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The Oblates ran over a third of all federal Residential Schools. Their historic headquarters is being re-developed. What commemoration aspects can be included?

A presentation from Greg Macdougall to the City of Ottawa committees meeting deliberating on the new Official Plan, October 14 2021. The following text is an elaborated version — also including reference links* — of the written submission sent in advance to the committees. But it was too long to fit into the spoken five-minute slot, […]

Zibi development at sacred site poses questions of responsibility for all who attend events there Article and multimedia by Greg Macdougall — updated August 13, 2020 — license: CC-BY-SA-ND These first two August weekends, the RBC Bluesfest Ottawa drive-in concerts – livestreamed online with #CanadaPerforms, a federal program to support artists during the COVID pandemic […]

The Nuxalk Nation is located in the area of so-called “British Columbia, Canada”, in and around the town of Bella Coola, a 12 hours drive NW from Vancouver. Slts’lani (Banchi Hanuse) is the manager of Nuxalk Radio, a small-transmitter CRTC-license-exempt Native radio station launched on the summer solstice 2014, inspired during the 2012 Idle No […]

An in-depth article I wrote for National Observer, published Sept. 10 for World Suicide Prevention Day. I also recently published a short video of Dr. Roland Chrisjohn discussing his book Dying To Please You: Indigenous Suicide in Contemporary Canada

After leading two walking tours of the Sacred Site at ‘Chaudière Falls’ in Ottawa, it was suggested – and I thought a good idea – to put the information together online: thus this post. It is longer than originally intended, but that is because it is a complex and detailed situation. This is estimated as […]

Presentation/Q&A of Marcelo Sabuc Xalcut, national coordinator of the Highlands Committee of Small-Farmers (CCDA) in Guatemala, building solidarity for circumstances where 21 human rights defenders have been killed this year amidst an escalating political crisis. Full writeup to come… These audio of Marcelo Sabuc, CCDA, from tour of Canada are posted for timeliness with both […]