This week: Nathalie des Rosiers is General Counsel of Canadian Civil Liberties Association. She is the former Dean of the Faculty of Law - Civil Law Section at the University of Ottawa, and is a past President of the Law Commission of Canada.
Of events at the G20 she writes;
"There are events in Canadian history that have become symbols of the fragility of our democratic rights: the internment of Japanese Canadians during the Second World War or the imposition of the War Measures Act, to name a few. In our view, the policing at the G20 Summit in Toronto last summer will be remembered as one of them."
Nathalie des Rosiers in the first half.
And; Canadian freelance journalist, Jon Elmer lives in and reports from Occupied Palestine. While fallen off the front pages due to recent events in North Africa and Japan, tensions are high in Palestine-Israel and innocents are dying on both sides of this decades-long disaster.
Jon Elmer in the second half.
And; Victoria Street Newz publisher and CFUV fundraiser extraordinaire, Janine Bandcroft will join us at the bottom of the hour to bring us newz from the city's streets and beyond.
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
This Week: The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association is heading on the road next month, going north to visit communities served by the RCMP to host workshops on police accountability. It's an effort BCCLA president, Robert Holmes says is meant as both a means to educate and to learn what concerns residents of the north and famed "heartland" of the province have about the way policing is conducted in their neighbourhoods.
David Eby is Executive Director of the B.C. Civil Liberties Association, and is an adjunct professor of law at the University of British Columbia. He is also the president of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, and a research associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. David Eby in the first half.
And; Nathalie Des Rosiers is General Counsel of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and Executive Director of its Education Trust. She is the previous Acting Vice President - Governance of the University of Ottawa, and served as Dean of the Civil Law Section of the U. of Ottawa's Faculty of Law. Nathalie also served as president of the Law Commission of Canada from 2000-2004. Nathalie Des Rosiers and Canadian law after the G20.
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 streetz and beyond. But first, David Eby and weighing the future of the RCMP in B.C.
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: http://GorillaRadioBlog.blogspot.com
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