Category Archives: Newsroom

Posts from the CKMS news program and associated news sites.

Community Media Workshop: How to Do an Interview

Want to build your skills in community media creation? Then this is the workshop for you! Come learn about how to conduct an interview–how to approach subjects, ask good questions, work with the material you get, and more! Scott Neigh of Talking Radical Radio will share knowledge from his years of making podcasts featuring interviews about important community issues.

The workshop will be held this Tuesday, July 26 from 1-3pm at the Kitchener Public Library* Central Branch in Meeting Room A, which is in the basement. It’s free to attend!

All levels of experience (including if you’ve never done any media before) are welcome!

*Please note that this event is not sponsored by the KPL.

Dates:
Tue, 07/26/2016 – 13:00 to 15:00

From:: Grand River Community News

Weekly News Roundup–July 8

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Trading the Public Sector for the Private

The former Mayor of Waterloo, Brenda Halloran, who served from 2006 to 2014, is the new Chair of the Board for Startup Canada. Startup Canada is a national organization, founded in 2012, and is dedicated to spreading the entrepreneurial spirit using online platforms, cross-sector initiatives, and by creating grassroots startup communities. As Chair, Halloran will be taking up a lobbying role, whereby she’ll connect startups with mentors, financial resources, and even potential customers, while promoting the organization’s …read more

From:: News From Grand River Media Collective

Waterloo Regional Police: To Serve and Protect Abusers

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In this segment of KW Radio Basics, our host discusses the strange case where WRPS continuously ignores the complaints of a woman who is being stalked by her physically abusive ex, yet has no problems waking said woman up at 1:15 am to harrass said woman on behalf of her abuser. The interesting thing about said abuser is that his sister works for CAS and is an auxillary officer with the WRPS. Coincidence? Our host thinks not!!!!!

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Interview with IRPWA member Brian Murphy on recent assault by Canadian Ambassador

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This week on KW Radio Basics we talk to Brian Murphy of the IRPWA about the recent assault on his person by the Canadian Ambassador as well as a bit about his family background, the state of affairs today in Ireland and the Craigavon Two

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From:: Daily GRRR

Honduras, Canada’s free trade, and assassinating the opposition

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This episode is an Interview with Raul Burbano of Common Frontiers on the group’s role in researching and exposing Canada’s ongoing role in supporting the post-coup governments in Honduras, including the horrific situation faced by Indigenous people and others opposed to the government’s environmental, economic, and social policies.

Raul discusses the ongoing resistance of people in Honduras, including many Indigenous communities to the corrupt post-coup governments despite being violently repressed, including the March 2016 targeted assassinations of Berta Cáceras and Nelson Noé García Laínez from the Civic Council of Popular …read more

From:: Daily GRRR

Article: Enbridge and the National Energy Board Push To Open Line 9 Ahead of Legal Challenge by Indigenous Community

Ahead of the June 16th court date for the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, Rachel Avery and Dan Kellar of the Grand River Media Collective have written an article for the Media Coop discussing the federal appeal, constitutional responsibilities, third party consultation, as well as the ongoing risks associated with the Line 9 pipeline reversal project.

To read the article, click the following link:

http://toronto.mediacoop.ca/story/enbridge-and-national-energy-board-pus…

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From:: Daily GRRR