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This edition was produced by Erin Hudson at CKUT in Montreal Quebec.

Headlines:
The national movement Idle No More is sweeping across the country
Changes to Canada’s oldest legislation, the Navigable Waters Protection Act, and implications
The Egyptian government clears Mohammed Mahjoub of all terrorism-related charges
Ontario teachers begin a walk-out campaign against Bill 115 and some students are staging demonstrations of their own
A week of action against Ontario’s cuts to the Community Start-Up and Maintenance Benefits occurs
Changes to immigration law mean couples of two years or less must stay together for two years to gain residency if sponsoring a spouse, concerns raised by lawyers and outreach workers
The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation’s demand for courts to review the consultation process undertaken by Shell Oil on the expansion of the Jackpine Mine project is rejected
Public spectators will have to watch from 3km away when the hearings on Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline come to Victoria BC
Canadian law students develop a new app on Canadians’ rights when interacting with police

Features:
An interview with Chief Theresa Spence on December 11, the first day of her hunger strike – Maggie Padlewska One Year One World project
The polluter pays principal is upheld in a Newfoundland and Labrador court case but the province’s tax payers still end up footing the bill – Erin Hudson CKUT
The impact of cuts to migrant workers access to special benefits under the Employment Insurance program – Erin Hudson CKUT
Mandy Hiscocks, an activist arrested for her involvement in resisting the 2010 Toronto G20 meeting, talks about an application she is filing before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal – Carly Forbes CFRU
Community Radio Report:
NCRA updates
Montreal station CJLO has been chosen to take part in the University of Minnesota’s station, Radio K’s Foreign Trade music exchange
CFRC Queen’s University Radio’s business manager Ayanda Mngoma is back in his position
A look at the National Campus Community Radio Association’s newest member station in Nova Scotia, QCCR – Erin Hudson CKUT

Music by Montreal-based band Ought

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