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GroundWire | February 2, 2015

This edition was produced by Ophira Horwitz and narrated by Will Lafrance and Ossob Hassan on unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin territory in Ottawa. Headlines were produced by Marilla Steuter-Martin from CJLO and Ophira Horwitz, and features were produced by Benjamin Maine and Lauren Crazybull from CKXU.

 

Headlines:

Saskatchewan anti-strike law struck down | Marilla Steuter-Martin, CJLO, Montréal -- The Supreme Court abolishes a Saskatchewan law that restricts who can strike, upholding the right to strike for public sector workers.

Kinder Morgan drops lawsuit against protesters | Marilla Steuter-Martin, CJLO, Montréal -- Kinder Morgan drops its multimillion-dollar civil suit against five Burnaby Mountain protesters and is willing to pay their court costs.

World Radio Day will take place on February 13th, 2015 | Ophira Horwitz, Ottawa -- Interview with Francesco Diasio, the Secretary General of AMARC: the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, based out in Montréal.

CKXU Partnership with Lethbridge Public Library | Benjamin Maine, CKXU, Lethbridge -- CKXU partners with a local library to create a vinyl collection and listening stations at a local library.

True Contact, and audio documentary series about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women | Lauren Crazybull, CKXU, Lethbridge -- CKXU's Lauren Crazybull produces a documentary series about Residential Schools and their impact, a project which grew out of the NCRA's Resonating Reconciliation series.

Music this week is by Lethbridge band Lustre Creame, and the Felice Brothers from New York.

The GroundWire public service announcement was recorded by Leila Leila lemghalef with music by Common Vernacular.

We also thank Maegan Thomas, Tom Radford, Kelly Wilson, Audrey D. Luffy, Frieda Werden, and CKCU.

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