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Anticolonial July 1st Committee to Mobilize Against Canada Day

[audio https://ia801502.us.archive.org/16/items/MariaAntiColonialDemoFinalCutMp3File/Maria%20Anti-colonial%20demo%20(Final%20cut)%20mp3%20file.mp3] Click here to download audio.  On July 1, while neighbourhoods across Canada will be chanting the national anthem in celebration of Canada Day, the Anti-colonial July 1 Committee will be cheering “Ni patrie, ni état, ni Québec, ni Canada” during their disruption of these festivities in Montreal’s Old Port. The Anticolonial July 1st Committee–an organization […]

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The NDG Food Market: A New Path to Sustainability

Click HERE to download the file. On Friday, June 19th, the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (NDG) Food Depot launched a unique project in that region of Montreal – the NDG Food Market. The non-profit market is evaluated by residents of the region to be a necessary solution to a lack of affordable food options, and will contribute to […]

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How Much Housing Help Is There? Interview with FRAPRU’s Émilie Joly

Click HERE to download the Mp3 File. At the beginning of June the City of Montreal made public an emergency number that can be used by low-income families in need of home as the 1st of July Moving Day is approaching. Whereas some families do indeed qualify to be helped and given home, many households […]

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Mexican Horror Story: Legislative Elections and the Future of the Crisis-stricken Mexican State

[audio https://ia801503.us.archive.org/27/items/MexicanElectionsInterviewsFinalCut2/Mexican%20elections%20interviews%20(Final%20cut)%202.mp3] Click here to download. Mexico is in the midst of an internationally-ignored humanitarian crisis, with more than 24, 000 cases of state-perpetrated disappearances and kidnappings since 2006, and a most recent case of 43 missing students from the College of Ayotzinapa in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico. Adding to these numbers, the lead-up to the Mexican […]

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Migrant Justice Activists Rally to Bring Home Deported Mexican Teen

[audio https://ia601505.us.archive.org/5/items/SABRallyJune16/SAB%20Rally%20June%2016.mp3] Click here to download this report (Right click, then “save link as”) On his 17th birthday last October, Daniel was separated from his family and deported alone to Mexico by the CBSA. Over the past 8 months, Solidarity Across Borders has been leading the effort to return Daniel to his family and community in Montreal. The campaign […]

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Canadian Doctors’ for Refugee Care Day of Action: Interviews with Cities across Canada

Click HERE to download the Mp3 File. Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care (CDRC) had its largest national Day of Action on June 15th in 20 Canadian cities. Medical professionals, social workers, human rights activists, community health workers as well as students gathered on that day to protest the Federal Government’s fund cuts to provide necessary […]

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Live interview with Tingz Chak from End Immigration Decision Network

[audio https://ia801503.us.archive.org/6/items/LiveITWTingzChakEIDN/Live%20ITW%20Tingz%20Chak%20-%20EIDN.mp3] Click here to download audio. Last week a man held in Lindsay, Ontario prison, died in mysterious conditions. Following this tragic event, the End Immigration Detention Network is asking Ontario government to cut ties with the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA). Tingz Chak, an artist and activist for End Immigration Detention Network, was live […]

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Independent Audit of Wait Times at the Tenant Board

[audio https://ia601503.us.archive.org/12/items/Tenant_Wait_Times/1017.WAV] Housing advocates have been speaking out for years about long wait times for tenants at Quebec’s Rental Board. Yesterday, an independent report detailing the extent of these waits was made public, The report details the arbitrary nature of how the board classifies ‘urgent’ cases and shows the disparity between landlord and tenant experiences at […]

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Bill C-24 Interview with Fuerza/Puwersa

Credits: No One Is Illegal [audio https://ia601508.us.archive.org/13/items/FuerzaPuwersaINTW/Fuerza%20Puwersa%20INTW.mp3] Click here to download A year ago, when Bill C-24 “Strengthening Canadian Citizenship” was being discussed, a statement was issued by several groups, such as No One Is Illegal, Solidarity Across Borders, Fuerza/Puwersa and more. They renamed the bill the “Stealing Citizenship Act” in light of their criticism. Lalo, member […]

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Bill C-24 Interview with BCCLA’s Executive Director

Credits: BCCLA Click here to download Since it passed in June 2014, Bill C-24 “Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act” has been very controversial. Many groups have opposed the bill from the very beginning. One of them being the British Columbia Civil Liberties Associations. The organization has recently put in place a petition to stop the bill and has […]

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“It’s Time for Healing:” Indian Residential School Survivor Criticizes TRC, Discusses Alternative Healing

[audio https://ia801500.us.archive.org/1/items/InterviewWithAudreyRedmanFinalCut1/Interview%20with%20Audrey%20Redman%20(Final%20cut)1.mp3] Click here to download audio. Though Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) held its closing ceremonies earlier this month, it does not mean the end for First Nations people’s experience with genocide in the country. CKUT’s Emma Noradounkian sat down with Audrey Redman, an Indian Residential School survivor, who gave a personal take on […]

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Psychologist Francoise Susset reacts to Ontario decision to ban “sexual-reorientation” therapy centers for minors

Click here to download audio. On June 4th, Ontario has become the first Canadian province to definitely ban “cure therapies” against homosexuality for minors. These therapies will be available for adults but it will not be possible to get a refund from health care programs anymore. These type of treatment against sexual diversity are still […]

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Good-Bye CHRY: “Urban alternative” opted over diversity in CHRY’s unexpected rebranding to VIBE 105

click HERE to download the audio file Previous volunteers, York University students, programmers, and other members of the Jane and Finch community mourn the loss of CHRY which was once proudly celebrated as the “leading source of diversity” in Toronto. On April 30th 2015, all volunteers of CHRY were unexpectedly dismissed as the station unilaterally chose […]

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Native Women’s Shelter: Perspective on TRC’s Closing Events in Ottawa; Interview with Nakuset

Click HERE to download the Mp3 File. As Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) had their closing events in Ottawa from May 31st to June 3d after all the hard work they did on improving public awareness about Residential Schools, they have received a lot of coverage by media, expressing concerns and hopes for what will […]

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Interview with Annie Clair, a Mi’kmaq Land Defender

[audio https://archive.org/download/LandDefenderAnnieClair/Land%20Defender%20mp3.mp3] Click HERE to download the audio. CKUT had a chance to talk to Annie Clair, who is a Mi’kmaq land defender who still faces charges from her participation in the Mi’kmaq struggle against exploration for fracking by the company SWN Resources in Elsipogtog, in so- called “New Brunswick”. Our conversation took place in the context […]

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Missing, Murdered, but Unforgotten: An Interview with Quebec Native Women’s Association

[audio https://ia601501.us.archive.org/26/items/VivianeMichelMP3FileFinalCut/Viviane%20Michel%20MP3%20file%20(Final%20cut).mp3] Click here to download audio. “Missing, Murdered, but Unforgotten:Quebec Native Women’s Association President Responds to Harper’s Dismissal of National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and girls (MMIW)” During a question period at the Canadian House of Commons last Tuesday, June 2, Prime Minister Harper once again disregarded the TRC report’s call for a […]

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From Nepal to Qatar: An Interview with Kike Llanes on Nepalese Migrant Workers’ Working Conditons in Qatar

Click here to download audio. As Nepalese officials search for the victims of the recent earthquakes in Nepal, Qatar continues to deny its Nepalese migrant workers from returning to their home country to mourn their loved ones. What is more, Qatar has done little to change the dire living and working conditions of the 400, […]

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Ottawa-born man faces deportation: Interview with Deepan Budlakoti

click to download Deepan Budlakoti was born in Ottawa and had his citizenship stripped by the Canadian government. He now faces deportation to India. Justice for Deepan was a committee formed to support Deepan and they rallied in front of the Supreme Court of Canada yesterday morning.

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Interview with Kanahus Manuel: Building Resistance Against Canada

[archiveorg KanahusTalkFinal width=640 height=30 frameborder=0 webkitallowfullscreen=true mozallowfullscreen=true] click here to download At the Anarchist Bookfair which occured May 23rd and 24th some of the workshops that people could attend were the lecture series held in the Anti-Canada Theme Room. This room was dedicated to building resistance against the Canadian Confederation’s 150th anniversary which will be celebrated 2017. Millions […]

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Festival des Solidarités 2015 – Interview avec Roger Rashi

Credits: Alternatives [audio https://ia601501.us.archive.org/28/items/INTWRogerRashi/INTW%20Roger%20Rashi.mp3] Click here to download Le 13 juin prochain aura lieu la 3eme edition du Festival des Solidarités, coorganisé par Alternatives et Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung— Bureau de New York. Le thème de cette année est l’austerité, avec trois questions centrales: comment poursuivre la mobilisation à l’automne? comment intégrer les luttes environnementales à la mobilisation […]