Radio Topics for June 14th

The summer festival season has started. Westfest concluded this past Sunday and Jazzfest starts soon. We continue every Tuesday though, festival or not. We have an exciting show lined up for you this week. At 7:30 Mike will be speaking to Jenny McDonald a Blues / Folk artist from Halifax,NS who is performing tomorrow night at the Rainbow. Right after the BBC News at 8:00 Mike will be speaking to Peter Rickman, a student organizer and activist from Wisconsin.  Finally at 8:30 we will have Alnoor Allidina and other members of the cast of Question Period: The Musical to discuss their upcoming Fringe Festival show and hopefully perform a few numbers from the production. As per usual we air from 7-9am on CKCU 93.1FM in Ottawa and at for everyone else.

Its not only Jon Stewart criticizing Canada’s continual export of Asbestos. The UN also isn’t thrilled with it either.

The appeal of the Ontario Supreme Court Decision which struck down prostitution laws has begun hearing crown arguments.

Fewer Canadians are using Facebook. Apparently usage plateaus at 50% of the population.

The NDP and Tories agree on very little…but they do both think that ‘mega-trials’ need to be conducted in a more efficient manner.

21 000 Bulgarian artifacts and 18 000 coins are going home after handover at the Museum of Civilization.

Heart, kidney, lung and uterus, what do they all have in common? All can be transplanted from one person to another.

A party that doesn’t even exist yet may win the next Quebec provincial election.

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