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GroundWire | December 19, 2016

D5 Day of Action against pipelines, Montreal light rail project, Cannabis regulation in Nova Scotia

by GroundWire

GroundWire | December 19, 2016

This episode of GW was produced on unceded Mohawk Territory in Montreal at CKUT.

Headlines:

Kurdish students in Toronto gathering signatures for release of Turkish MPs | GroundWire

Viola Desmond honoured on new $10 bill | Glen Ess, CIVL

International Civil Aviation Organization climate initiatives | Emmy Landre, CKUT

Features:

December 5 Day of Action against pipelines in Solidarity with Standing Rock in Thunder Bay and Montreal | Carly Forbes, GroundWire and Charlie O'Connor, CKUT

REM (Rèseau èlectrique mètropolitain) propose new commuter rail lines in Montreal | Emmy Landre, CKUT

Nova Scotia discusses approaches to regulating cannabis legalization | Sarah Newton, QCCR

Community Radio Report:

CFUZ gets a new recording studio - Jackie Del Rizzo, CFUZ

Music:

The Stranger by Gord Downie
Black Snacks by A Tribe Called Red and Prolific the Rapper

Hosts: Emily Enhorning and Jessica Szarek

GroundWire thanks all of its contributors as well as CKUT’s volunteers, Djenaba Dayle, Braden Alexander, Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, Gretchen King, and Aaron Lakoff.

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