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06 JULY 2010 at 12 H 00 (HE)

The Link - Tuesday, July 6, 2010

On The Link today...

... Of the 12,000 Sudanese-Canadians who live in the province of Alberta, most came to this country as war refugees. But, their stories have gone largely undocumented... until now. Calgary correspondent Frank Rackow introduces us to Kuir É Garang, a young Sudanese man in Calgary who is writing poetry and fiction based on his experiences, both as a refugee and as a new Canadian. 

... As the strike at Valeh Inco in Sudbury, Ontario approaches its first anniversary correspondent Carmel Kilkenny speaks with Mayor John Rodriguez, a man who helped build modern Sudbury, and worked for the rights of the miners after coming from Guyana over 50 years ago.

... We get the latest on the humanitarian crisis in Kyrgyzstan following the violent ethnic clashes there last month. We speak with Human Rights Watch who are concerned about new abuses, especially targeting the Uzbek community; and we take a look at what the newly voted constitution should mean for the stability of this region.

Plus great Canadian music, sports and much more.

  Hour 1...

 

TELLING THE STORY OF CANADA'S SUDANESE REFUGEES: Of the 12,000 Sudanese-Canadians who live in the province of Alberta, most came to this country as war refugees. But, their stories have gone largely undocumented... until now. Calgary correspondent Frank Rackow introduces us to Kuir É Garang, a young Sudanese man in Calgary who is writing poetry and fiction based on his experiences, both as a refugee and as a new Canadian. 

 

SONG: Wouldn't Change a Thing

ARTIST: Matt Dusk

ALBUM: Good News

 

RUFO GOES TO THE MOVIES: Film-reviewer Rufo Valencia has been to see Grown Ups, a movie he describes as a fine example of what he's calling... a real stinker.

 

SONG: Deny, Deny, Deny

ARTIST: Joel Plaskett

ALBUM: Three

 

DOCTOR, DOCTOR: Our weekly health column examines the benefits of exercise, beyond weight loss. For one thing, physical activity can be just as effective in treating depression as anti-depressant medications. We talk to McMaster University exercise psychology professor Kathleen Martin Ginis.

http://www.science.mcmaster.ca/kinesiology/people/faculty/289-Kathleen

www.hh-pub.com/productdetails.cfm?PC=114

SPINAL CORD INJURY RESEARCH: www.sciactioncanada.ca/

 

SONG: Caprice n. 24 in A Minor, Nicolo Paganini

ARTIST: James Ehnes

ALBUM: Paganini - 24 Caprices

 

SUDBURY'S MAYOR LOOKS BACK ON A HALF-CENTURY OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: As the strike at Valeh Inco in Sudbury, Ontario approaches its first anniversary, correspondent Carmel Kilkenny speaks with Mayor John Rodriguez, a man who helped build modern Sudbury, and worked for the rights of the miners after coming from Guyana over 50 years ago.

 

SPORTS WRAP: Terry Haig brings us a roundup of the latest hockey, basketball andbaseball news.

 

Hour 2...

 

KYRGYZ CRISIS UPDATE: We get the latest on the humanitarian crisis in Kyrgyzstan following the violent ethnic clashes there last month. We speak with Human Rights Watch who are concerned about new abuses, especially targeting the Uzbek community; and we take a look at what the newly voted constitution should mean for the stability of this region.

 

SONG: Ranolan Masun

ARTIST: Constantinople

ALBUM: De Casitille a Samarkand

 

LITTLE KNOWN CANADIAN FACTS: Columnist Victor Nerenberg introduces a true hero of the Second World War. Andrew Mynarski was an air-gunner who, thanks to his heroic actions, became the sole casualty among the crew aboard an ill-fated bombing mission in France.

www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?id=14739

www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=ArchivedFeatures&Params=A2145

www.constable.ca/caah/mynarski.htm

http://www.warplane.com/pages/aircraft_lancaster.html

 

SONG: Seven Bucks

ARTIST: Elizabeth Shepherd

ALBUM:  Heavy Falls The Night

 

INDO CANADIAN REPORT: Meet an Indo-Canadian actress, dancer and playwright who brings Michael Jackson to life in her newest work. Anita Majumdar's new play Oy! Just Beat It, a homage to the late King of Pop, is featured at Toronto's theatre festival The Fringe, til July 11th. 

www.fringetoronto.com

 

SONG: MAHI VI

ARTIST: JoSH

ALBUM: Mausam

 

SPORTS WRAP: Terry Haig updates us on the World Cup of Football (soccer) as the biggest sporting event on the planet heads for its final showdown.The first semi-final match is today in Cape Town: Uruguay vs. Holland.

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