#94 - Choose Activism

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In this podcast: protecting the rights of Vancouverites, advocating for Uganda's gays and lesbians, learning throught art, and music from Ottawa.

(1:45 - 8:51) Leaked documents show that the Province of B.C. is considering legislation that would allow the police to detain the homeless. David Eby, executive director of the BC Civil Liberties Association speaks about what that will mean for the homeless during the Vancouver 2010 games.

(9:24 - 11:36) A multi-media piece about child soldiers called Strange News made it's Canadian Debut last week, and featured actor Arthur Kisenyi, who travelled from Uganda to perform. 

(12:26 - 22:10) Ugandan GLBT activists are asking for help from the international community. They want you to deliver letters against the implementation of a strict anti-homosexuality bill that is now on its way to becoming law.

(22:56 - 27:14) The Ruckus has been featuring Ottawa artists in its last few podcasts. In the latest Ottawa edition, the Mighty Popo. Here he is, with Ma Africa.



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