Off the Hour / June 10, 5-6pm / Hundreds take to the streets of Montreal against deportations

Tune in to CKUT’s Off the Hour from 5-6pm today for all the best in community news from Montreal and beyond!

Featured on today’s program:

-We’ll go to Tora prison in Egypt, where Khaled Al Qazzaz has been illegally detained since last year’s political upheaval on July 3rd. CKUT’s Amelie Phillipson spoke to his wife, Sarah Attia, who has come back to Canada hoping for find support from the Canadian government to free her husband, who’s a permanent resident here.

-Then, hundreds gathered in Montreal last Saturday in support of migrant and temporary workers in Canada, calling for changes in Canada’s immigration policy. Hailey MacKinnon was there to bring us more.

-But first up, we’ll bring you the latest edition of Groundwire, community radio news from coast to coast to coast. This week’s edition of Groundwire was produced at the National Campus-Community Radio Conference in Victoria.

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