Category Archives: CFRC

May Day 2017!

Facebook event On May 1st we celebrate May Day – also known as International Workers’ Day – an international anti-capitalist holiday. May 1st 1886 marked the beginning of a three-day general strike to demand an eight-hour work day and improved … Continue reading

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Saskatchewan Pen Riot Interview

Last week, CFRC Prison Radio aired an interview that tells the inside story of the riot on December 14, 2016 that “completely destroyed” the medium security unit at Saskatchewan Penitentiary and resulted in the stabbing death of Jason Leonard Bird and several … Continue reading

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Remembering Peter Collins

Peter Collins, artist, activist, dear friend and brother, passed away August 13, 2015. He is remembered for his work for justice, his creativity, his sense of humour, his kind heart and his unwavering integrity. Join us at a gathering in … Continue reading

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Full Article: Address to Market Square

An excerpt of this statement was originally published in our newsletter Over the Wall, Issue 2 (Fall 2014). You can also listen to the original audio recording here. It’s safe to assume that other people have given a lengthy and detailed … Continue reading

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PJD 2014 Audio

Thanks to everyone who contributed to and participated in marking this year’s Prisoners Justice Day in Kingston. To listen to the full CFRC 101.9fm broadcast, you can access the archives here. Here is a rundown of what is available: August … Continue reading

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