Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Walt McGinnis, Janine Bandcroft October 14, 2015

Here we are, election time again. And, you’ve got to hand it to Stephen Harper; for a man, even whose friends will agree is less than likable, and who despite never having achieved a genuine majority mandate in either the hearts, minds, or poll results of Canadians, is looking squarely at a possibly forming a fourth consecutive conservative government. How could it be?

Walt McGinnis is a Victoria-based political activist, citizen journalist and co-host of Citizens Forum, the popular political affairs program broadcast from the studios of Victoria’s Shaw Cable Network affiliate. He’s also the past president of Stop Smart Meters.ca, a citizen’s coalition to reverse BC Hydro’s imposition of the controversial Smart Meter technology without due consultation, and at great cost to British Columbians.

Walt McGinnis says, that experience convinced him, Canada is, “under corporate influences that are not concerned about freedom , fairness or a democratic process.”

Walt’s latest article, ‘Are the NDP and Conservatives, while working under the guidance of Hill+Knowlton, collaborating to fix the 2015 Federal election?’ is featured at Power to the People website.

Walt McGinnis and the mechanisms and mechanics at work beneath the hood of Canada’s 2015 federal election in the first segment.

And; Victoria Street Newz publisher emeritus and CFUV Radio broadcaster, Janine Bandcroft will join us at the bottom of the hour to bring us news from our city’s streets for the coming week, and beyond there too.

But first, Walt McGinnis and are the NDP and Conservatives, while working under the guidance of Hill+Knowlton, collaborating to fix the 2015 Federal election?

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Author: Chris Cook

Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing Thursdays/Saturdays, 11am/8am Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, on the internet at: cfuv.ca, and archived at: www.gorilla-radio.com. He is too the past contributing editor to the web news site, www.pacificfreepress.com, (now defunct). Tweets @paciffreepress and the GR blog is at: gorillaradioblog.blogspot.com. G-Radio is dedicated to social justice, the environment, community, and providing a forum for people and issues not covered in the corporate media. Some past guests include: M. Shahid Alam, Joel Bakan, Maude Barlow, Ramzy Baroud, David Barsamian, William Blum, Luciana Bohne, Helen Caldicott, Noam Chomsky, Paul Cienfuegos, Yves Engler, Laura Flanders, Denis Halliday, Julia Butterfly Hill, Robert Jensen, Dahr Jamail, Chalmers Johnson, Malalai Joya, Kathy Kelly, Ingmar Lee, Dave Lindorff, Andrew Gavin Marshall, Stefania Maurizi, Greg Palast, Michael Parenti, John Pilger, Kevin Pina, Ted Rall, Paul Craig Roberts, John Ross, David Rovics, Joan Russow, Danny Schechter, Vandana Shiva, Norman Solomon, David Swanson, Andy Worthington, Mickey Z., Howard Zinn and many others.

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