This edition of GroundWire was produced on unceded Algonquin territory at CHUO in Ottawa by Rachel Swatek.

Headlines: Toronto City Council voted and approved implementation steps to insure accessible survices to people who don't have full immigration status. | Amélie Phillipson CKUT

Thousands are reported homeless after a village near Barrick Gold's Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea was burned. | Amélie Phillipson CKUT

The government of British Columbia asked the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency to substitute a federal environmental review of a contentious mining proposal in the Monashee mountain range with a single provincial review. | Catherine Fisher CJLY

A report on opposition to the Northern Gateway Pipeline, approved with 209 conditions by the federal government on June 17,2014. | Catherine Fisher CJLY and Gunargie O'Sullivan CFRO


Sex workers and advocates are speaking out against Bill C-36, the government's proposed new sex-work legislation. | Amélie Phillipson

GroundWire kicked off a summer celebrating Pride celebrations across Canada in Kingston Ontario | Brenna Owen CFRC

Community Radio Report:

Nuxalk Radio 91.1 FM launched in Bella Coola, BC on June 21, to broadcast and promote the Nuxalk language. Rachel Swatek sat down with Banshie Hanuse from the brand new station.| Rachel Swatek NCRA

Hosted by: Benjamin Miller CHUO and Rachel Swatek NCRA. Music by: The Shing Shing Regime, Clean Kuts Originalz. We also Thank: Carly Forbes, Olivier Charbonneau, Joel Ladouceur and Erin Flynn.

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