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Lia Tarachansky’s documentary, On the Side of the Road : pointing out a nation’s tabboo

Lia Tarachansky is an Israeli-Russian journalist and moviemaker who produced the documentary  ”On the Side of the Road” in 2013. As a former Israel/Palestine correspondent for the Real News Network (RNN), she produced short documentary-style reports exploring the context behind the news. She has directed several documentaries that tackle different aspects of social justice struggles […]

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Countdown to Trump Inauguration

With the upcoming inauguration of the president-elect down south, CKUT’s News Collective would like to share some thoughts from Masha, a member of Russia’s Pussy Riot. Pussy Riot is a feminist protest punk-band-meet-art-collective that uses performance and music to disseminate their defiance. The group’s “guerilla performance” in 2012 at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in […]

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McGill Casual Worker Strike Comes to a Close at Snowden Video Conference

In light of the Association of McGill University Support Employee’s (AMUSE) five-day strike, CKUT sat down with one of their executives and bargaining members to address their reasons for their work stoppage from October 29th to November 2nd. 82% of the AMUSE members who showed up for the strike vote voted in favour of strike […]

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Old Trees Matter

Source: Sauvons la falaise facebook page Download here  On March 29th, the association Sauvons la Falaise organised a peaceful gathering to protest against the decision of the owner of the Meadowbrook Golf course in Cote Saint Luc to cut down old silver maple trees. This event is part of the association’s general fight for the preservation of […]

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Living on the Streets: Toronto vs MTL

https://archive.org/download/RealDeRealEnMp3/Real%20de%20real%20en%20mp3.mp3 https://archive.org/embed/RealDeRealEnMp3“>Download here On March the 15th, the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) officially released its report Out in the Cold on the state of the Toronto shelter system . The study’s findings are based on numerous interviews with service users and workers. It points out to a shelter system in crisis, plagued by constant overcrowding, […]

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Solidarity Across Boarders marches for Canada to “Ouvrez les frontières”

Direct download here Justin Trudeau’s Montreal office (529 rue Jarry Est) was the venue for a demonstration under the banner of Solidarity Across Boarders. “Ouvrez les frontières!” chanted attendees as a marching band played and people danced. Hot chocolate was served for all on the chilly Sunday afternoon of December 13th. Amidst the fanfare, the […]

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Interview on Energy East pipeline impacts on Bay of Fundy with Tim Gray

[audio https://ia601508.us.archive.org/10/items/EnvironmentalDefenceInterview/Environmental%20Defence%20Interview.mp3] Click Here to Download This Report Environmental Defence is Canada’s most effective environmental action organization and recently joined forces with other environmental organizations as well as the First Nations people and citizens of St. John in order to call for a rejection of the Energy East pipeline in the Bay of Fundy, one of […]

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Au Guatemala, le peuple demande que justice soit faite pour les crimes du passe!

credit photo: Radio Canada International [audio https://ia601507.us.archive.org/8/items/M.Pablo_201509/M.%20Pablo.mp3] Click here to download. Dimanche 6 septembre des elections nationales ont ete organisees au Guatemala. Une forte vague de contestations sociales a en effet pousse a la demission de plusieurs hauts fonctionnaires, et du President Otto Perez Molina, ainsi que de la vice-presidente Roxanna Baldetti. Ils sont inculpes pour fraude […]

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Le RCLALQ se mobilise pour proteger les habitants du quartier Mont-Royal contre les evictions abusives.

[audio https://ia601508.us.archive.org/6/items/RCLALQMixageFinal/RCLALQ_mixage%20final.mp3] Click here to download. A l’heure où le Plateau Mont-Royal tend à devenir un des quartiers les plus en vogue de Montréal, certains habitants voient leurs conditions de vie se compliquer. Liliane Dufour, 76 ans, s’est ainsi vu expulser de son logement alors qu’elle y habitait depuis 14 ans. Le nouveau propriétaire, une grosse compagnie, […]

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World Press Photo Montreal : Photography As A Social Weapon For The 2015 Spokesman Samian

[audio https://ia601500.us.archive.org/17/items/WPPFinal/WPP%20Final.mp3] Click here to download Samian, musician, actor but also photograph; is the spokesman of the 2015 Montreal edition of the World Press Photo. From August the 27th to September the 28th at Marche Bonsecours, the rewarded journalism photographs are exposed to raise awareness among public opinion. Montreal Edition collaborate with local organizations like OXFAM with […]

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Parents Fight Against Austerity As School Starts In Quebec

[audio https://ia801509.us.archive.org/28/items/DominicParentsAgainstAusterityFINALFINAL/Dominic%20Parents%20against%20austerity%20FINAL%20FINAL.mp3] Click here to download audio  September 1st, is the start of the new school year. Across Quebec, students will begin packing their bags and books. But the budget cuts in education sector, the increase of class sizes, but also the expulsions and exclusions of some pupils of from their schools make this beginning of a new […]

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Anti-Roma Racism in Canada

  Click to download audio On Thursday, August 27, 2015, musicians and concert goers attend the second in a series called “Rock n’ Roma Against Deportations”, a fundraiser to support the struggle of Roma families facing deportation from Canada. Despite the rise in Neo-Nazi movements in countries like Hungary and Czech Republic that are openly […]

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As students return to school, children without immigration status continue to be excluded from Quebec schools.

Photo credit: Salome Parent [audio https://ia601507.us.archive.org/34/items/QuebecSchool/Quebec%20school.mp3] Click to download audio. Tomorrow children go back to school. On this occasion, members of the Education Across Borders Collective decided to organize a rally at Marguerite Bourgeoys commission scolaire, to denounce the fact that hundreds of children are forced to stay at home because their parents don’t have a […]

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Remove the term “nigger” from all of Quebec’s natural sites.

Photo credit: CBC news [audio https://ia601509.us.archive.org/9/items/RachelZellarsMixageFinal/Rachel%20Zellars_mixage%20final.mp3] Click to download audio. Rachel Zellars is the author of the petition “Remove the term “nigger” from all of Quebec’s natural sites”. It’s after the publication by CBC of an article about the persistence of Quebec’s natural sites that contain the term “nigger” in their official provincial name, that she […]

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Caravane at St Remi’s “festival des cultures”, denunciation of the racist exploitation

Photo credit: Ben Powless via Facebook [audio https://ia601500.us.archive.org/8/items/G.MadrigueraMixageFinal/G.%20Madriguera_mixage%20final.mp3] Click to download audio. Saturday 22, an annual festival took place in St Remi, the “Festival des cultures” . On this occasion, Solidarity accross borders and Collectif Justice pour Noe organized a delegation to travel from Montreal to St Remi. Their aim: show solidarity with Noe Arteaga and […]

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Caravane a St Remi, solidarite avec Noe Arteaga et tous les travailleurs migrants.

Photo credit: Ben Powless via Facebook [audio https://ia601501.us.archive.org/26/items/NoeArteagaMixageFinal/No%C3%A9%20Arteaga_mixage%20final.mp3] Click to download audio. Du 21 au 23 aout la ville de Saint Rémi a accueilli la « Fiesta des cultures », un festival organisé par les consulats guatémaltèque et mexicain et FERME, la fondation des entreprises en recrutement de main d’œuvre agricole étrangère. A cette occasion, l’organisation Solidarité sans […]

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Free Palestine, end of the Colonial violence

[audio https://ia801502.us.archive.org/22/items/SAturday8AugustMixageFinal/SAturday,%208%20August_mixage%20final.mp3] Click to download audio.  Saturday 8 August, the Canadian Palestinian Foundation of Quebec (CPFQ) and the Palestinian and Jewish unity organization (Paju) organized a demonstration. Its aim : denounce the crimes committed by extremist Israeli settlers against Palestinian population and the impunity which they have enjoyed. Nicolas Sayegh, secretary of the CPFQ, and Bruce Katz, […]

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Solidarity with the Kurdistan uprising.

[audio https://ia601506.us.archive.org/8/items/KurdistanUprisingMixageFinal/Kurdistan%20uprising_mixage%20final.mp3] Click here to download audio. Thursday 30 July, they were a small group of people  meeting in front of the Turkish consulate. Their goal: protest against Turkish government’s attacks on Kurd people. At the same time, a meeting was organized in Quebec between military powers… A symbolic moment chosen by the group to ask them the end […]

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Black Lives Matter – Toronto coalition made a ‘day of action’ to seek justice and call end to justice brutality.

Photo credit: Jalani Morgan, https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=426726174176168&set=pcb.426729977509121&type=1&theater [audio https://ia601500.us.archive.org/27/items/BlackLivesMatters/Black%20Lives%20Matters.mp3] Click here to download audio. On Monday 27 July, the Black Lives Matter Toronto coalition held a “day of action”. The goal: call for an end to police brutality and to seek justice after the death of two black men – Jermaine Carby was shot at a traffic stop and Andrew […]

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Anarchist Bookfair Live Broadcast

Credits: CKUT [audio https://ia601503.us.archive.org/1/items/AnarchistBookfairEdited/Anarchist%20Bookfair%20Edited.mp3] Click here to download On Saturday, May 23rd, CKUT did a live broadcast from the Anarchist Bookfair in Saint Henri, Montreal. The event gathered artists, booksellers, zinesters, distributors and groups from all over Montreal, Quebec, North America and beyond. Over the course of the weekend, they were sharing their publications and materials, most […]