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News 101 does GroundWire: Community Radio News

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Groundwire is a long running Community Radio News program produced by member stations in the National Campus Radio Association. CiTR 101.9 FM produced the April 25th 2016 episode of Groundwire on Unceded Musqueam territory at the University of British Columbia. Headlines were read by Aliz Tennant and Sam Moore, with reporting and features by Emily Blake and Rohit Joseph.

Headlines:

Manitoba elects the provincial Conservatives for the first time in nearly a generation | Michael Welch, CKUW

Coroner announces inquest into death of Andrew Loku #BlackLivesMatter | Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, GroundWire

British Columbia declares public health emergency in response to fentanyl overdoses | Emily Blake, CiTR

Student files complaint against UBC at Human Rights Tribunal for mishandling of sexual assault report | Emily Blake, CiTR

 

Features:

Indigenous activists and allies began an occupation of the Indigenous and Northern Affairs office in Toronto in solidarity with Attawapiskat youth | Omme-Salma Rahemtullah and Carly Forbes, GroundWire

Community members protest against racism by popular Winnipeg radio DJ | Michael Welch, CKUW

Health Care workers discuss the impact of Physician Assisted Suicide in their practices | Rohit Joseph, CiTR

 

Community Radio Report:

Rohit Joseph interviews spoken word coordinator Madeline Taylor on the success of spoken word at CiTR and the formation of new Womens, Indigenous, and Accessibilty focused radio collectives | Rohit Joseph, CiTR