Fri July 15 – #MigrantStrike, Housing Action, Indigenous Food Security, Climate Plan

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July 15 2016 Media Mornings

TODAY’S SHOW Host: Irwin Oostindie @DutchPhoto

0:00 Introduction

02:00 Weather

03:00 Nice France attack from AlJazeera

6:00 Local and international news: Burnaby Housing Activists facing court injunction, RCMP loses court battle for perjury, and many more stories local and international.

17:00 New VP Mike Prence could be the next President after Trump is impeached. And that could really bring Margaret Atwood’s story The Handmaid’s Tale to real life.

21:30 MUSIC: Krazy Baldhead

27:45 Immigration Detainees Go on Hunger Strike to Highlight Canada’s Disturbing Detention Policy  ‪#‎MigrantStrike‬. Lindsay Detention Centre and the Toronto East Detention Centre – Day 4: Around 60 people in two max security jails continue to be on hunger strike. Between Tuesday night and Thursday morning, many of the detainees have been in their cells for all but six hours. This is an attempt to break morale and force the detainees to end the strike. Please support by calling Minister Goodale’s office again, even if you have once already, and signing our petition. At 1230pm MST (2:30pm EST), there’s a picket at Minister Goodale’s office in Regina. Organizer’s are asking people to CALL / EMAIL / TWEET at MINISTER RALPH GOODALE and to ask him to meet the detainees. 613-947-1153 / @RalphGoodale / ralph.goodale@parl.gc.ca and to sign this petition: https://www.change.org/p/no-more-deaths-no-more-detentions

30:30 MUSIC: LOWKEY – My Soul

35:00 Indigenous food security with Suzanne Johnson (Penticton) on the activities undertaken this week by Indigenous delegates to the Gathering of Indigenous Food Sharing as well as the 9th Annual Gathering of the BC Food Systems Network.

44:15 MUSIC: Lido Pimienta – Aqua

47:20 Aiyanas Ormond updates us on the 58 W. Hastings Tent City exposes the everyday crisis of homelessness in Vancouver. “We’re not going home and we’re not giving up.” Background from The Volcano. And make a financial donation to the Vancouver Housing Justice Camp here.

56:20 Burnaby hosts a Saturday afternoon Federal Liberals consultation and 350.org is responding with a Canada Peoples Climate Plan

WEEKEND EXTRA! Upcoming events:

July 16, Saturday afternoon, Lindsey’s 4th Annual Walk & BBQ

July 21, Amanda Strong, New exhibition at GRUNT Gallery

 

 

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