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GroundWire News - February 11, 2013 edition

GroundWire News - February 11, 2013 edition

 

This edition was produced by Erin Hudson at CKUT in Montreal Quebec.

Headlines:

A student-initiated group called the Cops Off Campus Coalition held a forum to discuss the presence of police officers at Toronto’s York University.

In British Columbia a school district bans teachers from wearing a T-shirt that displaying section 2 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms – the section that protects the freedom of expression

The Canadian government awards members of the Ontario Coalition of Chinese Head Tax Redress Activists with Jubliee Medals

And why one recipient of a Jubliee Medal, radio talk-show host Gurpreet Singh, refused his medal

Features:

An emergency action in Toronto is planned in response to the death of a homelessness man – Carla Green, CKUT

Students at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design disrupt a Board of Governors – the Halifax Media Coop

Community Radio Report:

Seven employees strike at three different radio stations in the Maritimes over a long-standing labour dispute important to the journalism industry at large – Stephanie Cram

Music by Stefan Christoff and Matana Roberts from the album Duets for Abdelrazik.

Headlines this week were written by Erin Hudson.

We also thank Frieda Warren, Stephanie Cram, Carla Green and Stefan Christoff. 

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