GroundWire | December 16, 2013

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GroundWire | December 16, 2013


This episode of GroundWire was produced on traditional Anishnaabe and Métis territory at CKUW in Winnipeg, MB by Michael Welch and Victoria King.

South Western Energy has packed up and left Elsipogtog first Nations Territory for the time being. Carly Forbes(CILU)

Ottawa-born Deepan Budlakoti faces deportation to India-based on misinformation surrounding his parents' employment record. Ayushi Sharma (CHRY)

A press release by Migrante BC is calling for permanent residency for Temporary Foreign Workers. Carly Forbes (CILU)

Ontario will be reinstating health coverage for refugees in the new year. Carly Forbes(CILU)


The CBSA deports a woman in the midst of receiving chemotherapy treatment. Aaron Lakoff (CKUT)voice over translation by Victoria King (CKUW)

Algonquins of Barriere Lake resist clear cutting in their territory. Lilian Boctor (CKUT)

The Chief of Athebaskan Chippewayan First Nation expresses concerns about the expansion of bitumen mining on his territory. Native SolidarityNews (CKUT)

A report on a proposed universal bus pass for Winnipeg’s university students and how that initiative is facing opposition from within City Hall. Reagan Hedley, Victoria King (CKUW)

Music this week was by:

Don Amero-Home is WHere my Heart is 
FLO - Hateless