June 18 | Anti- G7 actions in Quebec, Philippine Health Care Union Leader in Winnipeg, World Oceans Day in Victoria

This episode of GroundWire was produced on occupied at CKUW 95.9fm in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on occupied Anishinaabe-Akiin, the homeland of the Métis, and the traditional territory of the Nehiyawak and the Nakota. It was hosted by Kristen Andrews and Susan Huebert.

 

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Headlines

First Sri Lankan Tamil gay man to serve as grand marshal at 2018 Toronto Pride Parade. | Michael Welch, CKUW

Ottawa City Council grants record payout to private firm to decontaminate land on unceded territory. | Michael Welch, CKUW

Winnipeg’s 37th Annual Walk for Peace | Michael Welch, CKUW

Features

Meeting of G7 Leaders in Quebec sparks grassroots resistance | Gau Mahadevan, CKUT

Philippine Health Care Worker and Union President shares knowledge of Fighting Health Care austerity in Manitoba | Michael Welch, CKUW

Protectors of the Sea Celebrate World Oceans Day | Chris Cook, CFUV

Community Radio Report

Review of NCRC in Fredericton New Brunswick. Gunargie O’Sullivan receives special honour. | Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, GroundWire

We thank all our contributors including Susan Huebert, Meagan Simpson, and Greg Macdougal.

Music this week was “Tiny Hands” by Quantum Tangle from the album Shelter as We Go.