GroundWire | January 27, 2014

Jan 27, 2014

GroundWire | January 27, 2014

GroundWire Community Radio News: January 13 - January 27|


This week's edition produced on Musqueam First Nations territory by Morgan Yee at CiTR in Vancouver British, Columbia


The Headlines

-The liberal party and public respond to the Quebec Values Charter with Islamophobia. | Christine Kim CiTR, Vancouver.


- Supreme Court Showdown: For-profit Clinics vs. Medicare. | Talita Kallie CiTR, Vancouver


- Federal prisoner Peter Collins updates about a court case he launched challenging cuts to federal prisoner pay and increased tariffs. | Prison Radio CKUT, Montreal


-Class action lawsuit launched by Justice is Not Colour Blind challenging racial profiling of youth by Toronto area police departments. | Christian Deo CHRY, Toronto and Alex Sara-Davis, CiTR, Vancouver


Community Radio Report

-Feature interview with award-winning documentary maker Janet Rogers, host of CFUV’s Native Waves and CBC’s Tribal Clefs on the important of community radio. | Nina Kiridzija CiTR, Vancouver


The Features

- Interview with University of British Columbia’s Professor Sheryl Lightfoot on the loss of Aboriginal language in Canada. | Konstantin Prodanovic CiTR, Vancouver


- Interview with Dr. Michael Krausz on the ongoing mental health situation in Vancouver, following Mayor Gregor Robertson’s comments on a recent Downtown Eastside standoff between police and a mentally ill man. | Josh Gabert-Doyon CiTR, Vancouver


- Kim Hornak’s exploration of the continuing faculty strike at the University of New Brunswick. Staff have been on strike since January 13th. | Kim Hornak CFMH, Saint John


Music this week was by:


The Pack A.D. - Big Shot

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