Rachel Avery

AW@L Radio - Algonquins of Barriere Lake confront Copper One at annual general meeting in Toronto.

Loudly re-affirming their unwavering opposition to mining in their territory, members of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake, confronted Copper One at the mining company's annual shareholders meeting.


Discussing the "Promoting Affordable Housing Act" with MPP Catherine Fife

"We see housing as underpinning the entire health of a community"- Catherine Fife

In mid-August, the CKMS newsroom caught up with Kitchener-Waterloo NDP MPP Catherine Fife to discuss new legislation passed in the Ontario legislature -- the Promoting Affordable Housing Act. The discussion deals with implementing the act in Waterloo Region with funding and zoning options available to municipal governments including promotion of inclusionary zoning, and ending appeals to the OMB, as well as some of weaknesses in the legislations around gentrification and renters rights.

This Interview was originally aired on August 19th on CKMS Community News, a program of the CKMS newsroom at 100.3fm, SoundFM.ca in Waterloo Region. It was undertaken by Rachel Avery.


The Daily GRRR! - August 7, 2014 - In/Security Edition

The Daily GRRR!
HEADLINES for August 7th 2014
1. Tailings Pond Breach
2. Dam Line 9 Blockade Update
3. Fracking Exploration Approval
4. Israeli Drone Factory Shut Down By Occupation
5. US Funds Israel Iron Dome Amid Escalating Attacks On Palestine
6. Anonymous Hacked USA Before China

Midway Music: Byron with Here’s to the Land

Interview with Lana, a blockader at the Dam Line 9 occupation in Innerkip. Lana will talk about why blockaders are concerned about Line 9 and what is happening on site.

The Daily GRRR! is on weekdays from 9-10am on 100.3fm CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario, and http://soundfm.ca on the web.

The Daily GRRR! is a project of the Grand River Media Collective and is supported by the Community Radio Fund of Canada and CKMS

Closing Song: Public Enemy with Shut ‘em Down!


Community Financed Tar Sands Environmental Pollution Study Released

#DailyGRRR! host Rachel Avery speaks with Stephane McLachlan, the lead researcher of a study released this week about the health and ecosystem impacts of the tar sands in Fort Chipewyan. News about this study and related issues is being posted to http://onerivernews.ca/

Stephane can be reached for questions about the study by email: stephane DOT mclachlan AT umanitoba DOT ca.

this interview was recorded live on July 10th, 2014, by Host Rachel Avery on The #DailyGRRR! on CKMS 100.3fm in Waterloo Region, soundfm.ca on the web. check out our show each weekday morning from 9-10am EST for your daily dose of critical #cdnpoli - check out all our past shows and other work on grandrivermc.ca


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