Off the hour / Apr. 16, 5-6pm / Elections in India / Accessibility / Tar sands pipeline

Tune in to CKUT at 5pm for Off the Hour with the Avalanche!

On today’s program:

We bring you an interview with Feroz Mehdi from Alternatives International, offering some critical reflections on mainstream media reporting on the current general elections in India. The newly elected Prime Minister will be announced on May 16th.

Last year, TransCanada announced their intention to build a 4,500 km pipeline from the tar sands in Alberta to New Brunswick. Ben Powless, an Indigenous activist with Idle No More spoke with CKUT to discuss this issue.

Members of the Montreal group RUTA Montreal and their supporters held a demonstration in downtown Montreal to demand more accessible public transportation.

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