November 6 | Conference on Homelessness, College Faculty Strike, Honouring and Protecting Indigenous Women

This episode of GroundWire is hosted by volunteers from CHRW 94.9FM in London, Ontario on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Attawandaron, and Wendat peoples.  This episode was hosted by Mohammad Abrar and Jennie Malone.

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Headlines

Reaction of local newcomer’s to the Ministry of Immigration’s announcement about regulatory changes increasing the maximum age of dependency for new Canadians | Michael Welch, CKUW

Update on the new bus service of the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation that takes its residents into the local city of London | Richard Raycraft, CHRW

The University of British Columbia is building nano suits for students as a way to alleviate rental costs | Rehmatullah Sheikh, CiTR

Features

Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness conference was held in Winnipeg and we report on a new definition of Indigenous homelessness that were discussed at the conference | Michael Welch, CKUW

Ontario-wide College Faculty strike enters its 4th week, we get reactions from all sides | Mick Sweetman, CJRU

Community Radio Report

Coop Radio in Vancouver runs a series across several shows about honouring and protecting Indigenous women | Gunargie O’Sullivan, Coop Radio

Music this week was “Don’t Call My Name” by Mountain of Wolves and “Playing by Their Rules” by Broomsticks & Hammers.

We thank all our contributors, as well as Carly Forbes, Gretchen King and Omme-Salma Rahemtullah for their editing and organizing assistance.