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June 5 | Two Spirit Pow Wow, Walk 4 Salish Sea, Prison Farms & Homalco First Nation Radio gathering

5 June 2017 - 5:06pm

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This episode of GroundWire was produced on Haudenosaunee and Anishinabe traditional territory in Kingston by CFRC.

Headlines

Defence Minister mispronounces Kingston Land Declaration at the RMC graduation | CFRC

Land Defenders at Imperial Metals AGM | Joel Benson & Zoë Ludski, CJMP

Features

Two Spirit Pow Wow | Süss, CKUW

Walk 4 Salish Sea | Chris Cook, CFUV

Prison Farms new plant based farming | CFRC

Community Radio Report

Highlights from the Future of First Nations, Inuit and Métis broadcasting convergence hosted by Homalco First Nation Radio | Coutney Harrop, GroundWire with files from http://indigenousradio.ca/Campbell-River.php
 

Thanks to hosts Jasmine Chapman, Lucas Wang, & Karin Pryal, all of our contributors as well as Gretchen King and Omme-Salma Rahemtullah.

Music by Kassador with Talk About It and Stewart Legere with Wishes in Wells.

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GroundWire | May 22, 2017

23 May 2017 - 6:24am
Radio Free Palestine, Parkdale Rent Strike, Indigenous Radio Edmonton Gathering

This episode of GroundWire was produced on Anishinabe territory in Thunder Bay, ON part of the Robinson Superior Treaty, home of the Fort William First Nation

 

Headlines

 

Mi'kmaq communities protect the Sipekne'katik River from Alton gas | Gretchen King, CKUT

Constitutionality of indefinite immigration detention heard in Canadian Federal Court | Carly Forbes, GroundWire

 

Features

 

Parkdale community members enter 4th week of rent strike | Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, GroundWire

Radio Free Palestine: A 12 hour broadcast commemorating the Nakba | Laith Marouf, CKUT

 

Community Radio Report

Highlights from the Future of First Nations, Inuit and Métis broadcasting convergence in Edmonton | Carly Forbes, GroundWire with files from http://www.indigenousradio.ca/Edmonton.php

 

Producer Carly Forbes

Hosts Courtney Harrop and Carly Forbes

Music Tiny hands by Quantum Tangled from the album Tiny Hands and How to steal a canoe by Leanne Simpson from the album f(l)ight

 

Download at groundwirenews.ca  Pitch to the next episode by Monday May 29th.

 

GroundWire | May 8, 2017

9 May 2017 - 11:25pm
Palestinian Dignity Strike, March for Science, Future of First Nations Métis and Inuit broadcasting

This episode of GroundWire was produced on Holmaco First Nations Territory by Volunteers at the Future of First Nations Métis and Inuit broadcasting convergence in Campbell River, BC.

 

Headlines

 

CRTC Commissioner Raj Shoan dismissed again 4 days after reinstatement following the federal court finding his initial dismissal was unfair | Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, GroundWire

 

Toronto’s Parkdale rent strike against above guideline Rent Increase applications and outstanding repair requests | Stéphane Doucet, CKUW

 

Free Speech Radio News signs off the air | Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, GroundWire

 

Features

Victoria March for Science on Earth Day | Chris Cook, CFUV

 

Montreal Protest in solidarity with Palestinian Dignity Strike | Laith Marouf, CKUT

 

Community Radio Report

 

Report on the Iqaluit regional gatherings for the Future of First Nations Métis and Inuit Broadcasting | Fanny He and Catherine Couture, CFRT

 

Music this week was led by the Homalco Nation with Devin Pielle and recorded at the www.IndigenousRadio.ca conference hosted by the Homalco First Nation radio station.

 

GroundWire thanks all of its contributors, Bill Williams and Diana Paul for hosting,  as well as Gretchen King, Courtney Harrop, and Carly Forbes.

 

GroundWire | April 24, 2017

23 April 2017 - 9:48pm
Hands off Syria, Apprehension of Indigenous Children, CRTC hearing of Indigenous Radio Station Applicants

This episode of GroundWire was produced on Anishinabe territory in Thunder Bay, ON part of the Robinson Superior Treaty, home of the Fort William First Nation

 

Headlines

 

The Worsening fentanyl Crisis in Vancouver’s downtown Eastside | Omme-Salma Rahemtullah with files from Gunargie O’Sullivan, Community Access Television

 

The Walk for water begins on the shores of Lake Superior | Jayal Chung, CILU

 

Features

 

Hands Off Syria Demo in Montreal, to denounce US bombing of Syria | Yafa Marouf, CKUT

 

A discussion of ongoing child apprehension in Indigenous families and communities | Carly Forbes with files from Gunargie O’Sullivan, CFRO

 

Community Radio Report

 

The CRTC held a public hearing to hear from applicants for licenses type B Native Radio stations | Courtney Harrop, GroundWire

 

Produced and Hosted by Carly Forbes and Jayal Chung

 

GroundWire thanks all of its contributors!  Thank you also to Gretchen King and Saja Marouf

 

Music this week was Rain by Nick Sherman from the Album Knives and Wildrice

 

Download at groundwirenews.ca  Pitch to the next episode by Monday May 1st.

 

 

GroundWire | April 10

13 April 2017 - 6:27pm
Protesting trophy Grizzly Bear hunt, Reactions to most racist city title & Canadian extradited DEADLINE EXTENDED - Join the GW COORDINATION TEAM!
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This episode of GW was produced on unceded Mohawk Territory in Montreal at CKUT 90.3fm.

Headlines:

NDP Convention on leadership rules & opposing pipelines | Anna Houston, CKUW

International student views of Montreal ranking as "best student city in the world" | Emmy Landry, CKUT

Features:

Speak out in Victoria for banning British Columbia’s trophy Grizzly Bear hunting season | Chris Cook, CFUV

Residents of Winnipeg react to privilege and racism after the city declared most racist in Canada | Mahlet Cuff and Anna Sigrithur, CKUW

Canadian sociology professor Hassan Diab extradited to France on trumped-up charges of terrorism | Eva Battut + Marie Crabie, CKUT

Community Radio Report:

Members of Radio Centre-ville demonstrated against the undemocratic commercialization of its air waves | Eva Battut, CKUT

Music:

Our music in this episode is from River’s Gunna Rise by Lehzer by CKUT from a demo recorded in December 2014

Thanks to all our contributors for this week’s episode. We also thank J’Quez, Djenaba Dayle, Omme Salma-Rahemtullah, and Gretchen King.

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Tune in again on April 24 for the next episode of GroundWire.

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