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GroundWire | Feb 27

Sanctuary City, Workers in Halifax Commemorate Strike, Indigenous Writing and Literacy

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This episode of GroundWire was produced on Haudenosaunee and Anishinabe traditional territory in Kingston by CFRC.

Headlines:

Have a Heart Day - a child and youth-led reconciliation event | Doug Farquhar, CFRC

Food service workers strike at the University of Toronto’s satellite campus in Scarborough | Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, GW

Features:

City of Montreal votes to become a Sanctuary City | Marie Crabie, CKUT

Chronicle Herald workers in Halifax commemorate the one year anniversary of their strike | Francella Fiallos, CKDU

Indigenous writing and literacy with Queen’s University aboriginal scholar Geraldine King | Doug Chimtig, CFRC

Community Radio Report:

A report on the commercialization of Radio Centre-ville, Canada's oldest multilingual community radio station | Gretchen King, CKUT

Thanks to all our contributors for this week’s episode. We also thank Tash Carroll, Djenaba Dayle and Courtney Harrop.

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