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Red Fridays
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Monday, September 25, 2006 - 2:32 am

It’s a simple idea: wear red on Fridays to show support for the troops and families of the Canadian military. It’s not about politics or ideology. It’s about people. It’s called Red Fridays and it was organized by Karen Boire and Lisa Miller.

  • Show ID and Intro
  • Interview with Karen Boire and Lisa Miller
  • Married to the Canadian Forces
  • Audio clips from Red Friday on Parliament Hill (Ottawa, Canada)
    • Steve Madely (CFRA)
    • Gen. Rick Hillier
    • Prime Minister Stephen Harper

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November 10, 2006 @ 4:12 pm

[...] During the segment, CTV split the screen to show the interview with Red Friday co-organizer Lisa Miller in one window, and pages of the scrapbook in the other.  It was hard to miss my yellow jacket when they showed a photograph of me interviewing Lisa and co-organizer Karen Boire for an episode of Portrait. [...]

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December 24, 2006 @ 11:58 am

[...] Last night, I did something I haven’t done in a long time.  I stayed up super late to edit a Podcast; Red Fridays. [...]

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January 10, 2008 @ 8:17 pm

[...] I have been committed to the Red Fridays movement since attending a major rally on Parliament Hill in September 2006.   Red Fridays is a simple idea; wear some red every Friday to show support for Canadian troops and their families (similar programs may exist in other countries). It’s not about ideology. It’s not about political leanings. It’s not about religion. It’s not about money. It’s about people — real people. [...]

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