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Re:Bodies Poetry Night: A Fundraiser for the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal

On Monday July 4th the queer femme P.O.C. collective Re:Bodies held a poetry night at Coop l’Artère to raise funds for the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal, as well as for Pagsibol. CKUT spoke with Nakuset, director of the women’s shelter, about their work and the services that they provide, and excerpts from the poetry night […]

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7th Annual Memorial March for Missing and Murdered Women in Canada

Click here to download audio. On Sunday February 14th of 2016, the 7th Annual Memorial March for Missing and Murdered Women took place at metro St Laurent, and was organized by the Centre for Gender Advocacy. Valentines Day was thus reimagined across the city of Montreal as a day to honour the lives of lost loved ones, […]

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Excerpt from Beyond ‘No War’: A Panel Discussion on Demilitarization and Transformative Social Movements

Click here to download audio. On Friday November 13th, Demilitarize McGill hosted the panel discussion “Beyond ‘No War’: Celebrating Resistance to Canadian Nationalism,” in the McConnell Engineering Building. The organization exists to “oppose research, recruitment and other activity for military purposes… by ending military collaboration at McGill.” Beyond No War was moderated by the artist-activist Kama La Mackerel, and […]

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Undoing Silence: 10th Annual Memorial March and Vigil for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women

Click here to download audio. This past Sunday was the 10th Annual Memorial March and Vigil for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Each year the event honours the missing and murdered women and girls, while drawing attention to systemic violence perpetuated by the state, police forces, and education systems against indigenous women and their communities. A […]

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Fall Series Preview with Cinema Politica, and In-Depth with Victoria Lean

Click here to download audio. In this preview of Cinema Politica’s fall series, we speak with Svetla Turnin, executive director of the political activist film series, hosted every Monday evening at Concordia University. We also speak with the director of this Monday night’s film, After The Last River by Victoria Lean. The film follows local activists, […]

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McGill University Receives Notice of Seizure by Kahentinetha Horn Regarding Stolen Land

[audio https://ia601508.us.archive.org/33/items/KahentinethaInterview/Kahentinetha%20Interview.mp3] Click Here to Download This Report On September 12, 2015, a Notice of Seizure was delivered to McGill University by Kahentinetha Horn of the Bear Clan, a member of the Kahnawake community. The notice outlined McGill’s use of Mohawk land that had never been sold by the Kahnawake community as well as the outstanding […]

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Resistance to reopening of the Imperial Metals mine on Mount Polley

  Click here to download. In so-called British Columbia, Indigenous groups continue to resist the re-opening of the Imperial Metals Mount Polley Mine. A breach in a toxic tailings pond at Mount Polley last August caused one of the worst environmental disasters in Canadian history. On April 29th, an national day of action was held to […]

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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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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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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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Interview with Judy Rebick at the People’s Social Forum, Ottawa

[audio http://www.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/judy_rebick_final.mp3] Click here to download audio CKUT’s news collective spoke with Judy Rebick, the founder of Rabble.ca, and a life-long feminist activist, at the People’s Social Forum in Ottawa. Rebick reflected on previous failed attempts at organizing a cross-Canada social forum, and why this one worked at this moment in history. She also shared her […]

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Interview with Grand Chief Derek Nepinak at the PSF Ottawa

[audio http://www.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/derek_napenak_final.mp3] Click here to download audio CKUT spoke with Derek Nepinak, Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, at the People’s Social Forum in Ottawa. Derek spoke about the ongoing issue of missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada, as some of his hopes for the PSF.

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Off the Hour Live @ the PSF in Ottawa – Anti-Colonial Hour

  [audio https://archive.org/download/OTHAug22Final/OTH%20Aug%2022%20final.mp3] Click here to download audio Off the Hour was broadcasted live from the People’s Radio, a pirate radio at the People’s Social Forum in Ottawa on August 22! Featured on the show: –Dr Lynn Gehl, Algonquin, on respectful relations between indigenous and settlers -grand-mère Francine Prayer, assemblée pour l’eau -Robin of the Indigenous People’s Solidarity Movement of Ottawa and […]

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Palestinian Activist Yafa Jarrar at the People’s Social Forum

[audio http://www.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/yafa_interview_final.mp3] Click here to download audio Yafa Jarrar is a Palestinian activist and organizer based in Ottawa. CKUT sat down with her during the People’s Social Forum to talk about the Palestine solidarity assembly happening at the forum, the links between Indigenous struggle in Turtle Island and Palestine, and recent developments in the case of […]

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Supreme Court Refuses to Protect Grassy Narrows’ Treaty 3 from Provincial and Corporate Actions

  click here to download audio On Friday, July 11 the Supreme Court refused to recognize the role that the federal government had in protecting Grassy Narrows’ Treaty 3 from provincial and corporate actions–in this case, logging in Ontario. CKUT’s Tiffany Lam spoke with Grassy Narrows’ Chief Roger Fobister to discuss the implications of the […]

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6 Nations Shuts Down Line 9 Construction Site

Click here to download audio Thursday morning members of the 6 Nations community and their allies interrupted work at a Line 9 construction site to protest the building of the environmentally detrimental pipeline. After a standoff, the Enbridge workers were forced to back down and removed their equipment. Aaron and Adina spoke with 6 Nations […]

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Panel discussion: “Climate change, the tar sands, and pipelines”

[audio https://ia902503.us.archive.org/19/items/PanelDiscussionTarSandsAndPipelines/Panel%20discussion%20tar%20sands%20and%20pipelines.mp3] Click here to download audio On Friday, April 25th, Off the Hour was joined in studio and by phone by a panel of guests who talked about climate change, the tar sands, and pipelines. Tuesday, April 22nd marked Earth Day, and in May, dozens of citizens and community groups will be embarking on a 700 […]

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The dark side of Brazil

[audio https://ia902506.us.archive.org/26/items/0422NSNDarkSideOfBrazilInterviewWithNixiwakaYawanawa/0422%20NSN%20Dark%20side%20of%20Brazil%20-%20Interview%20with%20Nixiwaka%20Yawanawa.wav] Click here to download audio Amazon indian Nixiwaka Yawanawa from Brazil greeted the World Cup trophy on its arrival in London with a T-shirt saying “Brazil: stop destroying indians”. Doing this, Nixiwaka drew attention to Brazil’s indigenous population, highlighting that five hundred years after colonization, Brazilian Indians are still being killed for lands and resources. CKUT’s Amelie Phillipson spoke with Nixiwaka […]

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Mi’kmaq mother and activist protests harmful extraction on unseceded land

[audio https://ia701204.us.archive.org/6/items/ELIZAKNOCKWOODMixdown1/ELIZA%20KNOCKWOOD%20Mixdown%201.mp3] Click here to download audio On March 31st a Maritimes Energy Association Briefing came to a halt due to the protests of several Mi’kmaq women.The Nova Scotian Energy Minister’s plan to discuss new oil and gas projects in the province was interrupted when Eliza Knockwood, Mi’kmaq mother and activist, took the stage to protest harmful […]

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Alana Boileau of the Quebec Native Women’s Association

[audio https://ia600701.us.archive.org/21/items/AlanaBoileauQNWAFriday4.4/Alana%20Boileau%20QNWA%2C%20Friday%204.4.wav] Click here to download audio Over the course of Quebec’s provincial campaign, with its myopic focus on identity politics and a possible referendum on independence, many important issues have fallen through the cracks. CKUT’s Andre Goulet spoke  with Alana Boileau, Justice and Public Safety Coordinator for the Quebec Native Women’s Association, about what issues […]