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Raewyn Connell, an Australian academic who specializes in social constructions of masculinity, brought her wealth of knowledge to Canada to talk about the state of gender equity. — (video interview embedded at the bottom of this article, or on youtube here) — As one of four speakers on the “Breaking Barriers” plenary at last month’s […]

An article (along w/ podcast & 10 videos) profiling the Multimedia & Multiculturalism Initiative, and it’s Ottawa launch event. The project deals with the problem of misrepresentation in the media through different activities and programs that engage youth and connect different organizations and institutions. This article was published in a slightly revised version on rabble.ca. […]

Inuit throat-singer Tanya Tagaq on the Breaking Cycles plenary on the first full day of the international Women’s Worlds 2011 conference in Ottawa, July 2011.

Her latest album, “At Last” with producer MoSS, was nominated for a Juno and has made the long-list for the 2011 Polaris Prize. She’s performing in Ottawa this coming Thursday July 7th as part of the international Women’s Worlds 2011 conference www.womensworlds.ca See my article from apt613.ca – “Eternia one of many strong voices at […]

Hundreds march in Ottawa to oppose the Conservative Party national convention and Prime Minister Harper’s keynote speech, his first major address since gaining a majority government. The call to rally was to “make clear to the Conservative Party that we will not sit idly by while they attack our communities.”

May 27 2011, Ottawa – An interview with the General Secretary of UNI Global Union, Philip Jennings, on the broader context of the negotiations and possible strike between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW).