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GroundWire | Feb 1 2016

GroundWire, national news from a grassroots perspective

GroundWire | Feb 1 2016

This episode of GroundWire was produced on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit by the GroundWire National Coordination team in Toronto, hosted by Fraser MacPherson.

Headlines

Teck Metals limited is charged with violations of the Fisheries Act and the Environmental Management Act | Catherine Fisher, CJLY

The commemorative march for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in coming up in Montreal | Audrey O Breham, GroundWire

Features

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has ruled against the assessment for Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline | Elliot, CKUT

Justicia for Migrant Workers launches their year-long campaign 'Harvesting Freedom' | Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, GroundWire

Sophie Harkat, wife of Mohamed Harkat, speaks about her husband's treatment and about living as a prisoner in her own home | Rose, CKUT

Community Radio Report

The National Campus and Community Radio Association launched a new Community Radio Exchange platform to facilitate the exchange of programming between stations across the country | Catherine Fisher, CJLY

Music featured in this episode was by Wasun off his new EP Comrade Music.

We would like to thank Mat Wilush, Gretchen King, and Chris Ramsaroop for their help with this episode.

Tune in to hear GroundWire on your local community radio station, or podcast it from Rabble.ca/podcast or download at groundwire.ncra.ca

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