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Hosts: Ken McMurray, Joshua Hind
Special Contributors: Amie Watson, Caroline Kunzle Adam Bemma, , Tom O.
On-Air Production: Joshua Hind
Music from the Show (w/ the approx. time it was played)
- 7:05am: We Are the City – “Morning Song”
- From the double-sided 7″ Morning Song/Mourning Song
- 7:22am: Yo Majesty – “Cherry Pop”
- 8:33am: Tanya Tagaq – “Force”
- From the album, Auk/Blood
Amie’s Food Report
- Interview with Tim Murphy of Santropol Roulant about the upcoming 100-Mile Meal and Community Dinner taking place at restaurant Robin des Bois (4653 Saint-Laurent, corner of Villeneuve)
- 6pm-9pm, Sunday, October 16th (two Sundays from nowfree event but reserve your tickets in advance (sliding scale suggested donation: $15-$30) for a four-course meal with wine.
- reserve tickets by email at email@example.com, or stop by the Santropol Roulant office
- 111 Roy St. E., or phone 514-284-9335
- indicate dietary restrictions upon reserving
Municipal Headlines w/ Ken McMurray
- Panopoly at City Hall? Excellent article:
- Calls for Jacques Duchesneau to look into the Train de l’Est:
- And here’s why:
- Projet against tolls exclusively on the new Champlain Bridge:
- Île Charron to stay totally as parkland:
- Three Péquistes want a commuter train line to St-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Good:
- Old planetarium closes its doors:
The Action Items
- Canada-Wide Provincial Election Recap-o-rama
- Despite taking small losses in popular vote percentage, the Liberals were returned with another massive majority, winning 22 of 27 seats.
- 41% of Islanders voted Conservative, 41% voted Liberal in General Election
- Voter Turnout: 53%https://webmail.connect.cirquedusoleil.com/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://munaca.com/node/338
- Manitoba, like PEI returned their government to power (in this case the NDP) with essentially the same number of seats they had at dissolution.
- 53% of Manitobans voted Conservative in General Election, only 26% voted NDP. (Compared to 46% NDP vote in Prov. Elec.)
- Voter Turnout: 57%
- NWT runs it’s government without parties
- 15 MLAs were elected from across the territory, with 5 new candidates joining the legislature.
- 3 candidates were acclaimed.
- No person has ever served twice as Premier
- 45% of NWT’ers voted NDP in General Election
- Voter Turnout: 27%
- News to come!!!
- Alberta PCs
- Alison Redford cancelled fall sitting of Alberta legislature, despite promising in her leadership bid to implement sweeping “change”
- Alberta’s legislature only sat for 50 days last year, compared to 83 in Quebec and 119 in Ottawa.
- Bill entrenches parental rights in Human Rights Act, allowing parents to pull kids out of classes they deem inappropriate.
- Redford would “re-evaluate” that policy. PCs trying to distance themselves from Wild Rose, perhaps?
- Oztara playing tonight, 10pm, at Le Divan Orange (4234 St-Laurent). Mix of influences, from Roma to Reggae to Latino and more. $10.
- Jonathan Richman (formerly of Modern Lovers) will be at La Sala Rossa (4848 St-Laurent), Saturday night. Doors open at 8pm. $18 + service charges if you buy in advance. $20 plus same if you buy at the door.
- Check out Open Mic Nights at Shaïka Café (5526 Sherbrooke West) in NDG every Tuesday at 8pm. Hey, you never know what you’ll hear.
- Likewise for Open Mic Nights at Café des Arts/Arts Café (201 Fairmount West, corner of Esplanade) in Mile-End every Tuesday. If you want to perform, sign-up is by 7:30pm. Event starts at 8pm.
- Also at the Arts Café is a University of the Streets Café discussion called “To err is human, can we succeed through failure?” This is a public conversation — Yo! It’s open to all! That’s not this Wednesday but the next, October 20th, from 7 to 9pm.