February 12 | Special episode Remembering the Quebec City Mosque Massacre and Fighting Islamophobia

This episode of GroundWire was produced at Community radio station CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Treaty One Territory, on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe peoples and the homeland of the Metis Nation, hosted by Kristen Andrews and Saira Sabio.

Or download from this link: Broadcast Quality MP3


Headlines

The National Council of Canadian Muslims calls on the government to designate January 29th as a National Day of Remembrance and Action on Islamophobia | Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, GroundWire

New comer and Muslim citizen questions the Prime Minister on his Islamophobic foreign policy | Michael Welch, CKUW


Features

Coverage of January 29th commemoration vigils in Winnipeg, Toronto and Montreal | Alon Weinberg, CKUW; Chelsey Gould, CJRU; Gau Mahadevan, CKUT

#rememberjan29 asks people to reflect on the Quebec City Mosque Massacre and broaden the conversation about Islamophobia | Gretchen King, CKUT


Community Radio Report

Report on Islamophobia in mainstream Canadian media and how community produced media is countering this trend | Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, GroundWire
Music in this episode was by LAL from their album Find Safety
We thank all our amazing contributors from across the country for making this special episode of GroundWire possible.  We also thank Emily Joveski and Nadia Hasan.