News Now: June 13 – 17 2011

Last week’s episodes of the CHRY News Now Archives are now available. These episodes ran from June 13 to June 17, 2011.

On Monday, June 13, Econews on News Now played a clip produced by their very own hosts, Lori and Alyssa. Rebuilding New Orleans was filmed at St. Bernard Perish, “the only region in America that was 100% affected by a disaster (completely flooded). Hurricane Katrina (August 29, 2005) was everything but a ‘natural disaster’, and the struggle continues 5 years onward. Hear from the people’s stories and experiences.” Listen to the show below:

The second part of the show featured Judy Rebick of Transforming Power.ca. Her segment was entitled Voices on Climate Justice. Listen to the clip below:

On Tuesday, June 14, News Now interviewd Onika Morgan from the Vincy Mass 2011 Festival. Vincy Mass has been called “the hottest party in the Caribbean.” Listen to the clip below:

The Wednesday, June 15 episode of News Now interviewed Dr Afua Cooper, poet extrodinare about her upcoming event, Marie Joseph Angelique. More information about this event can be found by contacting CHRY or Dr. Cooper herself.

The second interview on the show was with the Executive Director and Founder of the Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario, Landre Tunji-Ajayi. Listen to the clip below:

On Thursday, June 16, News Now aired clips of the recent Women in Radio Conference held the NCRA Radio Conference in Halifax, Canada. Several clips were played, all of which can be downloaded from here.

The second part of the show featured an interview with the owner and director of the Toronto Women’s Bookstore, Victoria Moreno. The interview discuses why social spaces are important to the underlying importance of feminism. Listen to the clip below:


Friday, June 17
‘s edition of News Now was able to speak with Adelin Brunal, the director of the up-and-coming Young and Potential Father’s Group. This is an organization that seeks to help young men of African-Canadian decent that may potentially become fathers by providing resources and aid. The website, http://youngpfathers.org/, is currently offline, but information about the June 21 laund can be found here. Listen to the interview clip below:

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