GroundWire: Labour Day Edition

Sep 1, 2009

GroundWire: Labour Day Edition

Welcome to a Special Labour Day Edition of GroundWire, where we bring you a series of features on workers' rights in Canada.

But first the headlines: Hosted by Gianna Lauren (CKDU Halifax)

-Environmentalists oppose Hanlan Creek development as it threatens Guelph's old growth forest and protected species: Libby Drew (CFRC Kingston)

-Camp Out discusses LBGTQ Activism in the Maritimes: David Parker (CKDU Halifax)

In Campus and Community Radio Station News: Bill C-61 Update: As parliament resumes, consider writing your MP on the Digital Copyright fight: Charlotte Bourne (CJSF Burnaby)

Labour-Focused Features for Labour Day -Labour History takes Comic Form: Megan Turcato (CJSF Burnaby)

-CUPW supports union drive for Dynamax Couriers: Aaron Chubb and Alex Calderaro(CJSR Edmonton)

-Drop Fees campaign has anti-poverty message for student workers: Candace Mooers CHRY Toronto)

-Conservatives' Expansion of Canada's Temporary Worker Program means restrictions for refugees and fewer rights for racialized workers: Omme Rahemtullah (CHRY Toronto)

-"Scrap the Live in Caregiver Program" Voices of the Filipino Community in Canada: Produced by Candace Mooers and Ashkon Hobooti (CHRY Toronto)

This Edition of GroundWire hosted by Gianna Lauren, produced by David Parker at CKDU Halifax.