Christopher White is a University of Alberta alumnus who does, despite Mr. Harper’s assurances to the contrary, care about the operation of democracy in Canada. He cared enough in fact to set up ‘Canadians Against Proroguing Parliament,’ a Facebook site that has in the two weeks since Harper’s unilateral move signed up scores of thousands of Canadians who insist they do care about Canadian democracy.
Christopher White in the first half.
Andrew Nikiforuk is a Canadian journalist and author whose titles include: ‘Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent, ‘The Fourth Horseman,’ ‘Pandemonium’ and the Governor-General’s Award-winning Saboteurs: Wiebo Ludwig’s War Against Big Oil’. He is also the recipient of eight National Magazine Awards and an Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy.
Andrew Nikiforuk and back to big oil’s future in the second half.
And; Victoria Street Newz publisher and CFUV broadcaster Janine Bandcroft will join us to keep us current with the cruelest month on the city’s streets. But first, Christopher White and Prorogued: The Harper Parliament That Couldn’t.
Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing live every Monday, 5-6pm Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, 104.3 cable, and on the internet at: http://cfuv.uvic.ca. He also serves as a contributing editor to the web news site, www.pacificfreepress.com. Check out the GR blog at: