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Let’s Talk About It: Mental Health Resources

In All Posts, Health by Skylar SmallacombeLeave a Comment

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being, and relates to how we think, how we react to situations, how we interact socially, and how we make choices. As our mental health as adults can be impacted by events that happened to us when we were younger, it’s important to educate our youth about mental health and the importance of talking about these issues.   Let’s Talk About It Stigma relating to mental health can be separated into two …

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10 Local Human Rights Books to Read in 2019

In All Posts, Education by Callum Goulet-KilgourLeave a Comment

Looking for books to add to your 2019 reading lists? These 10 Manitoba-focused human rights books encompass many broad themes such as immigration, healthcare, labour, and veterans. Winnipeg General Strike Centenary Magnificent Fight by Dennis Lewycky – Fernwood Publishing, Forthcoming April 2019 As we approach the 100th anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike, Magnificent Fight provides a thorough historical account of the biggest and longest general strike in Canadian history. Economic, social, and political factors are analyzed as Lewycky recreates this …

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Wet’suwet’en Pipeline Conflict – Consent? Rule of Law?

In All Posts, Indigenous, Politics by Emelia FournierLeave a Comment

On January 7, the RCMP arrested 14 people at the Gidimt’en camp in Northern BC. The RCMP was acting on a court injunction granting Coastal GasLink workers access to a road and bridge to continue the construction of a pipeline central to the $40-billion LNG project run by TransCanada Corp (now known as TC Energy). The recent Wet’suwet’en pipeline conflict emerged as members of the Wet’suwet’en community prevented Coastal GasLink workers from passing through this area, citing the lack of …

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10 Winnipeg Businesses That Give Back to Help Others

In All Posts, Poverty, Uncategorized by Reid Kotschorek

While Winnipeg is known to be a generous city and socially conscious hub with countless non-profit organizations doing amazing work, the role of businesses in the development of human rights in our city is often overlooked. We’ve put together a list of ten local businesses looking beyond profit to promote a better future. 1. Parlour Coffee’s Partnership with Main Street Project For most of 2018, Parlour partnered with Main Street Project. After the central coffee shop was shook by a …