Sharks and bikes on Earthgauge Radio tomorrow at 7:00-8:00 AM on CKCU
On Earthgauge Radio this week, we’re talking about shark conservation and the Capital Velo Fest.
The award-winning film Sharkwater will be screened this Tuesday, June 5 at 7:00PM at the Mayfair Theatre in Ottawa (a CKCU co-presentation) so we’ll be talking about shark conservation with Gabriel Wildgen, a campaigner with Humane Society International. We’ll also discuss the international campaign to ban shark finning. NDP MP Fin Donnelly will be speaking prior to the film screening on Tuesday about his private member’s Bill to ban shark finning in Canada. All the film details are below.
Also on the show, we’ll hear from Dick Louch about the Capital Velo Fest happening this weekend in Ottawa.
Tune in at 7:00AM on CKCU 93.1 FM in Ottawa, online at any time from anywhere at ckcufm.com or right here at earthgauge.ca.
Shark Water: A World Oceans Day Special Event
Join Humane Society International/Canada and Fin Donnelly, Member of Parliament, for a special screening of Shark Water. This powerful, award-winning documentary debunks historical stereotypes and media depictions of sharks and reveals these magnificent animals as pillars in the evolution of the seas. The film follows one man’s remarkable journey of courage and determination as it changes from a mission to save the world’s sharks, into a fight for his life, and that of humankind.
When: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 7:00p.m.
Mayfair Theatre, Downtown,
1074 Bank Street,
Hosted by: Humane Society International/Canada and Fin Donnelly, Member of Parliament and Deputy Fisheries Critic for the NDP. Fin Donnelly will be speaking before the film about his Private Member’s Bill to ban the practice of shark finning in Canada.
Tickets: $5 available at the Mayfair Theatre or in advance at http://www.hsi.org/world/canada/work/shark_finning/tips/sharkwater_screening_052412.html
All proceeds will cover the cost of screening the film and towards HSI/Canada’s campaign to end the trade in shark fins.
For more info and to reserve tickets: