Archive | December, 2012

Dec. 21, 2012: Jode Kechego on Idle No More in Ottawa; Rayven Howard live in studio; CodePink’s Tighe Barry protests at NRA “press conference”

Listen to entire program here: Local photographer Doug MacLellan was in the studio and took some shots that you can see HERE Today there is a swirl of news, from the Friday NRA news conference announcing that organization’s call for armed police in all schools to prevent another shooting tragedy, to the growing strength of […]

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Dec 14, 2012: Ellen Gabriel and First Nations’ relationship with Canada; John Fraser and housing as a human right; sounds of Idle No More in Windsor, On.

Listen to entire program here: Between Dec 2-4th , the Assembly of First Nations held a Special Chiefs Assembly in Gatineau,Quebec intended to develop a “consensus on fundamental issues and common interests in relation to First Nation- Crown relations, international relations and partnerships”. The issues included “health and wellness, claims and land rights, education, residential […]

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Dec 7, 2012: Amnesty International Canada’s Beth Berton-Hunter & Human Rights Day; John Clarke & provincial cuts to social assistance

Listen to entire program here: Amnesty International is perhaps the most well-known human rights organization, and for Human Rights Day it is sponsoring a Write for Rights campaign.  You are invited to “join individual letter writers across the country and around the world by taking some time on or around Human Rights Day, December 10th […]

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Nov 30, 2012: Free Swims & Fundraising for Windsor Youth Centre; Lottie Spady and Detroit’s Hantz Farms’ land grab

UPDATE ON HANTZ WOODLANDS STORY AND COMMUNITY FIGHTBACK TO ESTABLISH A COMMUNITY RUN LAND TRUST RUN BY NEIGHBOURHOOD COUNCIL:   In the first half hour I spoke to CUPE 543 President  Mark VanderVoort and Mike Gibbons, OPIRG board member and President of the Social Justice Club on campus about their organizations’ plans for fundraising for […]

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