So I have exactly twenty minutes to get my Gomery inquiry result predictions out and on the record before the frigging thing is released today. Here I go:
Things I would pay more taxes for would have to include putting together decent places to live for Aboriginal people so that we can stop hearing about situations like Kashechewan.
The Toronto Star is reporting that the Canadian Media Guild and the CBC have a tentative agreement. Thank heavens. The silence in the mornings has been deeply unsettling. I didn't imagine it would bother me that much. But it has. I have been really impressed with how the CBC workers have run the strike. They've been positive, constructive and they've given of their time and their skill back to their listeners and the public in general.
...with their investment advisers. Finally - a good news story.
I love the CBC. The website and the radio are my morning information fix. It's the news I trust and I even still appreciate the occasional glimmer of original TV entertainment that still gets created. But this lockout thing distresses me. (A letter I wrote to CBC Audience Relations today)
The Toronto Star is carrying a (single-source) CP story on the Ontario government's announcement that it plans to sell off roads, public transit and other public infrastructure. It's as if Highway 407 never happened.