Radio Topics for April 13th

Welcome to the playoff edition of the Tuesday Morning Special Blend. The game is still the same but somehow it means more. We have a busy show lined up this week. At 8:10 Adam will be speaking with Lori Waller of Ecology Ottawa regarding their activities and their Green Policy Benchmarks for the 2010 Municipal election. Shortly after that Mike will be speaking with Dan Arnold of CalgaryGrit blogging fame about his new website Puck Probabilities. Finally at 8:30 Mike will be speaking with Stuart Robertson, the owner of the Ottawa Bus Station regarding possible redevelopment plans. As per usual we air on 93.1 CKCU FM in Ottawa and online at www.ckcufm.com.

Helena Guergis has a really bad week. First she gets booted from Cabinet, then Caucus, then the RCMP are asked to investigate. All while the Liberals laugh.

Afghan Detainee Hearings: Canadian Forces Chief Investigator had no idea about Federal Court ruling of 2008 which found “real and serious concerns about the protection of Afghan detainees transferred to possible torture.”

Women kicked out of a French language course in Montreal for wearing the Niqab.

Polish President Lech Kaczynski, along with 95 other members of the Polish government and Armed Forces die in a plane crash in Russia while on their way to commemorate the Katyn Massacre of 1940. Now accusations abound.

UN Climate Convention Chief Yvo De Boer finally says what everyone has been thinking; no climate deal likely for 2010.

Vimy Ridge: 93 years later.

Nova Scotia’s NDP government unveils the perfect budget (well at least perfect in the eyes of Mike and I and Worthwhile Canadian Initiatives)

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