January 29 | Women’s March, Fish Farming in BC, CIBL francophone radio

This episode of GroundWire was produced by the GroundWire National Coordination Team on the traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the New Credit in Toronto, hosted by Omme-Salma Rahemtullah.

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Headlines

National Day of Action in Support of Tim Horton’s Workers | Cathy Inouye, CKUT

Kurdish Canadians rally in their opposition to Turkish attacks in Afrin, Syria | Michael Welch, CKUW

A call to designate January 29th as a National Day of Remembrance and Action on Islamophobia | Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, GroundWire


Features

Report backs from Women’s Marches in Winnipeg, MB and Victoria, BC | Jen Unwin and Mahlet Cuff, CKUW and Chris Cook, CFUV

Opposition from First Nations Communities to invasive fish farming in British Columbia | Gunargie O’Sullivan, Coop Radio


Community Radio Report

CIBL, Montreal’s oldest Francophone community radio station, faces uncertain future | Gretchen King, CKUT

Music this week was Ice Walker by Iskwé from her album The Fight Within

We thank all of our amazing contributors who made this episode possible!

Tune in to the next episode of GroundWire, releasing on February 12th, where we will have special coverage on the actions and vigils in memory of the victims of the Quebec City Mosque massacre last January and the fight against Islamophobia across the country.