Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Micheal Vonn, Jon Elmer, Janine Bandcroft May 17, 2010

This week: The BCCLA has filed a submission with the Legislature urging Bill 20 be dropped. Micheal Vonn is Policy Director at the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, and an Advisory Board Member for Privacy International. She is a former Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia and currently serves as Adjunct Professor at UBC’s School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies. Micheal Vonn in the first half.

Ontario’s premier, Dalton McGuinty says he will visit Israel later this month, while Israeli prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu is slated to to make the first visit of a sitting Israeli prime minister to Canada in more than sixteen years. Jon Elmer is a Vancouver-based freelance journalist and photo-journalist who has lived in and reported from the West Bank for more than a decade. He is currently in Bethlehem, one of premier McGuinty’s scheduled stops, and joins us in the second half with the latest news from the occupation.

And; Victoria Street Newz publisher and CFUV Radio broadcaster, Janine Bandcroft will be here at the bottom of the hour to bring us up to speed with the goings-on amongst Victoria’s burgeoning street community. But first, Michael Vonn and the Liberal proposition of Big Brother for B.C.’s new school hall monitor.

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.

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Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing live every Wednesday, 1-2pm Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, on the internet at: cfuv.uvic.ca, and archived at: www.gorilla-radio.com. He also serves as a contributing editor to the web news site, www.pacificfreepress.com, which you can now support at Petreon.com. Check out the GR blog at: gorillaradioblog.blogspot.ca/ G-Radio is dedicated to social justice, the environment, community, and providing a forum for people and issues not covered in the corporate media. Some past guests include: M. Shahid Alam, Joel Bakan, Maude Barlow, Ramzy Baroud, David Barsamian, Eva Bartlett, William Blum, Luciana Bohne, Helen Caldicott, Noam Chomsky, Michel Chossudovsky, Paul Cienfuegos, Jon Elmer, Yves Engler, Laura Flanders, Eva Golinger, Amy Goodman, Glenn Greenwald, Denis Halliday, Chris Hedges, Patrick Henningsen, Julia Butterfly Hill, Robert Jensen, Dahr Jamail, Chalmers Johnson, Diana Johnstone, Malalai Joya, Kathy Kelly, Naomi Klein, Frances Moore Lappe, Ingmar Lee, Dave Lindorff, Andrew Gavin Marshall, Janos Maté, Jennifer Moore, Alexandra Morton, Sharmine Narwani, Andrew Nikiforuk, Ken O'Keefe, Greg Palast, Dawn Paley, Michael Parenti, Robert Parry, John Pilger, Kevin Pina, Ted Rall, Paul Craig Roberts, John Ross, David Rovics, Danny Schechter, David Schindler, Vandana Shiva, Tim Shorrock, Norman Solomon, David Swanson, Linn Washington, Jr., Andy Worthington, Mickey Z., Howard Zinn and many others.