Kukukwes.com – The Podcast: Episode 12

The statue of Edward Cornwallis is located at Cornwallis Park in downtown Halifax/Photo by Stephen Brake

Kukukwes.com – The Podcast: Episode 12
Recorded on April 30, 2017
Guest Host: Samantha Calio

Podcast includes:

1. Interview with Halifax Regional Councillor Shawn Cleary about his motion to revisit the issue of commemorating Edward Cornwallis. Read the news story here: kukukwes.com/2017/04/26/halifax-council-vote-to-examine-cornwallis-commemoration-on-city-properties/

2. Audio of the Halifax Regional Council debate on the issue of commemorating Edward Cornwallis on municipal property. Read our live blog of the debate here: kukukwes.com/2017/04/25/live-blog-halifax-regional-council-discuss-name-cornwallis-on-municipal-assets/

3. Interview with Tian Wigmore about winning the 2017 Indigenous Recording of the Year at the East Coast Music Awards show held in Saint John, N.B. on April 27, 2017. Read the news story here: kukukwes.com/2017/05/12/ecma-winner-tian-wigmore-sees-new-record-on-the-horizon/

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About Samantha Calio 9 Articles
Samantha Calio is a graduate of the four-year journalism programme at the University of King's College in Halifax, N.S. She was an intern with Kukukwes.com for the month of April 2017.