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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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environment

Coalition fighting for energy transition in Quebec prior to COP21

Credit: http://www.bayareacouncil.org/ Click here to download audio. The 2015 UN Climate Change conference in Paris begins this upcoming Monday. In the midst of this event the Quebec government is currently holding a controversial stance on energy transition. Many new studies, about 4000 pages long, have been made public very recently. Continued fossil fuel use in Quebec […]

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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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Canada environment

Youth sit-ins at MPs’ offices all over the country

Credits: journal metro [audio https://ia801507.us.archive.org/34/items/INTWKristenPerryAndJuliannaDuholke/INTW%20Kristen%20Perry%20and%20Julianna%20Duholke.mp3] Click here to download Today July 3rd, students and youth across Canada are turning up the heat. They are demanding that politicians across the political spectrum get serious about climate change, with sit ins confirmed across the country in 7 offices happening simultaneously. In Montreal, over 20 local youth have staged sit-ins […]

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Indigenous

Grassy Narrows Walks Against Logging, Youth Group Issues Statement

[audio https://ia600307.us.archive.org/23/items/RandyFobisterBlog/Randy%20Fobister%20blog.mp3] Click here to download audio Community members in the Grassy Narrows First Nation in northern Ontario undertook a “Walk to Protect Grassy Narrows Traditional Land Use Area from Destruction” last weekend. The event, organized in part by Band Councilor Randy Fobister along with grassroots community members, was a display of ongoing resistance to industrial logging in their Territory by people […]

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Manif contre le Plan Nord épisode 3

Click here to download audio file Leila Lemghalef est allée au Palais des Congrès hier matin lors d’un rassemblement contre le Plan Nord. La manifestation a été organisé par ASSÉ Une foule est venue avec des pancartes lisant Plan Nord Plan Mort etc. Voici quelques de leurs remarques. Nous allons d’abord entendre Bobette.  

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Indigenous

Interview with Kanahus Manuel

Yuct Ne Senxiymetkwe Camp Stands Up to Imperial Metals and the Mount Polley Mine Disaster [audio http://www.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/kanahus_manuel_final.mp3] Click here to download audio Kanahus is a mother and warrior from the Secwpemc Nation in the Shuswap region of so-called British Columbia. She has been active in fighting against development projects and corporations such as the Sun Peaks […]

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Canada

Montreal Women Lock Down to Blockade Tar Sands Pipelines – Interview with Alyssa Symons-Bélanger

Click here to download audio At around 6:30am on October 7, four women locked themselves to the games of a Suncor oil refinery in Montreal’s east end to take direct action against the tar sands and Enbridge’s Line 9 pipeline. Enbridge is hoping to reverse the flow of Line 9 by November 1st in order […]

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Naomi Klein Book Talk in Montreal – “This Changes Everything: Capitalism Vs. the Climate”

[audio http://www.radio4all.net/files/news@ckut.ca/1008-1-Naomi_Klein_talk_Sept_16_2014.mp3] Click here to download audio Naomi Klein was in Montreal on September 16, 2014 to launch her new book, “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate” at the Imperial Theatre. The event was organized by Riccochet Media, and recorded by CKUT Radio. For more information on her new book, or to order a copy, […]

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Divest McGill fights on

                          Click here to download audio Last Friday, May 23rd, three students and one faculty member, representing the climate justice campaign Divest McGill, met with Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University Suzanne Fortier. They discussed fossil fuel divestment for the school’s endowment. The […]

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Federal government removes DOT-111 train wagons, Greenpeace says that’s not enough

[audio https://ia902505.us.archive.org/13/items/PetrolTransportPatrickBoninGPInterview/Petrol%20transport%20-%20Patrick%20Bonin%20GP%20interview.mp3] Click here to download audio The federal government annouced that old DOT-111 train wagons that are used to transport petrol will be removed within three years. These wagons are the same that exploded in Lac-Megantic in the summer of 2013. Patrick Bonin from Greenpeace Quebec explains why his organization believes this measure is far from […]

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Montreals protest against pipelines and Tar Sands expansions

[audio https://ia601209.us.archive.org/29/items/GREENPEACEDemonstrationMixdown1/GREEN%20PEACE%20demonstration%20Mixdown%201.mp3] Click here to download audio On Friday, April 11th, indigenous and environmental groups were outside the Marriott hotel in Montreal to protest the presence of Canada’s new Minister of Environmental Resources, Greg Rickford. Rickford was in Montreal to promote the Enbridge Line 9 reversal project to bring Tar Sands oil to Montreal. 

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Protest against McGill’s Petrocultures conference

On Friday, February 7th, McGill students briefly occupied the Faculty Association building in an attempt to disrupt the Petrocultures conference at the university. PETROCULTRES brought together oil industry representatives and environmental NGOs – as well as radical activists from both sides of the oil debate – to discuss the role of oil and energy in shaping […]