Off the Hour / Nov. 28, 5-6pm / South Asian Women Confront Violent Legislation

Tune in to Off the Hour from 5-6pm today for all the best in community news from South Korea to Ferguson!

Featured on today’s program:

-The latest edition of Groundwire, community news from coast to coast to coast! This latest edition was produced on unceded Coast Salish Territories in Vancouver by CITR radio.

-We go to South Korea, where people in the city of Jeju held a vigil for Michael Brown, shot and killed by police in Ferguson in August. Our CKUT news correspondent Andre Goulet will bring us more.

-Finally, we’ll be joined in studio by Jennifer Chew of the South Asian Women’s Community Centre. The SAWCC held a demonstration this week while Canadian Immigration minister Chris Alexander was in Montreal. Chew will talk about the group’s opposition to the Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices bill, which they are saying is racist and sexist.

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