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Indigenous People in Mainstream Medias

As stories about Indigenous people are rarely covered in mainstream medias, same images about them come back again and again. According to Steve Bonspiel,  people tend to be dissociated from their lands and ressources they use. That is why, find a new way to reconcile those two things was the purpose of the Panel about […]

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Rap Battle Against Police Brutality

Listen to Wednesday Morning After – Rap Battle Reports On Wednesday, February 15th was organized the Rap Battle Against Police Brutality at Le Belmont in Montreal. CKUT was at the event and met Montreal emcees, poets, Concordia students and community members to tackle the issue of police brutality. This charity event may raise awareness on […]

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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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26th Anniversary of the Montreal Massacre: Panel Discussion

Click HERE to download the Mp3 of the panel. In commemoration of the Montreal Massacre that happened on December 6th, 1989 in École Polytechnique, CKUT’s Off the Hour hosted a panel discussion to analyze the event once again and the impact it had on the feminist movement and gun control laws. CKUT’s Rose Woolhouse, Kateryna […]

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Indigenous Youth Activist Deplores National Energy Board’s Decision to Grant Enbridge Line 9B

[audio https://ia801503.us.archive.org/10/items/VanessaGrayInterviewFinalCutMp3/Vanessa%20Gray%20interview%20(Final%20cut)%20mp3.mp3] Click here to download audio. On June 18, the Canadian government’s National Energy Board (NEB)–an independent economic regulatory agency for pipelines, power lines, and oil and gas importation–imposed further conditions on Enbridge Inc.’s controversial Line 9B pipeline reversal project, stating that it must perform hydrostatic testing along three of its segments before it officially begins shipping crude […]

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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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“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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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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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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Manifestation Anti-Déportations par Solidarité Sans Frontières

Credits: CKUT Click here to download Solidarité Sans Frontières a organisé une marche dimanche 31 mai en solidarité avec les immigrants et les sans-papiers qui arrivent toujours plus nombreux au Canada. Deux groupes sont particulièrement en danger dans les prochaines semaines: les zimbabwéens et les haitiens, dont le moratoire sur les renvois a été levé […]

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Migrant Sex Workers Discuss Discourses of “Anti-Trafficking”

[audio https://ia601501.us.archive.org/31/items/InterviewWithElene/Interview%20with%20elene.mp3] Click here to download audio On May 12th, the Migrant Sex Worker’s Project and Butterfly, an Asian and migrant sex workers support network, held a forum in Toronto to discuss some of the problems with discourse of “anti-trafficking”. Following the event, CKUT’s Emily Enhorning spoke with Elene Lam, founder of Butterfly, about some of these issues.

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Canadian government seeks to criminalize Israel boycott

[audio https://ia601507.us.archive.org/33/items/ITWTylerLevitanJIV/ITW%20Tyler%20Levitan%20-%20JIV.mp3] Click here to download audio. The Harper government has recently announced they want to use articles of the Criminal Code pertaining to hate propaganda in order to criminalize the boycott campaign against the state of Israel. Last year the government added national origin to the criteria for hate crimes. Minister of Public Safety, Steven Blaney, […]

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Interview Comité d’action des personnes sans statuts

[audio https://ia801507.us.archive.org/9/items/ITWComiteDactionDesPersonnesSansStatuts/ITW%20Comite%20d’action%20des%20personnes%20sans%20statuts%20.mp3] Cliquez ici pour télécharger le fichier audio. Le 1er Juin, le moratorium sur les déportations vers Haiti et le Zimbabwe arrive a son terme. CKUT a mis en lumière il y a quelques mois le combat des communautées haitiennes et zimbabweennes accompagnées du Comité d’action des personnes sans statuts pour une régularisation collective des […]

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Migrants Continue to Fight for Access to Public Schools in Quebec

[audio https://ia601504.us.archive.org/29/items/EducationWithoutBordersEllie/Education%20without%20borders%20Ellie.mp3] Click here to download audio Despite formal recommendations from the ombudsman in Nov 2014, Quebec continues to exclude children with precarious immigration status from free access to education. January 30th 2015 was the date given to the Minister of Education to present a plan of action. To this day families of undocumented children continue […]

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Montreal Activists Win Court Victory Over Anti-Protest Bylaw P6

[audio https://ia601502.us.archive.org/20/items/KevinPaulFinal/Kevin%20Paul%20final.mp3] Click here to download audio Kevin Paul of the ASSE legal committee discusses the significant victory over P6 at the Municipal Court in Montreal on February 9.

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Third instalment of Hand Frequencies: ASL on the Radio

Here is the latest video from our Hand Frequencies series: ASL on the radio! From this episode of The Avalanche on January 14th, 2015, Cathy Inouye from Project Genesis joins us to talk about the potential impacts of the recent Quebec government cuts to welfare. For more info, email avalanche@ckut.ca

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Wage Solidarity to Nourish the Nation

[audio http://www.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/ruby_wage_solidarity.mp3] Click here to download audio file On December 4th, hundreds of people across Turtle Island will be invited to donate their day’s wage in labour to “Nourish the Nation“, an autonomous Indigenous garden project that feeds communities on the front line of harmful extraction projects, as well as single families and elders. CKUT’s Off […]

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Take Back the Night in Montreal – Feminists March for a Safer Concordia

[audio http://www.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/tbtn_mixdown_final.mp3] Click here to download audio This past Friday November 21 was the annual Take Back the Night march hosted by Concordia Center for Gender Advocacy as part of their ‘A Safer Concordia’ campaign. The march from Guy Concordia to McGill campus opposes gendered and sexual violence and  promotes safe public spaces. Produced for the […]