Jennifer Johnston of NAMES: Niagara Area Mothers Ending Stigma. We discuss Jennifer’s son Johnathan’s death from a fentanyl overdose and some of the solutions that are needed to battle the opioid addiction, currently gripping the continent.
Laura Ip is The Practical Feminist @PractclFeminist on the @JimFannonShow. We discuss the growing division between the political left and right, men and women and what conversations are needed to bring us together.
An introduction to Mike Britton, Councillor, City of St. Catharines. We talk polarization, centralization, integrity complaints, "official capacity", We go all over the map as usual, unscripted, unedited and commercial-free. #NiagaraTalks @JimFannonShow
Carl David Onofrio is an artist, musician and one of Niagara's finest song writers. Too many musical acts to mention C.d. is a pleasure to rap with. As usual, the conversation goes all over the place, while going absolutely, nowhere. Listen to his music here: https://cdonofrio.bandcamp.com/
Mayor Walter Sendzik gets the political propaganda machine rolling using The St. Catharines Standard to spew garbage. Niagara Regional Councillor Andy Petrowski, requests an interim injunction blocking three integrity commissioner reports against him, from being made public.
Road Waves is one of Niagara's best jam bands. Just back from a micro-tour with Road Waves, Ji Sharp Yehia talks about music, the band and plays a couple of tunes, live. Road Waves are: Guitar/Vocals: Ji Sharp Yehia, Bass/Vocals: Yo Izumita, Drums/Vocals: Matthew Maxwell, Keyboard/Vocals: Don Letourneau. On line at http://www.roadwaves.net/ or Facebook and Twitter.
Matthew James Blake of projects like, Berger, Blake and Goold, Aaron Berger and The Blue Stars, Perpetual Peace Project and others including his own solo act, plays solo and acoustic live on a sunny day in April, 2017, as he promotes the funding of his latest solo album. Support #NiagaraRocks musical talent by pre-ordering his new album expected to drop in August, 2017. MJB plays Wrong Damn Girl, Heaven and Street Sweeper. MJB's gofundme link follows below....
Gord Miller, Mike Schreiner, Greg Vezina with Aaron Berger and The Blue Stars. We discuss wetlands and green issues local to Niagara with Aaron Berger, Nathanial Goold, Matthew James Blake and John Albers as Aaron Berger and the Blue Stars playing songs in between guest interviews. Erica Sherwood and Jason Lupish including some cast and crew from the movie FIGHT! (raw version, it may never been heard again) Downloadable.
My radio call clip, as a sample of what you will hear from me, at all 12 Municipal Councils around Niagara, in the coming weeks. Starting at 6:30pm, Monday Feb 6th, in St. Catharines Council Chambers. No to Double Direct "Dual Doodie"! No to One Niagara. If anything, kill the Niagara Regional Government as an elected body. Make them a service provider and merge some departments that overlap. Maybe I should run for Chair with the Platform of killing the Region off as a governance model....