Off the Hour / Oct. 3, 2014 5 - 6 pm / Kanahus Freedom

Tune in to Off the Hour at 5pm!

Featured on today’s program: -First up, we’ll hear an interview with Kanahus Freedom, an indigenous activist and land defender from the Secwepemc nation deeply involved with the Yuct Ne Senxiymetkwe Camp, set up in August in response to the massive colonial mining disaster of Imperial metals on Mount Polley.

-Then we’ll hear speeches and sounds from a rally in solidarity with the Umbrella Revolution protests in Hong Kong, held at McGill University on Wednesday. Thousands of people have occupied the centre of Hong Kong in protest since September 22nd in response to skyrocketing poverty, and for more local democracy.

-Plus, a preview of an Arab Feminist Perspectives Book Launch that takes place Saturday evening in Montreal at the Concordia Community Solidarity Co-op Bookstore. The book is Fami – Arab Feminist Reflections on Identity, Space and Resistance. Coeditor Ghadeer Malek tells us more out of Toronto.

Photo by Hera Chan

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