GroundWire | Abortion services in P.E.I. and Royal Winnipeg Ballet's production of 'Going Home Star'

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This episode of GW was produced on traditional territory of Mohawk people the at CKUT radio in Montreal, hosted by Aaron Lakoff

Headlines:

Hundreds gathered at We Believe Survivors Rally in Ottawa in response to the acquittal of Jian Gomeshi and the treatment of people who have experienced sexual assault in the criminal justice system | Carly Forbes, CILU with files from Greg Macdougall

Montrealers rally in support of the Anishnabe community of Lac Simon after the killing of 25 year old Sandy Michel by reserve police | Aaron Lakoff, CKUT

Features:

Montrealers rally in response to the killing of Jean-Pierre Bony by police | Brad Simpson, CKUT

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet's production of Going Home Star is the first major artistic project to come out of Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission and has been on a national tour since last year. | Gunargie O’Sullivan, CFRO and Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, GroundWire

P.E.I. premier announces movement towards providing abortion services in the province | Chloé Baruffa, CKUT

Community Radio Report:

Dengê Cûdî means Voice of Cûdî and is a youth radio from Qamişlo (Rojava, north Syria) that broadcasts in Kurdish, Arabic and Assyrian. The station is currently unable to broadcast as their transmitter is burned. For more information see the international fundraising campaign RojavaPlan.com  | Aaron Lakoff, CKUT

Music:

Black Bodies by Ian Kamau and Black Lives Matter by d’bi Young from the Black Lives Matter Toronto mixtape. Find more at blacklivesmattertoronto.bandcamp.com.

We also thank Audrey O'Breham and Omme-Salma Rahemtullah.

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