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Headlines by Olivia Bako, CKUT
-“Education for All” will hold a demonstration this week in Montreal to demand safe and secure access to education for children without immigration status, just days before school sets to open;
-Toronto Police Constable James Forcillo has been charged with the second-degree murder in the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim;
-Two Canadians were arrested in the midst of unrest in Egypt last Friday;
-The Thunderchild First Nation administration has launched an injunction against band members protesting oil exploration on ceremonial land.
Community Radio Report, by Katherine Garven, CKUT
-30th anniversary of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters.
-At a Immigration Detention Centre protest in Laval, Quebec, a gate was torn down and a group of protesters breached the perimeter; report by Aaron Lakoff, CKUT
-Report on the Reconciliation Framework Agreements from the territory of the Secwepemc Peoples located on unceeded land in British Columbia; report by Chris Albanati, CFBX
-Petition to the Bank of Canada demanding more women on Canadian currency; report by Ed von Aderkas, CHRW
-Secwepemc artist Capital G GEO, title "Beautiful BC"