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GroundWire | September 28, 2015: Gendered violence, Manitoba interlake struggle

September 28, 2015
| This episode features stories on the Manitoba interlake struggle, Mountain Caribou penning projects, and U of T feminists' rally for safe workplaces.
Length: 29:42 minutes (26.77 MB)
Talking Radical Radio

Fighting for access to education for undocumented migrants in Montreal

September 23, 2015
| Steve Baird talks about the Education Across Borders collective and the fight to win unimpeded access to school for undocumented migrant children.
Length: 28:42 minutes (26.28 MB)
Redeye

Examining the Conservative government's record on immigration

September 14, 2015
| Never Home is a new multimedia project just launched by No One Is Illegal in Vancouver. It documents nine years of discriminatory immigration policy by Stephen Harper's government.
Length: 15:55 minutes (14.58 MB)

'Refugees Welcome' actions spread across Canada

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This weekend there are protests across Canada in response to the death of Alan, Ghalib and Rehanna Kurdi. Find your local protest and make your voice heard.

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Watch: Mediterranean refugee crisis escalating

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The UN announced that the number of refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean this year has exceeded 300,000.

Vijay Prashad says the world's superpowers must move towards a ceasefire in Syria as soon as possible to stem the tide.

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| August 11, 2015

Detained migrants call for inquest into Abdi Hassan's death

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Dreaming of the unknown: The startling realities of migrant workers

Meet Me in Venice: A Chinese Immigrant's Journey from the Far East to the Faraway West

by Suzanne Ma
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,
2015;
$31.95)

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Three pages into Meet Me in Venice the reader learns that there are more than 214 million migrants worldwide: a startling one of every 33 people in the world alive is a migrant. Author Suzanne Ma, an experienced journalist based in Vancouver, is concerned with these facts, however, she's just as interested in the people behind the numbers.

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New reports slam Canada's immigration detention system

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Two new reports released last month from the University of Toronto and the End Immigration Detention Network detail the systemic flaws and inhumane treatment of immigration detainees, dubbing the entire system a "legal black hole."

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| July 9, 2015
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