Radio Topics for August 23rd

August is winding down. This is Adam’s second last show before he heads back to Vancouver for the school year. We have an exciting show lined up for our listeners with our usual mix of current affairs, news and community listings. As Ottawa Folk Fest is coming up this weekend we will be previewing some of the acts who will be performing there this year. As per usual we air on 93.1 CKCU FM in Ottawa and www.ckcufm.com for everyone else.

RIP Jack Layton

It’s the Royal Canadian Air Force again… At least they will be saving $1 billion a year.

Elections Canada to look at online voting. Maybe this will help with the fact that Federal and Provincial elections will happen at exactly the same time?

The end game for Libya begins. Now who gets all that oil that’s under the ground?

Canadian Bar Association is not a fan of the Torie’s tough on crime legislation. This includes plans to quadruple pardon fees. A plan 99% of people consulted said was a bad idea.

Ottawa Citizen series on making Ottawa a great city sparks discussion.

Tony Clement probably just wishes that the whole G8 thing would just go away.

Provincial NDP offers funds for transit fares freeze.

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