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Access 2000 Coverage on CKCU 93.1

Access 2000 coverage on 93.1 CKCU Radio A week long look at 
Student Activism Every morning this week from 8:05 AM to 8:35 
AM CKCU radio will present Ottawa's most comprehensive look at 
Access 2000, the national student protest which takes place on 
campuses across Canada this week. Daily half hour programs look 
at the specifics of the campaign but also shed light on the broader 
issues that have culminated in an organized national student 

The goal of Access 2000 is to draw national attention to student 
issues, and to encourage governments  to restore social 
programme funding; replace student loans with grants; and reduce 
tuition fees. Supporters of the campaign will gather in a major 
protest on Wednesday February 2 at noon on Parliament Hill.  

Monday:        Access 2000 Analyzed

Tuesday:       Access 2000 and the Role of Unions in Student 

Wednesday:          Corporate Driven Education - is it really 
happening?  Who sits on University Boards of Governors?

Thursday:      Student Stories

Friday:             Post-mortem on Access 2000
Guest speakers include:

Michael Conlon, National Chairperson, Canadian Federation of 
Richard Van Loon, President, Carleton University
Jim Turk, Executive Director, Canadian Association of University 
Sid Ryan, CUPE Ontario President
Erica Shaker, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Norman Riddell, Executive Director of The Canadian Millennium 
Scholarship Foundation
Sam Scott, CUPE Ontario President
Tony Martin, NDP MPP

Contact:  Lucie Hanak, Producer                             
          613-520-2600 x 2285                               

Barry Rueger
CKCU Radio Carleton Inc.
brueger@ccs.carleton.ca      .
517 Unicentre, 1125 Colonel By Drive
Carleton University
Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6
613-520-2600 x 1625 office 613-520-4060 fax

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