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Thursday Special Blend

Thursday Special Blend
Thursday April 16th, 2020 with Michael Powell
Pandemic Radio, featuring Catherine McKenney and Zach Dayler

I'm back! This week, we'll speak with Councillor Catherine McKenney about her hopes of opening a recreation centre for use by people experience homelessness during the pandemic. With all the usual supports closed or limited in capacity, the city's most vulnerable are facing serious challenges. We'll also talk with newish Ottawa Markets ED Zach Dayler about what a public market in times of physical distancing looks like. Plus songs!
Heard Heart
Amy Millan - Honey from the Tombs Canadian
Pablo Picasso
The Modern Lovers - The Modern Lovers
Vampire/Forest Fire
Arcade Fire - Arcade Fire Canadian
We talk with Catherine McKenney, Somerset Ward Councillor, about why the Plant Recreation Centre should be reopened to offer services (primarily) to people experiencing housing challenges during the pandemic. With everything closed, places to pee are hard to come by, as just one example.
All in it Together
Mavis Staples - Mavis Staples
No One Else Like Me
Peach Kelli Pop - Demos and Rarities
What does a market look like if you can't have people? Ottawa Markets ED Zach Dayler talks with us about the plans for Byward and Parkdale market as all this goes on.
Juniper Arms
Adam Torres - Pearls to Swine
Back Among Friends
TUNS - TUNS Canadian
Rise Up With Fists
Jenny Lewis - Rabbit Fur Coat
Fall for Anything
Jeremy Fisher - Goodbye Blue Monday
Wish
Jill Zmud - As we Quietly Drive By Canadian
No More Rock and Roll
The John Henrys - Sweet as the Grain Canadian
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