Tuesday, January 24, 2012 | Categories: Episodes |
Just a few of the highlights from the latest show. For a more detailed rundown, click on "Read More" at the bottom of this entry. Or consult the box marked "Latest Audio" at the right-hand side of the webpage.
PRESTON MANNING. The Two Solitudes, take two. Preston Manning says Stephen Harper's pro-west government needs to beware growing "eastern alienation."
CONSTANCE & PATRICK. She got a ticket for ridin'. We catch up with Constance Scrafield, who we first spoke to twenty-two years ago, after she was fined for speeding in the UK -- on her horse, Patrick.
FIRST NATIONS MEETING - RICKFORD. Modernizing the Act. Prime Minister Stephen Harper vows to make changes to the Indian Act, though some First Nations leaders would prefer to see it scrapped altogether.
RUSHDIE CONTROVERSY. Word against the sword. After Salman Rushdie is forced to cancel his appearance at a literary festival in India, several authors speak out by reading passages from "The Satanic Verses" out loud.
RWANDA PROSECUTOR. With Leon Mugesera due to arrive in Kigali, the country's top prosecutor says Rwanda is ready to prosecute the genocide suspect.
FALARDEAU NOMINATED. Judge, jury and nomination. Canada's Philippe Falardeau has been nominated for a foreign-language Oscar for his film "Monsieur Lazhar." We reach him to talk about his "pinch-me" moment.