This edition of GroundWire (September 1-14) is a Special Labour Day Edition, bringing you a series of features on workers’ rights in Canada. Visit the GroundWire site or download it through the NCRA’s Program Exchange.
GroundWire is a twice-monthly dose of grassroots, independent journalism from the campus-community radio sector of Canada. It is a project of the National Campus and Community Radio Association. This edition of GroundWire was supported by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and hosted by Gianna Lauren at CKDU in 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)
(Links updated November 2013)