GroundWire | Prisoners Justice Day

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This episode of GroundWire was produced at Community Radio Station CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Treaty One territory, on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe peoples and the homeland of the Metis Nation. This episode was hosted by Rachel Dunsmore and Susan Huebert.

Headlines

Vancouver mayor commits to developing 100 per cent social housing at 58 Hastings in the downtown Eastside | Gunargie O'Sullivan, CFRO

Grassy Narrows First Nation Youth stage march in Kenora demanding clean-up of English-Wabigoon River System | Michael Welch, CKUW

Features

Robert Gaucher provides background on the origins of Prisoner Justice Day, Cheryl James, sister of an Indigenous woman who died in custody provides a perspective | Stephane Doucet, CKUW

Increase in deaths related to the use of the synthetic opioid Fentanyl and its impacts on the Prince George community | Grant Bachand, CFUR

Seventy per cent of Visa applications by Global South Delegates to the World Social Forum were denied by Canadian embassies | Djenaba Dayle, CKUT

Community Radio Report

Community radio stations across the country mark Prisoner Justice Day with special dedicated programming | Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, GroundWire

Music in this episode was by Lorenzo

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