This week we speak with Montreal-based Taras Grescoe.

Grescoe is an award-winning author and public transit advocate. His most recent book, Straphanger: Saving Our Cities and Ourselves from the Automobile was released by HarperCollins Canada in 2012. Straphanger won the Mavis Gallant Prize for Nonfiction and was listed by the Globe & Mail as one of the best books of the year.

Also, Premier Stephen McNeil shuffles the deck (cabinet-wise, at least), and Prime Minister Harper looks set to officially call the election. Too bad he doesn’t really have any candidates running out this way.

More information about Taras Grescoe’s forthcoming talk in Halifax can be found here.

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(Direct mp3 link is here.)

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