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Lecture by Hirut Eyob

Photo credits: Skin to Skin Click here to download During the presentation Hirut Eyob talked about birth support services and resources, and the difficulties encountered by Canadian wombn of African decent. This event is part of the Centre for Gender Advocacy’s event series, Thick Skin: reflections on race, gender, & political resistance. Anouk Millet recorded […]

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Political profiling and repression existed before C-51

Click here to download audio “ J’ai lu ce titre quelque part recemment “Big Brother” debarque au Canada?. Faite moi rire: Big Brother est ici depuis longtemps, tres longtemps.” This quote in french comes from Suzanne Chabot, protagonist of our story, in an editorial for la Presse. Suzanne Chabot is one of three women along […]

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Student strikes ramps up despite police violence

Credits: Stefan Christoff Click here to download audio Anti-austerity protests and the student strike ramp up in Montreal, with over 50 thousand students on strike across Quebec, we’ll hear about mobilizations happening on the McGill campus. Cecilia MacArthur brings us more. CKUT News Collective

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Homelessness issues in Street Beat at Chez Pops

[audio https://ia601509.us.archive.org/35/items/StreetBeat27March2015/StreetBeat27March2015.mp3] Click here to download audio Latest edition of Street Beat, produced in collaboration with homeless youth at theChez Pops drop-in centre. CKUT News Collective

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Gideon Levy’s Interview by CKUT

Credits: ianmasters [audio https://ia601407.us.archive.org/30/items/GideonLevyInterviewFinal/Gideon%20Levy%20Interview%20final.mp3] Click here to download Israeli author and human rights journalist Gideon Levy is currently touring across Canada, speaking to audiences about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in light of the recent Israeli Elections. After his talk in Montreal, titled “Israeli Election: What’s next for Israel-Palestine?” CKUT’s Celia Robinovitch caught up with him to bring us […]

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Student Strike Starts with a Big Boom

Credits: CBC.ca [audio https://ia801500.us.archive.org/16/items/March21Demo/March%2021%20Demo.mp3] Click here to download audio On Saturday, thousands of people marches in Montreal to kick-off a 2 week student strike. The march is the first of a series of weekly demonstrations organized by the Comite Printemps 2015, a collective that works to unite students and workers in the anti-austerity movement. There are […]

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Lecture by Vandana Shiva

Credits: slowfood Click here to download audio. Dr Vandana Shiva was at Concordia University on March 12th for a lecture about her book: “Soil Not Oil – Climate Change, Fossil Fuels and Agriculture: The most important issue of the Century” Dr. Vandana Shiva is an international, environmental activist and author of some 20 books. She […]

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Interview with Daniel Mendoza from Vancouver Solidarity for Ayotzinapa

Credits: neverwalkalone [audio https://ia601504.us.archive.org/35/items/DanielMendezAyotzinapaFinal/Daniel%20Mendez%20Ayotzinapa%20final.mp3] Click here to download audio. In Mexico, the families of 43 disappeared students from Ayotzinapa continue to fight for answers from the government and police. As a reminder, last September, 43 student activists went missing in the state of Guerrero, which led to months of nation-wide protests and riots. The families continue […]

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Discrimination at the STM

Credits: Marco Campanozzi Click here to download audio. In that post we talk with Aimee Louw. Aimee is a member of CKUT News Collective but also a disability justice activist with Accessibilize Montreal. She was in the local media this month because of an incident of discrimination at the hands of an STM bus driver. […]

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March 15th Demonstration against police brutality

[audio https://ia601504.us.archive.org/18/items/15thMarchDemonstrationPressConference/15th%20March%20Demonstration%20Press%20Conference.mp3] Click here to download audio A report on this year’s police repression against the annual March 15th demonstration against police brutality. Once again this year, Montreal police arrested nearly 100 people shortly after last Sunday’s march began, this time under the bylaw 500.1. Journalists could’nt approach the scene without risking an arrestation. Antoine Cadaux was […]

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Day of Action Against Bill C-51 (Montreal)

Credits: Montreal Faction [audio https://ia801504.us.archive.org/17/items/BillC51Protest/Bill%20C51%20protest.mp3] Click here to download Saturday March 14th was the national day of action against Bill C-51. Across Canada, thousands of demonstrators gathered in protest against the conservative government’s proposed legislation. In Montreal, the march started in Park Jarry and finished in front of liberal candidate Justin Trudeau’s office, who favours the bill. Several […]

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Latest Hand Frequencies video from The Avalanche – ASL on the Radio

Here is our latest Hand Frequencies-ASL on the Radio for the Avalanche on March 11th. Enjoy!

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Glen Coulthard: Indigenous Resistance to Racism and Colonialism

Credits: QPIRG Concordia Click here to download audio CKUT was covering the conference with Glen Coulthard, a Weledeh Dene (Yellowknives Dene First Nation), author of Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition, and part of the Indigenous Nationhood Movement. He brings us his reflexion about indigenous resistance to racism and colonialism. You […]

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Live panel discussion of anti-islamic discrimination

Credits: Nidal El Khairy Click here to download audio   Last month, the Shawinigan, Quebec, city council voted unanimously to prevent the construction of a mosque by the city’s Muslim Cultural Centre. Mayor Michel Angers later said that the council yielded to “irrational fears” in the wake of attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris. […]

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Racial Profiling and Police Brutality from Ferguson to Palestine

Representatives at the forefront of the movements for Black lives and racial justice in the US have taken a historic trip to Palestine and two of them are joining us to share their stories in Montreal! A discussion on past and ongoing racial violence and race relations in the United States, Canada, and Occupied Palestine. […]

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International Women’s Day: March 8 Committee of Women of Diverse Origins

Credits: wdofdo.wordpress.com Click here to download audio. Sunday March 8 was International Women’s Day. CKUT spoke with Dolores Chew of the March 8 Committee of Women of Diverse Origins about what’s happening in Montreal for the annual event. This year’s International Women’s Day, with the slogan “We Will Build the World We Want”, hosted a forum and speakers at Concordia University starting at 10am, followed by […]

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Quebec On The Move from March 4-18

Credits: coco-net.org [audio https://ia601505.us.archive.org/29/items/QuebecOnTheMoveLaunch/Quebec%20On%20The%20Move%20launch%20.mp3] Click here to download. The Centre for Community Organizations (COCo) with the support of Concordia’s Office of Community Engagement is presenting “Quebec on the Move,” an art exhibit about contemporary social movements. Featuring video interviews with 22 community organizers, the art installation is coming to Concordia’s library building from March 4 -18. […]

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International Women’s Day: Sounds from the streets

Click here to download audio. We bring you sounds from the streets of Montreal from last Sunday’s International Women’s Day march. Also, Montreal Sisterhood, a local anti-fascist feminist collective celebrated their 5 year anniversary over the weekend. Leonie Karwath was at both those events to bring us a report. CKUT News Collective

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Round table about the situation of palestinian women

[audio https://ia601500.us.archive.org/28/items/PalestinianWomenPart1_201503/Palestinian%20women%20part%201.mp3] Click here to download audio “Table ronde sur la situation des femmes palestiniennes” Participants were: Rana Alrabi: (Animatrice de la discussion) Rana Alrabi was born in the United Arab Emirates to Palestinian and Lebanese parents, and emigrated a few years later with her family to Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Inspired by an interest to communicate and […]

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Homeless youth issues in Street Beat

Monthly installment of Street Beat, produced in collaboration with homeless youth at Dans la Rue. Recorded at Chez Pops. Produced by the CKUT News Collective. [audio https://ia601500.us.archive.org/29/items/ChezPops6February/ChezPops_6February.mp3] Click here to download audio