This week: Marking Armistice Day in Victoria, I went down to the MacKenzie-Papineau Battalion memorial, tucked quietly in the bushes beside the fountains, between the Legislature Buildings and the Grand Pacific Hotel, there to stand with the stalwart, white-poppy adorned peace proponents who speechify and personalize what which war and peace mean to them.
And;Terry Glavin is an award-winning journalist, editor at Transmontanus Books, a new columnist at the Ottawa Citizen, and he recently delivered the Harvey Southam Fellowship lecture in journalism, 'Orwell and Everything After' at the University of Victoria.
Terry Glavin is the author of six and co-author of four books, and his latest is 'Come from the Shadows: The Long and Lonely Struggle for Peace in Afghanistan.' He is also co-founder of the Canada-Afghanistan Solidarity Committee.
Terry Glavin and where next Afghanistan in the second half.
And; Victoria Street Newz publisher and CFUV broadcaster, Janine Bandcroft will join us at the bottom of the hour to bring us news from Victoria's streets and beyond. But first, remembering all the fallen on Armistice Day in Victoria.
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, http://www.pacificfreepress.com. Check out the GR blog at: http://GorillaRadioBlog.blogspot.com