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Enbridge Line 9 Work Disrupted as Demonstrators Demand an End to Tar Sands, Fracking
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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
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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
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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
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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.

The Daily GRRR! - April 2nd, 2015
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for April 2nd, 2015. 1. Direct Action By Heiltsuk Force DFO to Re-Close Commercial Herring Fishery. 2. The US EPA Confirms That Toxically Diluted Tarsands Sinks In Water. 3. BC NDP MP Presents Anti-Pipeline Petition in Parliament. 4. TransCanada Drops Plans For New TarSands Export Terminal In Quebec. 5. Smashy Retaliation Against McGill For Spying on Students. 6. KW Solidarity Network Pickets At Kitchener's Revel Developments.

The Daily GRRR! - Mar. 31, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Mar. 31, 2015. 1. Ayotzinapa 2 Ottawa caravan raises awareness for 43 disappeared students. 2. A Tribe Called Red calls out high school for using song alongside racist mascot. 3. White man’s acquittal for indigenous sex worker’s death draws outrage, activism. 4. Secret military report deflects responsibility for soldier’s suicide, blames family. 5. NEB fines for safety issues and eco-hazards are just pocket change to Enbridge. 6. Dutch gov apologizes for exploiting natural gas production that caused quakes. 7. Oxford grads threaten to give back degrees if uni won’t divest from fossil fuels.

The Daily GRRR! - Mar. 30, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Mar. 30, 2015. 1. Gross amounts of Cdn garbage piles up in the Philippines in spite of protests. 2. Provincial government gives fast rejection to ban on fracking across Ontario. 3. Full day women’s self-defense course offered at sliding scale in Hamilton. 4. Kenya’s rape prevention program gives girls self-defense and boys an education. 5. Petition calls for pardon of 49,000 prosecuted under UK’s anti-sodomy law. 6. Sweden’s official dictionary adds gender-neutral pronoun to next new edition. 7. ‘Scandal’ star Kerry Washington advocates intersectionality in GLAAD speech.

The Daily GRRR! - March 27th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for March 27th, 2015. 1. Solitary Confinement Policies to be Re-examined in Ontario. 2. Harper Eroding Gladue Principles For Indigenous Defendants. 3. The Parole Board of Canada Abandoning Old Pardon Applications. 4. Thinking of Safety Beyond the (in)Justice System. 5. CSIS Report Says Right Wing White Supremacists Are Canada's Biggest Threat. 6. Toronto Police Sharing GeoLocation Surveillance Tactics. 7. Canadian Telecoms Operating Snooping Database for the State. 8. Omar Khadr Fighting For Bail.

The Daily GRRR! - Thursday March 26, 2015
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for March 26 , 2015. 1. Bell's President Caught Censoring Critical News Coverage of CRTC Decision. 2. Unite Against Austerity Campaign Launches. 3. A Surge of Support for Palestine as the BDS Campaign Expands at Ontario's Universities. 4. WPIRG Hosts Professor Steven Salaita Speaking on "Academic Freedom and Dissent on North American Campuses". 5. Blockade at University Admin Building to DeMilitarize McGill!

KW Radio Basics: Justice For The Craigavon Two Discussion with Pol Mac Adaim
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Pol Mac Adaim, a singer from Ireland, has kindly recorded for us where he explains his most recent song Justice For The Craigavon Two. This song is about the unjust incarceration of two Irish Republicans for a crime they did not commit and the need for them to be freed. By giving this interview he hopes to get the message out and demand justice.

The Daily GRRR! - March 20th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for March 20th, 2015. 1. Justice Minister Naqvi Targeted For Ontario's Migrant Detention Profiteering. 2. The Federal Attorney General Says Canada Does Not Practice Solitary Confinement. 3. Self-Harm Incidents Soaring in Federal Jails. 4. Edmonton Jury Okays Murdering Indigenous Sex-Workers. 5. More than 50% of Toronto Cops Making More Than 100,000$ a Year. 6. G20's Top Cop Calls Black Blocers "Terrorists". 7. The Peel Police Admit to Lying About Courthouse Arrest of Lawyer. 8. York Cop Charged With Extortion. 9. Little Information of In-Death Custody of Tsuu T'ina Nation Man. 10. Jane-Finch Social Justice Groups Demand an End to Racist Policing.

The Daily GRRR! - March 19th, 2015
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for March 19th, 2015. 1. Grassy Narrows Maintains Autonomy, Says "No" to Logging in the Whiskey Jack Forest. 2. Lubicon Lake Nation Back In Court to Defend Land. 3. Onondaga Nation Decries "Native" Mascots for Settler Establishments. 4. Arrested ISIS Agent Claims CSIS Employment. 5. Cambridge Musicians Respond to Police Targeting of Busker.

The Daily GRRR! - Mar 18, 2015 - International Solidarity News
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for March 18th, 2014. 1. British Consulate Shutdown #JFTC2. 2. Statement from The 32CSM International Department In Solidarity With The Actions By The Hugo Chavez Peoples Defense Front Actions In Support Of Venezuela. 3. Tomorrow support The Craigavon Two Download Justice For The Craigavon Two on Itunes. 4. Thoughts on Bill C51 and the fruits of similar legislation in The North Of Ireland.

The Daily GRRR! - March 13th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for March 13th, 2015. 1. York University Undergrads Stage Solidarity Sit-In With 3903 Strikers. 2. Ongoing Rights Abuses at The Baffin Correctional Centre. 3. BC Starving Prisoners in Cost Reduction Effort. 4. Attorney General and Edmonton Guards Sued By Inmate After Hostage Taking Incident. 5. Canadian Government Introduces "Life Means Life" Sentencing Reform. 6. Transgender Guatemalan Woman in Male American Immigrant Detention Centre. 7. Rainbow Reels Continues This Weekend in Waterloo Region.

The Daily GRRR! - March 12th, 2015
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for March 12th, 2015. 1. No Tar Sands Transport Without Consent in Treaty 3 Territories. 2. Additional Research Shows Union Busting leads to Economic Inequality. 3. Bill C51 Opposition Grows As Hearings Set To Begin. 4. ”It’s a sad day” - Todd Serious of the Rebel Spell Dies in Nevada Rock Climbing Accident.

The Daily GRRR! - Mar. 10, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Mar. 10, 2015. 1. Crude oil crash marks fourth train derailment in Northern Ontario this year. 2. Shale gas industry cites their own “bogus science” in defense of fracking. 3. B.C. First Nation sues prov gov over treaty violations via resource extraction. 4. Environmental protests in Mongolia target Canadian-owned gold mining co. 5. Montreal anti-fascist group organizes counter-action to anti-Muslim demo. 6. Israeli co. responsible for apartheid wall in Palestine given US border contract. 7. KW joins cities across the country for National Day of Action Against Bill C-51.

The Daily GRRR! - Mar. 9, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Mar. 9, 2015. 1. Students and admin at Cape Breton University offer united call for free tuition. 2. Labour stats show women faring no better in ON workforce after 15 years. 3. Gender-based analysis of “hidden” homelessness needed to care for women. 4. Chipewyan mom fights N.W.T. gov to use traditional name on birth certificate. 5. Trans prison guard gets more respect from San Quentin inmates than coworkers. 6. Florida state bill that would criminalize trans bathroom users survives first vote. 7. KW hosts 15th annual Rainbow Reels Queer & Trans Film Fest, March 12-15!