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Press Release: Canadian Delegation to Participate in the International Gathering Celebrating the Life of Berta Cáceres in Honduras
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The ‘Canada Honduras Delegation for Justice, Land and Life’ is traveling to Tegucigalpa for the International Peoples Gathering ‘Berta Cáceres Lives’. First Nations women leaders, lawyers, filmmakers and solidarity activists make up the delegation that has been organized in the wake of the murder of Berta Cáceres’ on March 3rd, followed closely by her colleague Nelson Garcia’s murder on March 14th.

Dozens of Civil Society Organisations Demand Canadian Government Take Action for Berta Carceras and the People of Honduras
by admin — last modified Aug 24, 2017 11:09 AM

The Council of Canadians has joined with MiningWatch Canada, Rights Action and numerous other organizations in sending a letter to the Canadian government following the murders of land defenders Berta Cáceres and Nelson Garcia, ongoing threats against the Council of Indigenous and Popular Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), and the precarious situation of Mexican activist Gustavo Castro, who witnessed Berta's murder.

KW Radio Basics: Justice For Beau Baker!!!!! End Police impunity!!!!!!
by admin — last modified Aug 24, 2017 11:16 AM

This episode of KW Radio Basics we talk about police impunity. Topics explored include the murder of Beau Baker by police, as well as Waterloo Regional Police Services screening police complaints of the so called independent body overlooking policing known as the OIPRD in the case of Thornton.

KW Radio Basics: Discussion with Badee Dwaik
by admin — last modified Aug 24, 2017 11:18 AM

Badee Dwaik, a human rights defender in Palestine sits down and talks with us about the occupation of Palestine, g4s, the Oslo agreement and the need for Palestinians to control their own destiny. Badee Dwaik is the coordinator of Human Rights Defenders, and they can be contacted at defenders.human@gmail.com

KW Radio Basics - Release Seamus Daly!
by admin — last modified Aug 24, 2017 11:22 AM

Discussion with Cait Trainor from Ireland about the case of Seamus Daly, wrongly imprisoned for a crime he did not commit. For more info please check www.releaseseamusdaly.com

Press Release: Land Protectors Shut Down Enbridge’s Line 9 Near Aamjiwnaang!
by admin — last modified Aug 24, 2017 11:32 AM

This morning individuals have shut of the flow of oil on Enbridge’s line 9 pipeline. At 7:30 this morning, individuals used the manual hand wheel at a valve site to shut off the flow of oil through line 9 as an act of protest. They have locked themselves on site to prevent the operation of the pipeline.Line 9 is a highly contested tar sands pipeline that began shipping crude earlier this month between Sarnia and Montreal. Those involved assert that the operation of line 9 is a violation of indigenous sovereignty and treaty rights.

KW Radio Basics: The 32CSM, In Defense of 1916
by admin — last modified Aug 25, 2017 11:57 AM

On KW Radio Basics we had a discussion with Francis Mackey, chair of the 32CSM on the current state of Irish Revolutionary Republicansism. Issues discussed included the coming Centenary of the 1916 uprising.

Interview With Green Party Candidate David Weber
by admin — last modified Aug 25, 2017 12:10 PM

Today we sit and chat with Green Party member and Candidate David Weber. Weber is running in the riding of Kitchener South-Hespler and on this program issues such as poverty, the enviroment euthanasia and others are covered.

Enbridge Line 9 Work Disrupted as Demonstrators Demand an End to Tar Sands, Fracking
by admin — last modified Aug 25, 2017 02:07 PM

September 2, 2015 Port Hope -- Opponents of Enbridge's Line 9 Tar Sands and fracking pipelineare in Port Hope at the site of testing operations of the controversialpipeline. Enbridge is conducting newly mandated hydrostatic testing onthree segments of the 40-year-old pipeline before the company can bepermitted to pump bitumen through it. Activists maintain that this testingin no way mitigates Line 9's impacts.

AW@L Radio - Enbridge and NEB push to open Line 9 ahead of Indigenous legal challenge
by admin — last modified Aug 26, 2017 11:23 AM

Ahead of the June 16 court date for the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, we read an article from Rachel Avery and Dan Kellar discussing the federal appeal, constitutional responsibilities, third-party consultation, as well as the ongoing risks associated with the Line 9 pipeline reversal project.The piece features an interview with Myeengun Henry, of the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation and an active participant in the court case against the Line 9 pipeline decision.

Enbridge and the National Energy Board Push To Open Line 9 Ahead of Legal Challenge by Indigenous Community
by admin — last modified Aug 25, 2017 02:12 PM

Ahead of the June 16th court date for the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, Rachel Avery and Dan Kellar of the Grand River Media Collective have written an article for the Media Coop discussing the federal appeal, constitutional responsibilities, third party consultation, as well as the ongoing risks associated with the Line 9 pipeline reversal project.

The Daily GRRR! - May 1st, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR!HEADLINES for May 1st, 2015. 1. May Day 2015 - Solidarity With Workers, Status For All. 2. Canada's Jails Fail To Prepare Prisoners for Release. 3. Canadian Prisons Torturing Prisoners With Solitary Confinement. 4. Mumia's Health Still Critical as "Mumia Gag Law" Struck Down. 5. Don't Frack Ontario! 6. Waterloo Region Kids Are Sharing Child Porn. 7. New Toronto Police Chief Defends Illegal Carding Policies. 8. Hamilton Police's "ACTION" Squad-1 Under Investigation.

The Daily GRRR! - April 24th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for April 24th, 2015. 1. Settler Killers of Loretta Saunders Plead Guilty. 2. Montreal Woman Found Guilty For Posting a Picture of Graffiti. 3. Quebec Town Enacts By-law Against Insulting Local Police. 4. Ayotzinapa Delegation in Quebec Testifies on the Human Rights Crisis in Mexico. 5. Mining Companies To Be Targeted in Toronto. 6. #DamLine9 Blockaders Emerge From Court Unrepentant. 7. Enbridge Has Rough Week With Fines and Political Interference. 8. Marineland Animal Defense is Dead, Long Live Marineland Animal Defense! 9. Support The Tower - Hamilton's Anarchist Social Space Needs a Ramp!

GRRR! - Resisting Colonialism a discussion about occupation in The North Of Ireland and Turtle Island
by admin — last modified Aug 25, 2017 03:07 PM

This podcast is a discussion with Gary Donnelly of the 32CSM and a local IPLP organizer on a variety of issues ranging from life under occupation to internment political policing and resistance. This Podcast is a leadup to the Mayday event in Kitchener which will be held at the Downtown Community Center in Kitchener and will have distinguished speakers including The Chair of The IPLP and Omali Yeshitela of the Uhuru Movement.

The Daily GRRR! - April 17th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for April 17th, 2015. 1. Harper Loses Another Supreme Court Decision As Mandatory Minimums on Gun Crimes Ruled Unconstitutional. 2. Warden At Kitchener Jail Denies Media Access to Nyki Kish. 3. Hospital Visiting Hours Restricted for Mother of Man Severely Beaten on First Night in Nova Scotia Jail. 4. Reading Program in New Brunswick Jail at Risk Over Funding and Access Obstacles. 5. Racially Charged "Carding" Policies of Toronto Police Blasted by Ontario Human Rights Commission. 6. Toronto Police Release Taser Use Statistics. 7. Railway Protests Planned In Response to CN Injunction Against Anishinabe Water Ceremony.

The Daily GRRR! - April 15, 2015: Solidarity Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for April 15, 2015. 1. Irish Police Ombudsman Probe PIRA Murders. 2. Raise the Minimum Wage - #FightFor15 + #15andFairness. 3. Farc-EP Mourn The loss of Eduardo Galeano.

The Daily GRRR! - April 10th, 2015
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for April 10th, 2015. 1. Vigil, Demo, and Autonomous Action Responding to Police Killing of Beau Baker. 2. Peterborough Police Facing 2nd SIU Investigation in a Week After Cop Kills Man. 3. Cop Kills Injured Worker And Mental Health Advocate Don Dunphy. 4. Seeking justice for Jermaine Carby. 5. Keeping Count of People Killed By Police in North America.

The Daily GRRR! - Apr. 7, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Apr. 7, 2015. 1. Atlas of Environmental Justice e-maps eco-protests around the world. 2. N.W.T. reveal proposed fracking regulations while many seek moratorium. 3. Remote Nunavut town takes oil companies to court over seismic testing. 4. Nestle profits on California drought, selling water bottled from state aquifers. 5. Mauna Kea protest to preserve Hawai’ian mountain grows in spite of arrests. 6. UWinnipeg approves mandatory indigenous studies course for all students.

The Daily GRRR! - Apr. 6, 2015 - Your "Ugh, Monday Morning" Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Apr. 6, 2015. 1. Ex-foreign affairs minister leaves post to get in bed with Barrick Gold. 2. ShitHarperDid launches fundraising push for anti-Harper election campaign. 3. Bomb threat made against Columbia University’s Israeli Apartheid Week. 4. Montreal student politician files human rights complaint against colleagues. 5. Research shows econ majors more antisocial, makes a case for liberal arts. 6. Canada’s first recovery high school opens in Ontario but needs gov help. 7. Sadness, confusion, and outrage follow police shooting of Kitchener man.

The Daily GRRR! - April 3rd, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for April 3rd, 2015. 1. No Justice, No Peace! Canada Wide Demos Honouring Cindy Gladue. 2. The Solitary Confinement Death Of Ashley Smith is Remembered in a New Theatre Piece. 3. Academics Call Bullshit Over Attorney General's Untrue Statements on Solitary Confinement. 4. Matt DeHart's Awful Trip Down South. 5. Mumia Hospitalised After Diabetes Remained Undiagnosed In Jail. 6. Support The Compassionate Release of Prisoner Peter Collins.