The Daily GRRR! - October 10th, 2014 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio

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HEADLINES for October 10th, 2014
1. Northwest Territories RCMP Charged Twice With Contempt In Past Month
2. Vindictive City Targets Municipal Employee Protestors
3. Coroner Rules Lac-Mégantic Disaster Violent and Avoidable
4. Small Victories in Battle Over Line 9
5. Tar Sands Tankers In The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River
6. Conclusion: End Migrant Detentions and Deportations
7. 7000 Palestinians Held Prisoners By Israel
8. Major #BlockTheBoat Action Announced
9. Mass Graves Found In Region Where Indigenous Students Abducted
10. Moonlighting Cops Profiles, Kills Black Youth

Midway Music: The Rebel Spell with their anti-prison track Fight For The Sun off of thier new album Last Run Check out http://therebelspell.com for info on their upcoming tour!

Interview from the Prison Radio show on 93.3fm, CFRU in Guelph, with Sesa Media and Latanya Grant, cousin of Jermaine Carby; a Black man murdered by a police officer while unarmed in Brampton on September 24th 2014 #JusticeForJermaine

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The image is of community guards posted at the school in Ayotzinapa where the abducted student teachers were studying.

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HEADLINES for October 8th, 2014
1. Sison on Hong Kong
2. Demand Candidates take a stand in defense of all!!!
3. Rally and March to save Out Of The Cold!!!!
4. Canadian popular organizations condemn the vile assassination of Robert Serra in Venezuela
5. Protest the Canadian Bar Association's intervention on behalf of Chevron's Dirty Hand
6. Sisters in arms’: Kurdish women fighters ready ‘to send ISIS to hell

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Closing Song: Band - "Song"

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The Daily GRRR! - October 7th, 2014

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HEADLINES for October 7th, 2014
1. Imperial Metals Targets Klabona Keepers In Court
2. Another Destructive Piece of Fracking’s MultiThreaded Threat
3. Canada Now King of Deforestation
4. Chipmunks Disrupt Utah Tar Sands Development
5. MTO Reviews Collaboration Policies Following Migrant Raids
6. New Book Explores Boycott, Divestments, and Sanctions Campaign
7. Tuition Once Again Abolished in Germany
8. Support Anarchist Press in Hamilton, Get Great Swag
9. Haudenosaunee Mens Fire Holds 2 Day Highway #MMIWBlockade

Midway Music:A brand new tune off the new live album “Welcome To Chinatown”, here is D.O.A. with War. D.O.A. is on a cross continent tour and will be playing Kitchener Wednesday October 8th at Cork Hall.

Interview from Annie Clair with Miriam Saunders, the mother of the murdered pregnant indigenous woman and graduate student Loretta Saunders.
http://halifax.mediacoop.ca/audio/missing-mourned-missing-and-murdered-a...

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Closing Piece: D.O.A.- This Machine Kills Fascists

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The Daily GRRR! - Oct. 6, 2014 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition

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HEADLINES for Oct. 6, 2014
1. NEB denies Enbridge application to open Line 9B on Oct. 15th!
2. Google cuts ties with US lobby group that denies climate change
3. Tories set to force through “unconstitutional” online surveillance bill
4. Former dominatrix consults sex workers on outing hypocritical politicians
5. McMaster wants indigenous child taken from family for chemotherapy
6. Inuk throat singer wins 2014 Polaris Prize, brings attention to #MMIW
7. CBSA admits it failed to prevent suicide of Mexican woman in detention

Midway Music: Brown Eyed Warrior by LAL

Article: “Death and despair in Canada’s migrant dungeons” by Harsha Walia for Rabble.ca

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Closing Song: Uja and Umingmak (Live at the 2014 Polaris Music Prize Gala) by Tanya Tagaq

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The Daily GRRR! - October 3rd, 2014 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio

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HEADLINES for October 3rd, 2014
1. BC Court Fees Found to Limit Access to Legal System
2. Retired Judge Rules the Saskatchewan Bench Does Not Get Gladue
3. Halifax Cops Apologize to Union Leader After Bogus Arrest
4. Lucia Vega Jimenez Feared Torture if Deported
5. Border Services Agent Arrested in Child Porn Bust
6. Violent ex-RCMP Finally Pleads Guilty To Assaulting ex-Wife
7. CSIS Evading Accountability On Environmental Protest Spying
8. Logging Blockade Established in in Tseshaht Territory
9. Israeli Military Attack Farmers, Evict Villagers
10. Ferguson Cops Wish to Remain Anonymous
11. Rikers Island Will End Solitary Confinement Youth Prisoners
12. Resist the War Resister Deportation Surge
13. Haudenosaunee Mens Fire #MMIW Highway Blockade This Weekend

Midway Music: The Rebel Spellwith Ten Thousand Years off of thier new album Last Run Check out http://therebelspell.com for info on their upcoming tour!

Interview from the two Row Times with Lester Green of the Haudenosaunee Mens Fire Council on the 2 day blockade to demand action be taken on the 1200+ Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.

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Daily GRRR! Two Row Times Edition Oct 02, 2014

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HEADLINES for October 02, 2014
1. Family releases statement on chemotherapy controversy
2. Men’s Fire donates six truckloads of food to Food Bank
3. Indigenous representatives unanimously reject Bill C-10 at Senate meetings
4. New skate park to be built in Six Nations
5. Justice comes for Marissa Whalen – mom sentenced

Midway Music: Quichua Marka - "Kanada Munani"

Feature: Today we have an interview with Nicole Oliver, Yoga instructor at the Our Sustenance Greenhouse in Six Nations
Interview: Nicole talks to us about her passion for yoga, what drew her to it, and a little about the philosophy behind this now very popular practice

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Daily GRRR International Solidarity News

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HEADLINES for October 1st, 2014
1. Venezuela Meeting a success
2. WCCC public event a success
3. 32CSM Statement in solidarity with Mapuche Struggle
4. Local Community organize to save out of the cold
5. UN Security Council High-Level Meeting on Terrorism

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Ban Tar Sands DilBit from Waterloo Region, and respect the Treaties

One Year after their initial visit to council chambers, The Waterloo Region Coalition Against Line 9 followed up on September 17th with a presentation urging Waterloo region to enact a ban of the transport of tar sands dilbit through the municipality, and to ensure that the region does all it can to honour settler treaty responsibilities to Indigenous nations for all resource and development projects.

For background check: http://noline9wr.ca

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The Daily GRRR! - Tuesday September 30th, 2014

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HEADLINES for September 30th, 2014
1. Canada’s Spy Watchdog Holds Stock In TransCanada Pipelines
2. Canada’s Spies Warn Energy Sector of ⓐ Rising Tide of Resistance
3. Study Shows Fracking in Colorado Fracks-Up Babies
4. Human Caused Climate Disaster is “In the Numbers
5. Line 9 Threats Continue to be Revealed Ahead of Dilbit Flow
6. #LandOverLandings - Airport Expansion a No-Go in Waterloo
7. Suzuki Wants the Right to A Healthy Environment
8. Elephants on the Brink in Central Africa

Midway Music: a little spoken word PSA from Boots Riley and the Movement Generation - here is Brother Earth

Today’s feature is a recording of the presentation delivered by the Waterloo Region Coalition Against Line 9, to the Waterloo Regional Council on September 17th 2014. The group requested the region enact a ban of the transport of tarsands dilbit through the region, and to ensure that the region does all it can to honour settler treaty responsibilities to Indigenous nations for all resource and development projects.
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Closing Piece: Neil Young - Who’s Gonna Stand Up

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The Daily GRRR! - Sept. 29, 2014 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition

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HEADLINES for Sept. 29, 2014
1. Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests escalate to historic proportions
2. Unarmed black man shot by police in Brampton, ON
3. Police admit that they could have prevented Tina Fontaine’s death
4. First Nations invite visitors to their “Museum of Human Rights...Violations”
5. Sagkeeng First Nation celebrates first lesbian wedding!
6. Indigenous communities in Ontario revive traditional wild rice harvest
7. Harper’s new climate PR campaign reads like an Orwell novel

Midway Music: Anishinabe intertribal song by Grassy Narrows youth

Article: “Occupy Central is really a battle over the idea of the city” by Adam Bobbette for the South China Morning Post

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Closing Song: Do You Hear the People Sing? (Chinese version) by Hong Kong’s littlest pro-democracy activist!

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The Daily GRRR! - September 26th, 2014 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio

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HEADLINES for September 26th, 2014
1. Class Action Lawsuit Launched Against London’s “Hell” Jail
2. Ottawa Jail Sued Following Death of Baby Born to Isolated Mother
3. #SchoolsNotPrisons in California
4. >Despite Supreme Court Ruling, Police Still Seeking Online Info Without Warrant
5. Police Number Surge as Crime Rate Plummets
6. SIU To Finally Probe Violent Hamilton Cop
7. Canadian Cops Will Not Confirm or Deny Stingray Use
8. Shoal Lake 39 Womyn’s Group Threatens Direct Action
9. Traffic-Stop Deportations Sparks Call for Sanctuary Province
10. Dozens of Jailed Palestinian Launch Hunger Strike

Midway Music: Ana Tijoux with Shadia Mansour with Somos Sur

Interview from No One is Illegal radio with Amanda Lickers of Reclaim Turtle Island, who recently disrupted a speech by 350.org’s Bill McKibben.

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Cover Image: Ernesto Yerena #SchoolsNotPrisons

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The Daily GRR! Sept. 25, 2014 "Two Row Times edition"

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HEADLINES for September 25, 2014
1. Golf tournament helps build playground
2. Deputy Minister commits province to honour “duty to consult”
3. Time to do something about MMIW
4. First Annual Zombie Race to raise funds for local family
5. Controversy at Cayuga Lake continues
6. Wahta Community Fire vacates protest site

Midway Music: Tanya Tagaq - "Caribou"

Feature: In-depth news about Wahta Community Fire protest
Interview: Lucho Granados Ceja speaks with Ryan DeCaire, a supporter of the Community Fire who tells us why they decided to vacate the protest camp in front of the Administration Building and what they plan to do next.

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Closing Song: "Canção da Terra"

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International Solidarity News Sept. 24th

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HEADLINES for September 24, 2014
1. Despite heavy handed police intimidation, Tent City still running
2. Forum on Gentrification and Nachos a success
3. All Out to Oppose Neo-Liberal
Free Trade and Monopoly Right!
Demand a Self-Reliant Human-Centred
Economy for Canada
4. Together We Can Stop CETA!

- Canadian Maritime and Supply Chain Coalition -

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September 23 2014

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HEADLINES for September 23, 2014
1. Unpaid Academic internships are exploitation.
2. Harper is skipping the UN climate meetings. Would other parties do the same?
3. Prosecutor dropping all charges on marijuana possession.
4. Rockefellers to join the Divest invest movement.
5. Tony Clement is trying to reshape the truth.
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Mayday!!: Flobots

Feature: a Podcast from John Bonnar Audio Blog

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The Kerouacs : Warmth in the evening.

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September 23 2014

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HEADLINES for September 23, 2014
1. Unpaid Academic internships are exploitation.
2. Harper is skipping the UN climate meetings. Would other parties do the same?
3. Prosecutor dropping all charges on marijuana possession.
4. Rockefellers to join the Divest invest movement.
5. Tony Clement is trying to reshape the truth.
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Mayday!!: Flobots

Feature: a Podcast from John Bonnar Audio Blog

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The Kerouacs : Warmth in the evening.

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HEADLINES for September 18, 2014
1. No Vote wins in Scotland
2. Tent City
3. EZLN Demands freedom for POW
4. 32CSM commemorate Alan Ryan
Feature Interview with Peter Fitzsimons on Alan Ryan commemoration

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The Daily GRRR! - September 18, 2014 - “Two Row Times Edition”

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HEADLINES for September 18, 2014
1. Men’s fire to close Hwy #6 in protest for MMIW
2. Six Nations Chiefs Win Mann Cup
3. Local Artist Derek Miller brightens spirits with grassroots efforts
4. Jada’s Journey of hope and healing
5. Atonhetsheriyo Permaculture workshops set to begin on Saturday
6. #AMINEXT? New campaigns highlight struggle for MMIW
7. Prominent Canadians launch new partnership initiative with Indigenous people

Midway Music: Quique Escamilla - "Mascara de Esperanza"

Feature: Breaking News out of Cayuga Lake
Interview: Tom Keefer interviews Jaqueline House

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Closing Song: Super Kong - "Flores Rojas"

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Press Release: Enbridge shows no integrity in Line 9 preparation, Waterloo Regional Council asked to defend region from risks of dilbit in aging, cracked line.

*PRESS RELEASE*

Enbridge shows no integrity in Line 9 preparation, Waterloo Regional Council asked to defend region from risks of dilbit in aging, cracked line.

Wednesday September 17th, 7:00pm - Region of Waterloo building, 150 Frederick St., Kitchener -

Media Contact: Dan Kellar - 519-616-4462

KITCHENER--As the National Energy Board is quietly allowing Enbridge to start operating its controversial Line 9 pipeline, the Waterloo Regional Council is being asked to take measures locally to defend the region from a spill. At this evening’s council meeting, the Waterloo Region Coalition Against Line 9 will present an update on pressing concerns regarding the pipeline, and request that the Council adopt a ban on the transport of diluted bitumen through the region.

Line 9 was approved by the NEB despite widespread opposition and interventions at the hearings, and without even mandating the conditions requested by many parties, including those outlined in a statement from the Waterloo Regional Council. Last week, the NEB began issuing leave-to-open permits for the pipeline, after allowing Enbridge to abandon certain remaining repair work.

Additionally, these permits are being granted despite active legal challenges to the Line 9 project. Chippewas of the Thames First Nation is pursuing an appeal based on the fact that they were not consulted, as is required, in the approval process. Enbridge has also neglected to resolve ongoing issues regarding lack of consultation in other Indigenous communities, including Six Nations. In July, work on the Line 9 project adjacent to the Grand River was stopped by members of the Haudenosaunee Mens Fire and other Indigenous and settler allies.

In speaking to council, Coalition representative Dan Kellar will note that “by allowing Enbridge to simply walk away from their conditions when they are faced with the need to consult, the NEB is continuing to champion environmentally damaging resource projects that perpetuate colonial injustices and ignore our treaty responsibilities.”

While these issues may seem to rest at federal and corporate levels, the Coalition assures that they are pertinent locally, stating that the Region is complicit in these processes, most directly as they occur within the Haldimand Tract (Six Nations territory), if they stand aside.

Numerous other cities and municipalities have taken a stand against the risks posed by Line 9 and the tar sands bitumen and volatile fracked oil it would bring through their communities. Recently, Toronto City Council moved to request that diluted bitumen not be transported through the city. Eight municipalities have called for the province to undertake an environmental assessment, which has not been conducted for the project. Just last week, Montreal mayor and head of the Montreal Metropolitan Community, Denis Coderre, also voiced serious concern about the NEB’s lax process after the leave-to-open was granted while the conditions have not even been met.

Enbridge recently stated that their commitment to safety has not changed, a statement that, the Coalition argues, should be cause for concern. “Their commitment to safety has left in its wake billions of litres of spilled oil, devastated rivers, and shattered communities.” Kellar concluded, “We urge the Waterloo Regional Council to protect the Grand River watershed and to stand in the way of the colonisation wrought through the Line 9 project.”

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The Daily GRRR! - September 17th, 2014 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio

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HEADLINES for September 17th, 2014
1. Prison Suicide Rate 5 Times That of Un-Incarcerated Population
2. Legal Victory for Credit for Pre-Sentencing Abduction
3. Ontario’s Legal System A Complex Mess
4. Mandatory Minimums Leading to Economic Maximums
5. Protecting Farmland For The Future in Ohio
6. Line 9 Granted Leave to Operate as Canada Expands Carbon Footprint
7. Climate Denial Holds Strong Despite Near Consensus
8. Refugees Targeted for Service Cut
9. Mother and 3 Children Deported to Nigeria
10. Celebrating 1 Year of #MigrantStrike Resistance

Midway Music: one of the artists performing at the September 17th These Walls Will Fall demo at the demo in Toronto to commemorate the the continuing resistance after 1 year of the #migrantStrike actions in ontario this isShining Soul with Triumph

Interviewwith Tings from the End Immigration Detention Network. September 17th marks 1 year since the #migrantStrike actions by detained immigrants in Ontario and Quebec. http://endimmigrationdetention.org

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The Daily GRRR! -September 16, 2014 - “Tuesday morning show”

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HEADLINES for September 16, 2014
1. Armed forces manual suggests war crimes by Israel.
2. Israel doesn’t want people to mourn it’s independence.
3. Tory Staffer fired over blog comments on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women.
4. If a B.A is the new High school diploma why is it so expensive!
5. Urban outfitters thinks that massacre is cool.
6. A guaranteed income for All canadians.
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Mayday!!: Flobots

Feature: a Podcast from John Bonnar Audio Blog

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The Kerouacs : Warmth in the evening.

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