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Audio news reports and podcasts from the Grand River Media Collective

The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 27, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan. 27, 2015. 1. Ontario gov fights agribusiness lobbyists to limit bee-killing pesticides. 2. Texas grand jury clears white cops for beating black woman in custody. 3. Toronto man sues ON superjail for being held in solitary over HIV status. 4. Film about the fight to save Kingston’s prison farm tours Southern Ontario. 5. CBC business correspondent revealed as having history of biased reporting. 6. Toronto’s new budget has more funding for LGBTQ youth and women’s shelters. 7. Callout for queer and trans artists and zine-makers for local showcase!

The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 26, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan. 26, 2015. 1. Enbridge emergency kits rejected as “due diligence” in Aamjiwnaang FN. 2. Dene trappers hold highway checkpoint to protest resource extraction. 3. Mount Polley mine seeks gov approval to restart after 2014 eco-disaster. 4. Indigenous warriors will be tried for sabotage after shutting down oil field. 5. Montana’s worst crude oil spill wreaks havoc on the Yellowstone River. 6. Seneca Lake Uprising marks 200th arrest in 3 months of water defense. 7. WPIRG hosts 2015 School of Public Interest on “Strategies for Solidarity”.

The Daily GRRR! - January 23rd, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for January 23rd , 2015. 1. Federal Solitary Confinement Practices Targeted in Lawsuit. 2. Waterloo Regional Cop Charged With Harassing and Threatening Family. 3. Swift Current RCMP Arrested on Hard Drugs Trafficking. 4. Canadian Blasphemy Law Still On The Books. 5. Band Office Firebombed and Race Tagged in Campbell River. 6. Canada Set to Deport Refugee Roma Family to Violence in Hungary. 7. US Kept Massive Oversea Phone Call Database Until 2013.

The Daily GRRR! Jan 21, 2015 - International Solidarity News

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan 21 2015. 1. This friday phonejam of British Consulate to demand justice For The Craigavon Two. 2. CSIS Homeland Security and Mi6 are paper tigers. 3. Reject Drug Dealing Fascist scum, reject bourgoise liberalism. 4. Use it Or Lose It Give It Or Guard it!!!!!NO MORE HOMELESS DEATHS!!!!

The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 20, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan. 20, 2015. 1. Feds try to block NAFTA from studying impacts of tar sands tailing ponds. 2. Stanford scientists say costs of climate change have been way underestimated. 3. Vancouver aims to fill green bins by making it illegal to trash food scraps. 4. Quebec town could face legal action for mishandling “major” local oil spill. 5. Review of psych wait times in Ontario jails kept secret by provincial gov. 6. Intergenerational retirement home benefits students and the elderly alike.

The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 19, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan. 19, 2015. 1. U.S. Supreme Court will rule on same-sex marriage rights once and for all. 2. Anonymous targets Montreal police for mistreatment of city’s homeless. 3. Former cop sues Baltimore PD for abuse after “snitching” on corruption. 4. #BlackLivesMatter activists build solidarity bonds with trip to Palestine. 5. Canada continues to back Gaza military siege amid growing BDS movement. 6. Oscar nods shamefully preview the whitest Academy Awards since 1998.

The Daily GRRR! - January 16th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for January 16th, 2015. 1. ’Five Eyes’ Countries To Meet on ‘Counter-Terrorism’. 2. RCMP Refusing To Pay Costs of Cell Phone Tracking. 3. Ontario “Justice of The Peace” Guilty of Sexual Harassment For Second Time. 4. Another Cop and An Air Cadet Commanding Officer Busted in Barrie Child Porn Raid. 5. Toronto Police To Stop Racialised Stop-And-Question Carding Policy. 6. NYPD’s Broken Windows Need To Be Thrown Out. 7. Torture Report Reveals US Prison Officials OK’d CIA Torture Chamber. 8. The 2014 Epidemic of Extreme Guard Violence In Florida Jails. 9. A Cartography of Incarceration in the United States.

The Daily GRRR! –January 15, 2015

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES. 1. Oil Watch. 2. Canada = Economica Non Grata . 3. Keystone Pipeline. 4. Canadian Income Inequality on the rise and the current situation is SHOCKING. Go to the CCPA Pay Clock: https://www.policyalternatives.ca/ceo . 5. Charlie Hebdo Fall Out 1: Great Diversity and Sharing of Opinions. 6. Charlie Hebdo Fall Out 2: Increased Surveillance. 7. 2000 Nigerians Killed by Boko Haram-related Violence (or: there’s bastards and then there’s bastards) .

The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 13, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan. 13, 2015. 1. US activist convicted of environmental terrorism gets early release. 2. UWaterloo lecturer publicly defends unjustly fired campus café worker. 3. Anonymous threatens to out members of misogynistic Dalhousie group. 4. BC First Nation implements 100-year community development plan. 5. Zapatistas organize first ever Worldwide Festival of Resistance. 6. US researchers link recent earthquakes to fracking along Ohio fault line.

The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 12, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan. 12, 2015. 1. Quebec Court of Appeal rightly refuses to dismiss First Nations’ lawsuit. 2. First Nation explains that financial statements wait on federal gov info. 3. Brantford man organizes neighbourhood association of fellow Mohawks. 4. BC train derailment emphasizes safety concerns during labour dispute. 5. Shell plans to cut tar sands jobs as oil markets remain in crisis. 6. New research warns global warming from tar sands will be ‘catastrophic’. 7. Imprisoned Saudi blogger receives first of 1000 lashes for ‘insulting Islam. ’

The Daily GRRR! - January 9th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for January 9th, 2015. 1. Fireworks and Fisticuffs At Hamilton New Years Eve Prison Noise Demo. 2. Regina Police Reportedly Threaten ‘Starlight Tour’ for Disabled Indigenous Woman. 3. >Mountie in Manitoba Took Arrestee To His House. 4. RCMP Officer Ignores Sexual Assault, Gets Docked Pay. 5. Surrey Transit Police Kill Gitxsan First Nation Youth. 6. 10 More Police Arrested In Ayotzinapa Student Disappearance. 7. Attempted Bombing of NAACP Office in Colorado Springs. 8. CBSA Pushes Death Sentence Deportation. 9. Hamilton Man Set For Double Punishment Deportation. 10. High Error Rate in Processing Immigration Documents. 11. Conservatives Block Ottawa News Site From Government Servers. 12. Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie.

The Daily GRRR! Jan 8, 2015 - Je Suis Charlie

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for January 8, 2015. 1. Charlie Hebdo Massacre. 2. Oil watch is back! 3. Veto Veto Vetooo Obama puts Keystone XL pipeline on ice. 4. Recommendations to keep Fossil fuels fossilised. Are Harper's climate change contributions lip service or will he act accordingly? (answer: don't bet on it). 5. Brrr, put another log on the fire. Merciless Cold besieges vulnerable community. 6. Bill Cosby! Finally! Over! Don’t hit yer arse on the door on the way out.

The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 6, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan. 6, 2015. 1. Navajo youth commence 200-mile journey for cultural survival. 2. Pope plans to instruct 1.2 billion Catholics to act on climate change. 3. Canada outed as only country to oppose all endangered species efforts. 4. Families of police officers at greatest risk for domestic violence. 5. California considers statewide ban on ‘Redskins’ as school mascots. 6. German cathedral will shut off lights to protest anti-Muslim march.

The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 5, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan. 5, 2015. 1. Protesters against Utah’s new tar sands mine now face felony riot charges. 2. Dalhousie profs go public with complaint against misogynistic students. 3. Women’s self-defense course offered at sliding scale in Hamilton. 4. #ShutDownCanada day of action called to demand inquiry for #MMIW. 5. “Clogged Arteries” album raises funds for frontline pipeline resistance. 6. Guelph hosts panel discussion to encourage a direct action-packed 2015.

The Daily GRRR! - January 2nd, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for January 2nd, 2015. 1. Sudbury Jail Renovations Stirs-Up Asbestos. 2. More Horrid Migrant Jail Conditions Revealed. 3. Stop Turning Public Transit into a Border Checkpoint. 4. Arrests Plummet Following De facto Strike by NYPD. 5. Virginian Cops Shackle 4 Year Old. 6. ’Serial’ Podcast Highlights Prison Phone Scam. 7. Calls to Repeal the Safe Streets Act. 8. Security Crackdown Continues In Haiti. 9. Support Mumia’s Campaign Against Speech Muzzling Law.

The Daily GRRR! January 1 2015 - New Years Day

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for January 1, 2015. 1. Why start the year on January 1. 2. This day in history. 3. Ontario smoking laws. 4. Births! Midway Music: Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five "The Message". 5. New things for a New Year: New Immigration law. 6. New things for a New Year: South Korean-Canadian relations confuse. 7. New things for a New Year: Abortion restrictions end in New Brunswick. 8. New things for a New Year: WORLD CUP OF SOCCER COMING TO CANADA. 9. New things for a New Year: A preferable parliament.