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#CityTalk: Montreal's street food movement

July 13, 2012
| This week’s #CityTalk looks at calls for more diverse street food vendors in Montreal.
Length: 27:33
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#CityTalk: Urban farmers + Rooftop gardens = Food security in Montreal

July 6, 2012
| This week's #CityTalk segment focuses on urban farming, rooftop gardens and food security in Montreal with Tim Murphy from Santropol Roulant.
Length: 23:55
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#CityTalk: Cultivating Montreal

June 29, 2012
| This week's #CityTalk segment hears from the GTAU-Groupe Travail Agriculture Urbaine about urban agriculture in Montreal.
Length: 17:23
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#CityDoc: A Tale of two cycling visionaries

June 22, 2012
| Bicycle Bob Silverman and Angela Bischoff share their thoughts and feelings about two of Canada's most celebrated cycling visionaries, Montreal's Claire Morissette and Toronto's Tooker Gomberg.
Length: 17:07 minutes (23.64 MB)

'Political vendetta' against Native Friendship Centre of Montreal

Montreal's Native Friendship Centre. (Photo: Henry Gass)

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The Native Friendship Centre of Montreal (NFCM) is battling a "political vendetta," according to Brett Pineau, the Centre's executive director.

In his three years at the helm of the NFCM, Pineau has guided the 37 year-old centre back from near financial ruin to one of the most popular and valuable destinations for the Aboriginal population of Montreal.


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CKUT 90.3 FM Friday Morning After: Roundtable on Canadian documentary

June 18, 2012
| Friday Morning After host Adam Bemma discusses crowdfunding documentary films with Sarah Spring and Selin Murat from Parabola Films in Montreal.
Length: 24:42
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CKUT 90.3 FM Friday Morning After: Infringement Festival

June 18, 2012
| Friday Morning After host Adam Bemma speaks to Donovan King about this year's Montreal Infringement Festival.
Length: 23:38

Casseroles: Vancouver

Inspired by Jeremie Battaglia's gorgeous Montreal film, Vancouver answers the Quebec student movement with a pots and pans revolt of our own on May 30, 2012. There is a beauty that emerges when we learn and inspire each other, just as Quebec has done for the rest of Canada. When we speak to each other instead of through governments or the mainstream media. Here in Vancouver, we discovered what it means to make music together in the streets, in the rain, and you can see it on our faces. It is magic.

Pan-Canadian uprising against anti-democratic Harper regime: Joshua Blakeney on Press TV

Joshua Blakeney analyzes the bourgeoning student strike in Canada. Interview conducted on June 11, 2012.

Quebec government steps up police repression as student movement seeks to broaden struggle

This promises to be a familiar scene this summer in Montreal. (Photo: fatseth / flickr)

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The opening salvo in a promised, summer of protest by Quebec's student movement was delivered at the annual, Montreal Grand Prix auto race and surrounding festivities from June 7 to 10. Hundreds, sometimes thousands, of students and their allies used the high-profile event to press demands for a freeze in post-secondary tuition fees and an end to police and state repression.


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