GroundWire August 19 | Protesting Vancouver renovictions, Manitoba election concerns, vigil for man shot by Montreal police

 This episode of GroundWire was produced at CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg on occupied Anishinabeg Akiin, homeland of the Mètis Nation and the historical territory of the Nehiyawak and the Nakota. Produced by Michael Welch and voiced by Susan Huebert.

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Headlines:
– Possible September lock-out of Winnipeg Transit workers | Michael Welch, Emily Leedham (CKUW)
– Apartments rentals overpriced for Canada’s minimum wage earners, CCPA | Catherine Fisher (CJLY)

Features:
– Developer Purchasing and shutting down artists’ spaces in Vancouver | Jesse Wentzloff, Caitlin Van Der Have (CJSF)
– Community members and groups push their issues in Manitoba election campaign | Michael Welch (CKUW)
– Vigil commemorating man shot by SVPM officers in 2018 | CKUT News Collective

Community Radio Report:
– CKUT’s radiometers grant to grow Indigenous participation and content | Michael Welch (CKUW)

Music:
Leaf Rapids – Citizen Alien