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The Daily GRRR! is a daily 9-10am news radio show on 100.3fm, CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. SoundFM.ca on the web. We broadcast from the centre of the Haldimand Tract, Grand River Territory of the Haudenosaunee - Six Nations.

We are your daily source for critical analysis and coverage of news and issues that impact turtle island and its inhabitants, as well as select newsbits from around the world. Grand River Radical Radio is a project of the Grand River Media Collective, visit us on the web at grandrivermc.ca

The Daily GRRR! consists of 30 minutes of headlines, a song and a feature edited daily into a podcast , and 30 minutes of in-depth analysis, an interview, syndicated podcasts or anyother content our presenters feel like its important enough to share! Sometimes the 2nd 30 minutes will also be edited and uploaded to grandrivermc.ca

When The Daily GRRR! is not at full capacity or is taking a break from live shows we play a selection of podcasts which fit the daily theme and are generally gathered from the rabble.ca podcast network and the the media co-op sites.

The Usual Current Weekly Schedule:

Monday: The Mondays  with host Kathryn

Tuesday: Too Bad It's Only Tuesday with host Kathryn

Wednesday: International News with host Julian Ichim

Thursday: Thursday's with host Dan or Kathryn

Friday: Waves Thru Walls - Prison Radio with host dan Kellar

The Daily GRRR! is supported the Community Radio Fund of Canada and CKMS

The Daily GRRR! - Jan 04, 2013 - Waves Through Walls: Anti-Prison Radio

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HEADLINES for Jan 04th, 2013
1. Ashley Smith’s doctors granted standing at inquest
2. Ontario imposes contracts on public school teachers
3. SIU drops investigation into alleged Toronto police beating
4. OPP officer back at work pending disciplinary hearing over alleged drug use
5. Off-duty Durham constable fined $856 for double-limit speeding
6. B.C, Ottawa ordered to pay costs in land claims case
7. Mi’kmaq protesters block eastern Quebec rail line
8. (Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug ) KI walks to Parliament hill to say no to treaty violations

Midway Music: The Mahones - "Revolution Starts Now"

Feature: Two new pieces from Mumia Abu Jamal one on the 20th Anniversary of the IAC and the other is titled "Beyond Newtown"
Article: "title" by "author" from "source"
Interview: "title" by "author" from "source"

The Daily GRRR! is on at 9am on 100.3fm CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. http://soundfm.ca on the web.
The Daily GRRR! is a Project of the Grand River Media Collective and is supported by LSPIRG, WPIRG, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

Closing Song: Kinnie Star ft. Tagaq - "performance @Aboriginal People's Choice Music Awards "

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January 3, 2013; The Daily GRRR - Community Revitalization edition

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HEADLINES for Jan 3rd, 2013
1- In the face of eviction, Aamjiwnaang Blockade ends in community feast and celebration
2- Ministers give contradictory messages about sending Canadian forces trainers to mineral rich Mali
3- In Thunder Bay Idle No More Women’s Candle Light Prayer Vigil honours survivors of violence
4- Native Warrior Deported by Canadian Border Services Agency
5- Canada lifts export ban on assault weapons to Columbia
6- Four Chilean SOA Graduates Charged with 1973 Murder of Victor Jara

Song: Prison Song, by System of a Down

Feature: Article: "Criminal Injustice: Idle No More, the Prison System and Indigenous People In Canada" by Matt Moir from Rabble.ca

The Daily GRRR! is on at 9am on 100.3fm CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. http://soundfm.ca on the web.
The Daily GRRR! is a Project of the Grand River Media Collective and is supported by LSPIRG, WPIRG, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

Song: Reduced to Clear, by Matt Osborne

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The Daily GRRR! - Jan 2, 2013 - Immigrant & Labour Justice Edition

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HEADLINES for Jan 2nd, 2012
1. Weyburn Wal-Mart wins appeal to count union decertification votes
2. Ontario reaches tentative deal with union representing
3. Labour shows their solidarity with Idle No More
4. North American Anarchist Studies Network - Live Stream Event
5. Extended Headline: Canada's controversial 2012 changes to immigration and refugee system
6. Woody Guthrie's "New Years Rulin's"

Midway Music: Woody Guthrie - "Better World A-Comin'"

Feature
Article: "Hope springs eternal: A New Year's worker's message" by "Dave Bleakney" from "Rabble.ca"
http://rabble.ca/news/2012/12/hope-springs-eternal-new-years-workers-mes...

The Daily GRRR! is on at 9am on 100.3fm CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. http://soundfm.ca on the web.
The Daily GRRR! is a Project of the Grand River Media Collective and is supported by LSPIRG, WPIRG, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

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The Daily GRRR! - Jan 1, 2013 - Defending The Land Dispatch

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HEADLINES for Jan 1st, 2013
1. First Nations chiefs contemplate “breach of treaty” declarations, indefinite economic disruptions
2. Main Toronto-Montreal rail line blockaded by Tyendinaga Mohawks
3. Biofuel fraud is giving renewable energy a bad name
4. First Nation, environmental concerns over proposed NWT diamond mine
5. Yukon mining law must be changed in accordance with duty to consult First Nations
6. Recap: Idle No More actions across Turtle Island

Midway Music: Lindsay Jack - "I Slam!"
Midway Music: The Class Assassins - "No Justice"

Feature: We will hear from Harsha Walia on immigrant support of the Idle No More movement before bringing you Kirstin Scansen’s in-depth discussion from the new Decolonization journal. She explores perspectives on Indigenous sovereignty, human rights, and how this movement can be understood as a “decolonizing force”
Interview: "Harsha Walia on Immigrants in Support of Idle No More" from "Media Coop"
(http://www.mediacoop.ca/audio/harsha-walia-immigrants-support-idle-no-mo...)

The Daily GRRR! is on at 9am on 100.3fm CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. http://soundfm.ca on the web.
The Daily GRRR! is a Project of the Grand River Media Collective and is supported by LSPIRG, WPIRG, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

Closing Song: The Fallout - "Trail Of Tears"

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The Daily GRRR! - Dec 31, 2012 - Defending The Land Dispatch

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HEADLINES for Dec 31st, 2012
1. Federal government says Canadians’ personal info is lost, but not defrauded (yet)
2. Police, FBI in cahoots with banks for crackdown on Occupy movement
3. Canadian mall surveillance in violation of privacy rights
4. Breastfeeding mother made to leave Nova Scotia retail store
5. George Bush not dead yet, despite wishful thinking from Germany
6. Another First Nation decries mercury poisoning, pleads for government’s help
7. Ontario MPPs greedy for mining, forestry in 2013

Midway Music: Wab Kinew - "Heroes"

Feature:
Article: "Debunking Blatchford and other anti-Native ideologues on Idle No More" by " Harsha Walia" from "Rabble.ca"
http://www.rabble.ca/news/2012/12/debunking-blatchford-and-other-anti-na...

The Daily GRRR! is on at 9am on 100.3fm CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. http://soundfm.ca on the web.
The Daily GRRR! is a Project of the Grand River Media Collective and is supported by LSPIRG, WPIRG, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

And that’s our show for today, folks; thanks for tuning in to The Daily GRRR, heard every weekday morning from 9am to 9:30, and today’s Defending the Land Dispatch, produced by Kathryn Wettlaufer and edited by Stefan Ralli. I have been your host, Dan Kellar, and you can find podcasts of all past Grand River Radical Radio broadcasts, as well as info on upcoming events and other useful links, on our webpage at grandrivermc.ca. In the meantime, keep listening here on 100.3fm, CKMS, in Waterloo, Ontario, and Soundfm.ca on the web.

Closing Song: Geoff Berner - "Victory Party"

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The Daily GRRR! - Dec 28, 2012 - Waves Through Walls: Anti-Prison Radio

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HEADLINES for Dec 28th, 2012
1. Chiefs of Ontario issue urgent open letter to Her Majesty the Queen urging direct British Crown involvement in the Chief Theresa Spence hunger strike
2. Toronto police pushed man out of wheelchair, rights complaint alleges
3. Prison pizza party ban hurts charities, local restaurants
4. B.C. prison officer accused of dealing meth at maximum security prison
5. Former Federal Government Employee charged with Fraud over $5000 and Breach of trust by public officer
6. Inquest into cell death of troubled teen Ashley Smith finally slated to start in January

Midway Music: Red Union - "No Pasaran"

Feature: interview about the prison resistance project
Article: "title" by "author" from "source"
Interview: "Prison Resistance Project" by "Listen Back!Prison Radio" from "Eyrika of the Prison Resistance Project"

The Daily GRRR! is on at 9am on 100.3fm CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. http://soundfm.ca on the web.
The Daily GRRR! is a Project of the Grand River Media Collective and is supported by LSPIRG, WPIRG, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

Closing Song: Geoff Berner - "One Shoe"

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the daily grrr, december 27 2012 - community revitalization edition

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HEADLINES for Dec 27th, 2012
1. 1200 MORE SETTLEMENT UNITS APPROVED AROUND JERUSALEM
2. REPORT ON KILLING OF CDN SOLDIER, BY ISRAELI MILITARY, REMOVED FROM DND WEBSITE
3. SERIES OF RACIST TWEETS BY EZRA LEVANT CULMINATES IN DENIAL THAT CHIEF SPENCE IS ON HUNGER STRIKE
4. MINISTER OF ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS "CONCERNED" FOR HEALTH OF CHIEF THERESA SPENCE
5. ANONYMOUS HACKS DELHI POLICE WEBSITE
6. PROVINCE WIDE WEEK OF ACTION TO SAVE THE CSUMB SUMMARY

Midway Music with Blackwood Two - "Count Me Out"

Feature: Save the CSUMB update
Article: "Poverty Makes Us Sick Calls on Waterloo Regional Council to Save the CSUMB" by "PMUS" from "PMUS/Waterloo Regional Council"

The Daily GRRR! is on at 9am on 100.3fm CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. http://soundfm.ca on the web.
The Daily GRRR! is a Project of the Grand River Media Collective and is supported by LSPIRG, WPIRG, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

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The Daily GRRR! - Dec 26, 2012 - Immigrant and Labour Justice Edition

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HEADLINES for Dec 26th, 2012

1) StatsCan report shows new historical lows in EI coverage
2) Majority of Canadians support grassroots protest movements: poll
3) McMaster probes spending allegations at part-time student union
4) CUPE threatens one-day strikes over Bill 115
5) Ontario government "bullying" teachers: Hamilton high school student
6) Immigration rules relaxed for Santa: Kenney
7) Harper goes after trade unions with Bill C-377

Midway Music: Obrint Pas - "Dakar"

Feature:
Article: "Austerity and the Consolidation of Elite Power" by "Aaron Pacitti" from "Huffington Post"
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/aaron-pacitti/austerity_b_2326164.html

The Daily GRRR! is on at 9am on 100.3fm CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. http://soundfm.ca on the web.
The Daily GRRR! is a Project of the Grand River Media Collective and is supported by LSPIRG, WPIRG, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

Closing Audio: The Toronto & York Region Labour Council
- "The First Year of Harper's Majority: An Attack on Social Services "

Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vXO9lViTFQ

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The Daily GRRR! - Dec 25, 2012 - Defending The Land Dispatch

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HEADLINES for Dec 25th, 2012
1. Getting out of the cold this Christmas
2. Tiny, rocky island subject of dispute between Canada and US
3. Chief Theresa Spence's hunger speaks to all of us (including Naomi Klein)
4. Hep C patient pleads with province to provide new drug

Midway Music: The Rebel Spell - "The World Turned Upside Down"

Feature:
Article: "The War Is Not Over" by "Michael Laxer" from "Rabble.ca"
http://www.rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/michael-laxer/2012/12/happy-xmas-war...

The Daily GRRR! is on at 9am on 100.3fm CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. http://soundfm.ca on the web.
The Daily GRRR! is a Project of the Grand River Media Collective and is supported by LSPIRG, WPIRG, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

Closing Song: Macklemore - "White Privilege"

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The Daily GRRR! - Dec 24, 2012 - Defending The Land Dispatch

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HEADLINES for Dec 24th, 2012
1. Kitchener rallies in support of Chief Spence, #IdleNoMore “day of action”
2. Aamjiwnaang First Nation continues blockade of CN rail line in Sarnia, calls for support
3. Twitter becomes Harper’s newest tool of colonial abuse
4. Mapuche political prisoners’ hunger strike hits Day 40, inspires renewed resistance
5. Palestinian hunger strikes protest Israeli prison conditions
6. Irish Republicans fasting for ‘political prisoner’ status
7. Queen’s rep refuses Crown responsibility to Indigenous nations

Midway Music: A Tribe Called Red - "The Road"

Feature:
Article: "Idle No More: Women rising to lead when it's needed most" by "Muna Mire" from "Rabble.ca"
http://rabble.ca/news/2012/12/idle-no-more-global-movement
Article: "Violence Against Aboriginal Women & the Right to Self-Defence" by "Robert Lovelace" from "Mostly Water"
http://mostlywater.org/violence_against_aboriginal_women_and_right_selfd...

The Daily GRRR! is on at 9am on 100.3fm CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. http://soundfm.ca on the web.
The Daily GRRR! is a Project of the Grand River Media Collective and is supported by LSPIRG, WPIRG, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

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The Daily GRRR! - Dec 21, 2012 - Waves Through Walls: Anti-Prison Radio

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HEADLINES for Dec 21th, 2012
1) IDLE NO MORE Day of Action
2) Bedbugs Found in Toronto Public Library Books
3) Skyrocketing police salaries are increasingly putting pressure on budgets
4) Ontario Superior Court Oks tweeting but only for journalists and lawyers
5) Marineland: Environment Ministry begins inspection of mass animal graves
6) Omar Khadr will remain incarcerated for at least two years
7) Joyceville remains on lockdown

Midway Music: Shadia Mansour feat. M! of Dead Prez - "Palestine"

Feature: Interview with Alex Hundert on article: "Getting out of jail in the age of
austerity" - http://rabble.ca/podcasts/shows/awl/2012/12/csumb-cuts-and-impacts-priso...

The Daily GRRR! is on at 9am on 100.3fm CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. http://soundfm.ca on the web.
The Daily GRRR! is a Project of the Grand River Media Collective and is supported by LSPIRG, WPIRG, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

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The Daily GRRR! - December 20 2012 - Community Revitalization Edtion

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HEADLINES for Dec 20th, 2012
1.Supreme Court to rule if sexual assault survivor can wear niqab during court testimony
2.BC Missing Women Inquiry report released: finds 'colossal police failures'
3.UN CRITISIZES ISRAEL OVER PLANS FOR MASSIVE SETTLEMENT EXPANSION
4.Cuts to the CSUMB disproportionately affect homeless queer youth
5.IDLE NO MORE ACTION CONTINUES AFTER SHUTTING DOWN HIGHWAY 401 IN LONDON, ONTARIO
6.Too-good-to-be-true news: Obama calls Harper a 'Large Lump'
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Midway Music: Band - "Song"

Feature: talk about what the feature is
Article: "title" by "author" from "source"
Interview: "title" by "author" from "source"

The Daily GRRR! is on at 9am on 100.3fm CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. http://soundfm.ca on the web.
The Daily GRRR! is a Project of the Grand River Media Collective and is supported by LSPIRG, WPIRG, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

Closing Song: Band - "Song"

The Daily GRRR! - Dec 19, 2012 - Immigrant and Labour Justice Edition

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HEADLINES for Dec 19th, 2012
1) Oil, gas development banned in B.C.'s Sacred Headwaters
2) The Great Tory Rip-Off of Migrant Workers
3) Celebrate community strength and survival, not Canada or its policies, today on International Migrants Day.
4) Winnipeg Staples workers first to be unionized in North America
5) Is Canada giving Rwanda a free pass in Congo?
6) ARA releases information on Golden Dawn North America after a two and a half month intelligence operation
7) Canada puts asylum toddlers behind razor wire

Midway Music: The Slackers - "I Shall Be Released"

Feature: Business Unions Analysis
Audio: "Cupe Ontario Commercial"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=IIBi945pP5I
Article: " OurWalmart or Their Walmart?" from "Prairie Struggle"
http://www.prairiestruggle.org/news/ourwalmart-or-their-walmart

The Daily GRRR! is on at 9am on 100.3fm CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. http://soundfm.ca on the web.
The Daily GRRR! is a Project of the Grand River Media Collective and is supported by LSPIRG, WPIRG, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

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The Daily GRRR! - Dec 18, 2012 - Defending The Land Dispatch

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HEADLINES for Dec 18th, 2012
1. Teachers’ strike actions continue across Ontario this week
2. Bill C-31 and hidden stories of Canada’s immigration detention
3. Facebook racism forces Conservative youth leader out of office
4. Support grows for First Nation Chief Spence and the “Idle No More” movement
5. Anishinabek Confederacy says “No surrender” in Coldwater Narrows land claim

Midway Music: A Tribe Called Red - "Good To Go"

Feature: Interview with Anishinabek youth leader Giibwanis

The Daily GRRR! is on at 9am on 100.3fm CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. http://soundfm.ca on the web.
The Daily GRRR! is a Project of the Grand River Media Collective and is supported by LSPIRG, WPIRG, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

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The Daily GRRR! Dec 13, 2012 - Community Revitalisation Edition

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HEADLINES for Dec 13th, 2012
1- Supreme Court begins robocalls hearings
2- English River and Canoe Lake First Nations file injunction against uranium mining giants in Saskatchewan
3- Theresa Spence, Chief of Attawapiskat continues hunger strike
4- Samson Cree Nation Shut Down Alberta Highway
5- Supreme Court to rule on extradition case challenging validity of Canada’s anti-terror law
6- Anti-labour Bill C-377 passes 3rd Reading in the House of Commons
7- First Nations Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) service outage
8- Victory for opponents of Canadian Rosia Montana mining project in Romania
9- Canadian Refugee Asylum Reforms Benefit Private Prison Companies
10- Family of CJ Morningstar Fowler demand national inquiry for murdered and missing indigenous women in BC
11- Ontario to write off 1.4 billion in unpaid corporate tax cuts

Musical Interlude: Four Non-Blondes - "What's Going On"

Feature article:
http://www.thespec.com/opinion/columns/article/851306--the-province-s-si...

Thanks for listening to The Daily GRRR! on 100.3fm, CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. Soundfm.ca on the web.

Grand River Radical Radio is a project of the Grand River Media Collective, you can find all our media archive on the web at grandrivermc.ca
Also look out for the full 2 hour episodes of Community Revitalization.

The Daily GRRR! is supported by LSPIRG, WPIRG, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

The Daily GRRR! Dec 12, 2012 - Immigrant and Labour Justice Edition

Dec 12, 2012, Transcription:
Download/stream below, 128 mp3, 29 Min.

And you are listening to The Daily GRRR! on 100.3fm, CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario. Soundfm.ca on the web.

We are broadcasting from the heart of the occupied Haldimand Tract, Haudenosaunee territy of the Six Nations of the Grand River.

Grand River Radical Radio is a project of the Grand River Media Collective, visit us our website at grandrivermc.ca

The Daily GRRR is supported by LSPIRG, WPIRG, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

My name is Stefan Ralli and I will be your host today and each Wednesday here after, focusing on Immigrant and Labour Justice.

We begin today with The Daily GRRR headlines

HEADLINES for Dec 12th, 2012
1. Seasonal migrant workers stripped of parental benefits
2. A Human smuggling ring busted in Ontario has been revealed
3. Idle No More Rallies Sprout Across Canada
4. Bill C-309 and its Discontents
5. Canadian immigration changes force women to stay with sponsoring spouse for two years
6. Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois sentenced to 120 hours community service
7. Kill Bill 115: Where is the movement going?

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