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#iAMvol7: Make the Global Goals Famous

In All Posts, Education, Politics by Christie McLeod0 Comments

#iAMvol7: Make the Global Goals Famous By: Stephanie Scott As a recent graduate in the international development field I am so pleased to be currently involved as a volunteer editorial board member for iAM. iAM, which stands for Ideas Actions Movements, is a multi-media e-magazine published by the Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC) that promotes an increased awareness and understanding of …

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Have you heard of John Prendergast?

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You may not know his name, but you’ve likely heard about one or more of the many projects he’s played a pivotal role in. (Read a more extensive bio here!) Our Executive Director had the opportunity to attend a talk by John at the University of Winnipeg earlier this fall, in which he led the 50 people in attendance through …

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MARL Moments: MARL Human Rights Ethics Bowl

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On Wednesday, December 16, 6 teams from Winnipeg area high schools gathered at the University of Manitoba’s University College to compete in a series of debates on human rights. The participating schools were, as follows: College Pierre Elliot Trudeau Kildonan East Lord Selkirk Springfield Collegiate Miles Mac Churchill Collegiate The day was marked by a heavy snowfall, so we were …

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Two for Trudeau: Manitoba Association for Rights & Liberties

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What are the top two human rights issues that Justin Trudeau needs to address? TWO LIBERAL PLATFORM WISHES? MAKE THAT THREE. I found it virtually impossible to select only two of the platform promises that the Liberal party should address immediately. It was because of the question that I asked myself,”Which Liberal campaign promises would alleviate the most pressing human …

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Two for Trudeau: Institute for International Women’s Rights Manitoba

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What are the top two human rights issues that Justin Trudeau needs to address? For me, the two human rights issues that the new Trudeau government needs to address would be the pervasive and continuing violence against women in Canada, particularly those involving Indigenous women and girls, and secondly the need to address access to clean drinking water for many …

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Two for Trudeau: Global College

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What are the top two human rights issues that Justin Trudeau needs to address? Pick the two top fundamental human rights issues the new Trudeau government should address? Yikes! Actually, a domestic choice is easy. There is no greater stain on the history of Canada than the way indigenous people have been treated over the centuries. There is no greater …

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Two for Trudeau: Council of Canadians

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What are the top two human rights issues that Justin Trudeau needs to address? Council of Canadians – Winnipeg Chapter is engaged on many social justice issues through our members’ collaboration with other groups. Peace efforts, election reform, refugee support, trade justice, climate change, water protection, living wage – these are some of the issues that the new prime minister …

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Winnipeg’s Local Inclusion Summit #OURSUMMITWPG

In All Posts, Citizenship, Politics by Christie McLeod0 Comments

On September 17th and 18th, 2015, Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman will be hosting the “Mayors National Summit on Racial Inclusion”. This is a good idea. Earlier this year, Macleans magazine wrote an article “Welcome to Winnipeg, where Canada’s racism problem is at its worst”. This article was written based on the experience that Indigenous people in this city face. The …