Radio Topics for November 13th

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 Adam will be covering for Lucy and playing music from 9:00 to 10:00am. Tune in and judge him based on his musical tastes.

At 8:30, we’ll be joined by Phil Robinson of People for a Better Ottawa, a citizen’s group that (in short) advocates for greater city funding for social services. They have their city budget kick-off later in the morning.

Maclean’s has its annual university rankings out: Carleton’s number 7!
Further accusations against NATO regarding torture in Afghan prisons.

And Amnesty International doesn’t stop there. A week after announcing Canada wouldn’t seek the return of prisoners facing the death penalty, Canada refuses to co-sponsor a bill which denounces the death penalty.

NCC promises to actually consult public next time it choses to selectively remove information on Canada’s history.

Hugo Chavez actually compares himself to Christ. Wow!

Toronto School Board proposes Afri-centric schools for black children.

Portrait Gallery looking for a home and not necessarily in Ottawa.

Want $1000 dollars? Write an essay and collect 25 signatures on a petition.

City considering pulling funding for Ottawa Concert Hall.

City investigates selling Hydro Ottawa to raise $300 million.

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