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Ottawa City Council approves rezoning of sacred Algonquin site near Parliament – Development of islands seen as “offence to the spirit of the land” by Greg Macdougall | Oct 10th, 2014 | RicochetMedia.ca Ottawa City Council has approved a rezoning application for private and commercial development on two islands at the Chaudière Falls, about a […]

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Joseph describes the context and leadup to the foreign kidnapping (by US military, with aid of Canadian and French forces) of Haitian President Aristide in 2004, and talks about the situation in Haiti since that time. He was in Gatineau/Ottawa to accept the Canadian Apology to Haiti – www.ApologyToHaiti.ca – as part of a Canadian […]

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Algonquin Elder Albert Dumont (South Wind) was interviewed by Judith Matheson on 12 February 2014 about the spiritual importance of the Chaudière Falls (in Ottawa/Gatineau). What resulted is a dynamic and compelling conversation between two Elders about Spirituality, Responsibility, and the crucial importance for humans to stay connected to each other and to Nature. Deep […]

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By: Greg Macdougall Niigaan: In Conversation is a grassroots project that brings Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples together for dialogue and discussion through workshops and symposiums. The most recent Niigaan event was the Odawa Community Talk-Show on Sept 15. The name Niigaan is an Anishinaabemowin word that the organizers chose to represent the themes of “at […]

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Come and view this film documenting the early history of the Mental Patients Association in Vancouver, and engage with a panel discussion including the film’s producers as well as local mental health activists. FREE ADMISSION — ALL WELCOME Wed Oct 16, 7pm at the Bronson Centre, room 215 211 Bronson Ave – http://goo.gl/maps/K3jgm Thurs Oct […]

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Saturday June 15 at Jack Purcell Community Centre. Web page: smallpressbookfair.blogspot.ca. To see the full photo album from the fair, please click here. Photos credit: Greg Macdougall, EquitableEducation.ca        

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A video and accompanying article explaining the positions of sex worker rights’ organizations and allies in advocating for the safety and human rights of sex workers in Canada, specifically in regards to the Bedford case being heard at the Supreme Court. Nine minute video from June 8 Ottawa Community Teach-In, featuring speakers Leslie Robertson (Galldin […]

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A series of seven short videos featuring Albert “South Wind” Dumont. Filmed at Singing Pebble Books on 16 March 2013. (Read Albert’s blog post about the event here).   Old Joe – Childhood memory “Old Joe was born without the ability to speak but still his prayers were heard with great beauty and eloquence.”   […]

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