GroundWire | September 16, 2014: Quebec Political Repression Commission, Bill C-36, tuition fees at SFU

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This episode of GroundWire was produced on Mohawk territory in Montreal by CKUT radio.

Headlines:


1:40 B.C. teachers strike | CKUT

2:10 Australian Aboriginal delegation visit to Canada | CKUT

2:54 Carleton University safe space protest | Ophira Horwitz, Ottawa

5:40 Nigerian mother and her children deported from Montreal | CKUT

Features:


6:26 Sex Workers testify against Bill C-36 in Ottawa |  Leila Lemghalef, CKUT

11:45 Popular Commission on Political Repression in Quebec | Tiffany Lam, CKUT

17:00 International student tuition fee hikes at Simon Fraser university in BC | Maegan Thomas, CJSF

Community Radio Report:

24:11 New license for a community radio station in Tunisia | Anna Marchese, CKUT

Program Narrators: Hailey Mackinnon and Camille Baker, CKUT

We also Thank: Aaron Lakoff, Gretchen King, and Carly Forbes

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