GroundWire | February 2, 2015

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This edition was produced by Ophira Horwitz and narrated by Will Lafrance and Ossob Hassan on unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin territory in Ottawa. Headlines were written by Marilla Steuter-Martin from CJLO, and features were produced by Ophira Horwitz, and by CKXU members Benjamin Maine and Lauren Crazybull.


Saskatchewan anti-strike law struck down | Marilla Steuter-Martin, CJLO, Montréal
-- The Supreme Court abolishes a Saskatchewan law that restricts who can strike, upholding the right to strike for public sector workers.

Kinder Morgan drops lawsuit against protesters | Marilla Steuter-Martin, CJLO, Montréal
-- Kinder Morgan drops its multimillion-dollar civil suit against five Burnaby Mountain protesters.

World Radio Day will take place on February 13th, 2015 | Ophira Horwitz, Ottawa
-- Interview with Francesco Diasio, the Secretary General of AMARC: the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, based in Montréal.

CKXU Partnership with Lethbridge Public Library | Benjamin Maine, CKXU, Lethbridge
-- CKXU partners with a local library to create a vinyl collection and listening stations.

True Contact, and audio documentary series about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women | Lauren Crazybull, CKXU, Lethbridge
-- Lauren Crazybull produces a documentary series about Residential Schools and their impact, a project that grew out of the National Campus and Community Radio Association's Resonating Reconciliation series.

Music this week is by Lethbridge band Lustre Creame.

The GroundWire public service announcement was recorded by Leila Lemghalef with music by Common Vernacular.

We also thank Maegan Thomas, Tom Radford, Kelly Wilson, Audrey D. Luffy, Frieda Werden, and CKCU.


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