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 GroundWire Community Radio News 
 Boat Harbour to Sue over Toxins | National Protests Condemn Minister Kenney's Policies | St.Lawrence Oil Spill Clean up Rushed
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-National Day of Action Against Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney
-Pictou Landing Toxic Dumping Update: Boat Harbour First Nations will sue
- Manitoba Metis Land Claim: Latest Court Update
- An RCMP investigation into a hate crime in the town of Lake Cowichan, BC, is fatally flawed.
-Canada's first pharmacy for women closes its doors

With a focus this week on Indigenous Perspectives and First Nations Resistance
Questions about quickie clean up efforts remain, following an oil spill from a Canada Steamship Lines vessel into the St.Lawrence, on July 12th. Stuart Myiow from Kahnawake wants an investigation into who opened the locks up before the clean up was completed- and the possibility that clean up efforts were rushed to accommodate the economic realities of shipping during a port workers strike.(Natalia Evdokimova, CKUT, Montreal)
Losing Ground: The Struggle for Teztan Biny/Fish Lake: Part 2 Prosperity Mine is one of the most controversial mines in Canada today and is under review: Last April, two journalists travelled to Williams Lake and a remote Tsilhqot'in community in the Nemiah Valley to record the communities' response to Prosperity Mine, in a tide of environmental and economic crisis (Tamara Herman and Susi Porter-Bopp)
Ms Wesley-Esquimaxu discusses her own family’s experience with residential schools. Ms Wesley-Esquimaux is an assistant professor of Aboriginal Studies at the University of Toronto (An Exclusive Interview provided to GroundWIre from Vocieprint's Contact Program)

Community Radio Report
Community Radio Gets Cash: CRTC new policy marks more than $750,000 for the Community Radio Fund of Canada to help support stations. GroundWire spoke with the the three groups representing community radio in Canada: The National Campus and Community Radio Association, Association des radiodiffuseurs Communautaires du Quebec (ARCQ) and Alliance des Radios Communautaires du Canada (ARCC).
**This week GroundWire Community Radio News was produced at CKUT in Montreal**

Hosts: Laurène Sénéchal, Joel Barde
Headline producers: Omme Rahemtullah and Anabel Khoo (CHRY, Toronto), David Parker (CKDU, Halifax), Frieda Werden (CJSF, Brunaby), Catherine Fisher (CJLY, Nelson)

Music by CKUT's own Andrea-Jane Cornell

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