Off the hour / Feb. 4, 5-6pm / Demonstration in Saint-Henri / Leila Bedeir on Islamic feminism

Tune in today to CKUT from 5 to 6pm and listen to Off the Hour

Featured on today’s program:

  • A demonstration was held in the neighborhood of St-Henri on Saturday to demand the construction of 50 thousand more units of social housing in response to increasing condo construction and gentrification across the island of Montreal.

  • Excerpts from a talk by Leila Bedeir on Islamic feminism and the Quebec Values Charter. Bedeir is an activist and active member of the Federation des Femmes du Quebec. She is a founding member of the Collective des féministes musulmanes du Québec and teaches Humanities and Women’s Studies at Vanier College.

  • A report on Deepan Budlakoti, an Ottawa-born man and Canadian citizen who is currently facing deportation to India, a country where he has never lived. Budlakoti was in Montreal recently as part of a national speaking tour.

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