontario also do, to the tune of $1.6 billion.

Radio Topics for January 15th

Tuesday again, that means more Mike and Adam time. As usual we air on CKCU 93.1fm from 7 to 9:00am. For those outside of Ottawa you can listen live on the web at the CKCU website. This week fellow Carleton debater Elysse Devreaux will join us on air. As well, at 8:30 we will speak with Wallace Beaton from the Westboro Community Association regarding the possible closure of Golden Avenue.

In the best Liberal accusation yet, Helen Guergis is accused of risking the lives of Ignatieff and Dion by telling the Taliban where they were going to be.

Despite Larry O’Briens best attempt, crack pipes are still going to be given out for free thanks to the Ontario Government.

David Ahenakew to get a new trail regarding hate crimes charges stemming from his tirade of profanity in 2002.

Rejoice! The evil specter of an iPod tax has been removed. (except it raises questions about copying CDs to your iPod)

Winnipeg is attempting to beat the Rideau Canal as the longest natural skating rink. At least we still have our NHL team though.

TGV style high speed rail coming to a town near you? Depends on what the 2 million dollar study says.

With all the talk about Lansdowne Park, lets not forget Ottawa’s other public space quandary… Lebreton Flats.

Waterloo to implement an online opt-out system for student fees.

Prepare to be amazed… at the efforts Oshawa will go to keep the students out.