GroundWire | October 13, 2014: Bill C-36, Oppenheimer injunction, B.C. education cuts

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This week GroundWire was produced on unceded Attawandaron territory in Guelph, Ontario at CFRU by Jessie Winokur.

Headlines:

Comments from Dr. Rashmee Singh of the Department of Legal Studies and Sociology at the University of Waterloo on the dangers of Bill C-36 | Jessie Winokur, CFRU

The Mik'Maq Rights Initiative pushed for the resumption of consultations with Transport Canada surrounding development projects in Sydney Harbor, Cape Breton | Noel Mano, CFRU

Educators in the B.C. school system continue to fight back against funding cuts | Jaimee-Lisa Cotter, CFRU

Sisters in Spirit organized a vigil in Guelph to honor Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women | Jessie Winokur, CFRU

Features:

Latanya Grant and SESA Media talk about the murder of Jermaine Carby by police in Brampton, police brutality and anti-black racism | Shabina Lafleur Gangji, CFRU

Audrey Siegel and Woody Morrison discuss the injunction served to evict occupants of Vancouver's Oppenheimer Park | Gunargie O'Sullivan, CFRO

The First Nations Community of Shoal Lake 40 faces immense hardship 100 years after the development of water pipelines on their land | Michael Welch, CKUW

Community Radio Report

Peach City Board President Dave Del Rizzo talks about the station's application for an FM license, a new studio location, and a funding drive to make it happen | Ophira Horwitz

We thank our contributors Ophira Horwitz, Michael Welch, Jessie Winokur, SESA media, Shabina Lafleur-Gangji, Latanya Grant, Audrey Siegel, Woody Morrison, Gunargie O'Sullivan, Noel Mano, Jaimee-Lisa Cotter, Kellie Grant, Rashmee Singh. We also thank Audrey O'Breham and Courtney Harrop.

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