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Oct 29 Headlines

Click HERE to listen (runs 7m40s) Or HERE to download: -Outrage grows over Margaret Wente’s Globe and Mail column defending Dick Pound’s reference to aboriginals as “savages,” which he claims was misinterpreted -Food banks in BC say they are feeling the pinch as donations drop, expenses rise and more clients seek aid. -Environment Canada says […]

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OCT 22 Headlines

Listen: click here (runs 6m45s) In brief: -Canadian Medical Association criticizes Canada’s role as “asbestos cheerleader” -BC Labour Unions continue to denounce Bill 42 as a “gag law” -Egyptian MP accused of murder, stripped of legal immunity -Premiers call for investment in education and health care in wake of credit crisis -Leaders at Francophonie Summit […]

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Oct 15 – Headlines from CKUT’s Community News Collective

This week in brief: -Human rights groups mark Sixth World Day Against the Death Penalty, focusing on executions in Asia -Four Isreali conscientious objectors begin their second prison term for refusing to serve in the Israel Defense Forces -International observers continue to criticize Burma’s constitution -BC’s Supreme Court strikes down Victoria bylaws preventing homeless people […]

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(Oct 8th) Headlines from CKUT’s Community News Collective

CLICK HERE to listen This week: – Montreal Activists for a Sustainable Society (MASS) disrupt job recruitment fair, protesting military contractors Bombardier, CAE, and Transport Quebec’s disregard for environment and residents of St-Henri. – Barriere Lake: Police use tear gas and violent coercion to end a peaceful blockade erected by Algonquin families.  Michelle Tusky, Barriere […]

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Oct 1 – Weekly Headlines

(Oct 1st) Headlines from CKUT’s Community News Collective This week: -Airplane manufacturer dumps raw sewage into Saint Lawrence River; -Afghan journalist accuses Canada of tipping off U.S. troops to arrest him in October 2007; -Inquest begins into the death of Jean Charles de Menezes in Britain; -80 migrant workers in BC may be deported because […]