Bessa Whitmore, GottaGo! member – Ontario Morning Podcast – Tuesday May 5, 2020

Ontario Morning from CBC Radio

Interview time slot – Minute 26:04

Will Heeman of Heeman’s Garden Center and strawberry farm in southwest Ontario offers his reaction to the announcement that the province is officially allowing access to businesses such as his even though they have already been offering in-car pickup; Minister of Public Safety, Bill Blair, discusses their proposed ban on what they characterize as ‘assault’ weapons; Marketing professor David Soberman of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto discusses Air Canada’s billion dollar loss for the first quarter – and the prospects for the company and the industry as a whole; Bessa Whitmore is a member Gotta Go, an Ottawa group that is advocating for more public toilets; Kim Blackwell of the 4th Line Theatre in Millbrook tells us about theri Artist Talk Series, part of 4th Line’s Emerging Women’s Directing Project; Jordan Press of the Canadian Press talks about the political reaction to the federal government’s proposed ban of assault firearms; Today is the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands. Ian McKelvey tells us about the parade planned to honour his grandfather 98-year-old David Ramsay who served with the Essex Scottish Regiment during the war; Bhavana Varma United Way Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington previews tonight’s fundraising broadcast that will be seen both here and in the U.S., called Music Across the Border.