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Friday Special Blend
Friday June 19th, 2015 with Susan Johnston & Bob Ledrew

Celebrating National Aboriginal Day and steps forward from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
AGB Bannatyne
Amanda Rheaume - Keep a Fire Canadian
Buffy Sainte-Marie - Up Where We Belong Canadian
Pacific People
Pacific Curls - Te Kore
Interview with Carey Newman, artist who created the Witness Blanket, an installation currently on display at Ottawa City Hall until July 10.
Find That Key
Arthur Renwick - The Cigarbox Chronicles Canadian
Interview with Zoe S. Todd, part of a group which has organized the "Read The TRC Report" project. #ReadtheTRCReport is putting the summary document of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission online by having people read sections and upload the video to Youtube.
My First Winter
Wise Atangana - n/a Canadian New
The Witness Blanket is on display at Ottawa City Hall until July 10.
Information on the tour and the blanket:
Information on artist Carey Newman:

Wise Atangana's EP release show is Saturday, June 20 at Pressed:

The Ottawa Summer Solstice Festival takes place all weekend at Vincent Massey Park, with dancing, music, children's activities, and much more.

The #ReadTheTRCReport project:

Chelsea Vowel Apihtawikosisan blog: (
Zoe Todd’s blog post on why and how to contribute: '
The commission reports:
Andrew Kurjata’s e-reader versions of the report:
Interactive CKCU
FYI... re: Police funeral's... all officers attend on their own time... all of the travel expenses are covered by the police associations... officers take care of their own accommodations if required...

8:52 AM, June 19th, 2015