Off the hour / Apr. 30, 5-6pm / International Workers Day / Battle against the Keystone XL

Tune in to CKUT 90.3FM for Off the Hour at 5pm!

Featured on today’s show:

You’ll hear from Patrick Bonin about the federal government’s decision to remove the DOT-111 train wagons that exploded in Lac-Megantic last summer.

You’ll also hear the latest from Free Speech Radio News on the battle against the Keystone XL pipeline south of the border. This pipeline, if completed, would carry Tar Sands oil from Alberta to the Gulf Coast of the USA.

Last week, hundreds of people marched in Quebec City with the tenants rights coalition RCLALQ to demand better rent control policy from the new Quebec Liberal government. CKUT’s Susan Fitch was there to bring us a report.

Also, tomorrow is Mayday, International Workers Day. It is a day marked around the world to celebrate struggles for social justice and dignity. CKUT’s Amelie Phillipson brings us a preview of tomorrow’s Anti-Capitalist Mayday, organized by CLAC.

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