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As part of the “Let’s Talk about Mental Health” conference being held at the University of Ottawa on the weekend of March 9-10 (full conference details & schedule follow workshop description) UPDATE Here are the notes from the workshop —- Workshop Description: The Icarus Project: radical peer-based mental wellness organizing Facilitated by Melissa, Anna and […]

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So what do people talk about when they meet for six consecutive weeks to discuss media issues? Such were the circumstances that brought together a group of people for the Interdependent Media course. The class topics were the Theory and Power of Media; Race and Gender in Media; Corporate Media; Alternative Media; and Media-Making. ISSUES […]

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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 […]

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Environmental Justice: working together for transformative change by Greg Macdougall Dec 28, 2008 – published on linchpin.ca and in the Linchpin newspaper When we talk about the moral and ethical implications of climate change it sounds like something that could put you to sleep. “Morals”. “Ethics”. A response might be, “stop lecturing me” or “don’t […]

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From the organizers of the Unschooling Oppression conference (November 2007, Ottawa): This is what was brainstormed by the breakout groups and written on the board during the conference’s concluding caucus (problems and proposed solutions). We don’t need to use any or all of it, but it is useful in helping to refresh our memories and […]

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Healthy Roots was a community building conference in the fall of 2003 at the University of Guelph … offering an opportunity for dialogue and learning on community issues.  Specific topics covered: Anti-poverty organizing – Community Gardening – Media – The Native experience – Building Communities – Urban Sprawl. —- Notes by Greg Macdougall —-   […]

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