GroundWire | November 10, 2014: #KMFace, Montreal protests, Walking with our Sisters

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This edition of GroundWire was produced on unceded Anishinabe and Haudensaunee territories at CFRC in Kingston, Ontario, by Filza Naveed and Brenna Owen.

Headlines:

-Anti-pipeline protesters took to social media last week to post their best #KMFace following Kinder Morgan's court case to remove protesters from their TransMountain Pipeline project site on Burnaby Mountain near Vancouver| Meagan Thomas, Jay Peachy and Stephen Collis, CJSF, BC

-An estimated 50 thousand people took to the streets of Montreal to protest against austerity measures planned by the Quebec Liberal government of Philippe Couillard| Aaron Lakoff, CKUT Montreal 

Features:

-CFRC conducted an interview with the co-founder of openkingston.ca. This initiative aims to encourage democracy, citizen journalism and empower citizens, increasing voter turn out|Filza Naveed and Brenna Owen, CFRC, Kingston

- A demonstration occurred outside the Mexican Consulate in downtown Montreal. Activists protested against the violence surrounding the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico.|Leila Lemghalef, CKUT Montreal

- Walking with Our Sisters : an art installation that honours the lives of missing and murdered indigenous women across Canada | Ophira Horwitz

Community Radio Report:

- The National Campus and Community Radio Association (NCRA) is hosting the second edition of their Equity Reading Group later this month. Their topic will be 'positive space'. We will hear how its Equity Committee has grown into an Equity reading group | Ophira Horwitz

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