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Greetings of the solstice, I’ve put together a summary of some of what I’ve been working on this year*. If you’re interested to read through it but not right now, please bookmark or otherwise do something as a reminder. Also please consider sharing this with peoples you know, if you think there’s something here that […]

Recording of November 15, 2019 event hosted by MiningWatch Canada and Octopus Books.

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 […]

Powershift 2019: Young and Rising takes place February 14-18. With environmental and climate problems increasing, it’s good to look back and see what knowledge can still be applied and lessons learned as effective action on climate change becomes increasingly more vital. Below are three videos from each of the two previous national Powershift Canada youth […]

by Greg Macdougall, EquitableEducation.ca * A 4-page PDF of this article is available for print distribution (also a 11″x17″ version) *   With Brazil’s new president Jair Bolsonaro now in office, and his promised far-right fascism beginning to take form, international solidarity will be vital for Brazilian people and social movements. Brazil is the largest […]

AUDIOS of mayoral candidate Clive Doucet and of Chief Harry St. Denis. VIDEOS of Carleton PhD student Kanatase Horn and of Algonquin Anishinabekwe and grandmother Verna McGregor. *Note that ‘the views expressed in these recordings are those of the speakers themselves’ and are independent of each other and of this website. scroll down to listen […]

Includes: 3min VIDEO | ARTICLE with PDF | WEB LINKS | 93min VIDEO/PLAYLIST of speakers & music — Community efforts to protect the Chaudiere Falls site in Ottawa from the “Zibi” condo plans of Windmill Development Group, just upriver from Canada’s Parliament Buildings. This historic sacred / cultural site on the Ottawa River (Kichi Zibi) […]

A half-hour interview with Idil, board chair of Across Boundaries mental health centre in Toronto, on race and mental health issues within the contexts of killings by police, incarceration, and mental health diagnosis and treatment. Main topics covered: Introduction to sanism, Anti-Black racism, and anti-Black sanism; Circumstances of Abdirahman Abdi’s death at the hands of […]