April 24 | Hands off Syria, Apprehension of Indigenous Children, CRTC hearing of Indigenous Radio Station Applicants

This episode of GroundWire was produced on Anishinaabe territory in Thunder Bay, ON part of the Robinson Superior Treaty, home of the Fort William First Nation.

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Headlines:

The Worsening fentanyl Crisis in Vancouver’s downtown Eastside | Omme-Salma Rahemtullah with files from Gunargie O’Sullivan, Community Access Television

The Walk for water begins on the shores of Lake Superior | Jayal Chung, CILU

Features:

Hands Off Syria Demo in Montreal, to denounce US bombing of Syria | Yafa Marouf, CKUT

A discussion of ongoing child apprehension in Indigenous families and communities | Carly Forbes with files from Gunargie O’Sullivan, CFRO

Community Radio Report:

The CRTC held a public hearing to hear from applicants for licenses type B Native Radio stations | Courtney Harrop, GroundWire

Music:

Music this week was Rain by Nick Sherman from the Album Knives and Wildrice

Produced and Hosted by Carly Forbes and Jayal Chung. GroundWire thanks all of its contributors and Chris Chang-Yen Phillips at CJSR!  Thank you also to Gretchen King and Saja Marouf.