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The Wednesday Edition

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.

PART ONE

MISSING WOMEN LAWYER QUITS. Last Straw. A lawyer who was representing First Nations interests at the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry in Vancouver explains why she quit in protest.

NEWSPAPER KID. As a journalist, he likes the nature beat. But he won't shy away from municipal affairs. Meet Eli Boardman, the eleven-year-old editor, publisher and principal reporter of the Boardman Camera.

PART TWO

08 SAANICH NDP. Calls from the past. The former president of an NDP riding association says voters in his region received misleading calls before the 2008 election.

FOA+OREO COOKIE ADVOCATE. Still kooky after all these years. Thirty-five years later, we find out what happened to Rita McKeough, the head of the Alberta Cookie Association, an advocacy group for the rights of cookies.

PART THREE

CALL AN ANGEL. When a new statue of a modern angel holding a cell phone is unveiled at a Gothic cathedral in the Netherlands.....people start calling.

FTR: MISSING WOMEN EXHIBIT. Red Alert. An outdoor art installation at the University of Alberta showcases 100 red dresses, each one for a missing Aboriginal woman.

...and more.

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