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  • Maude Barlow - Boiling Point: Government...
    by Winnipeg Chapter on November 27, 2016 at 2:18 AM
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    Winnipeg, Nov. 24, 2016: Council of Canadians Chair Maude Barlow discusses her latest book, "Boiling Point: Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse, and Canada's Water Crisis" with Paul Moist at McNally Robinson Booksellers.

  • Tell Trudeau to reject the Trans-Pacific...
    by Winnipeg Chapter on November 27, 2016 at 2:17 AM
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    Winnipeg, Nov. 23, 2016: Winnipeggers attended a townhall meeting at the University of Winnipeg about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a multilateral trade agreement that threatens our jobs, our environment and our sovereignty. Hosted by the Canadian Labour Congress, the panel included Hassan Yussuff President, Canadian Labour Congress President, Maude Barlow, National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians and Linda Silas, President of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions. The discussion was moderated by former CUPE National President Paul Moist and introduced by Manitoba Federation of Labour President Kevin Rebeck.

  • Yves Engler: A Propaganda System
    by Winnipeg Chapter on November 27, 2016 at 2:16 AM
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    Winnipeg, Nov. 2, 2016: Author/activist Yves Engler was at the University of Winnipeg to promote his most recent book, "A Propaganda System: How Canada's government, corporations, media and academia sell war and exploitation." Yves has published eight other books: Canada in Africa ? 300 Years of Aid and Exploitation, The Ugly Canadian ? Stephen Harper?s Foreign Policy, Lester Pearson?s Peacekeeping ? The Truth May Hurt, Stop Signs ? Cars and Capitalism on the Road to Economic, Social and Ecological Decay (with Bianca Mugyenyi), The Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy (Shortlisted for the Mavis Gallant Prize for Non Fiction in the Quebec Writers? Federation Literary Awards), Playing Left Wing: From Rink Rat to Student Radical and (with Anthony Fenton) Canada in Haiti: Waging War on The Poor Majority, and Canada and Israel: Building Apartheid. You can read more about Yves Engler at https://yvesengler.com. Engler's Winnipeg session was sponsored by Peace Alliance Winnipeg, Council of Canadians (Winnipeg), Canadian Dimension Magazine and CKUW-FM 95.9 in Winnipeg.

  • Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace 2016
    by Winnipeg Chapter on November 27, 2016 at 2:15 AM
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    Winnipeg, Aug. 6, 2016: Winnipeggers commemorate the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with an annual ritual called Lanterns for Peace.

  • Walk for Peace:Freedom for Palestine Pau...
    by Winnipeg Chapter on November 27, 2016 at 2:14 AM
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    Winnipeg, June 11, 2016: The theme of the 35th annual Walk for Peace was "Freedom for Palestine." The march was sponsored by Peace Alliance Winnipeg and the Winnipeg chapter of the Council of Canadians

  • 13th Annual 7th Generation Walk for Moth...
    by Winnipeg Chapter on November 27, 2016 at 2:12 AM
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    Winnipeg, April 24, 2016 - Born out of the struggle against the forestry industry and its mercury contamination of Grassy Narrows, the 7th Generation Walk marked its 13th year with a march from St. John's Park to Oodena Circle at the Forks.

  • News Conference: How Governments Can Sto...
    by Winnipeg Chapter on November 27, 2016 at 2:08 AM
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    Winnipeg, March 1, 2016: The Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition released its report, "The Energy East Pipeline in Manitoba: Avenues for Government Action Outside the Broken NEB Process." In doing so, it signaled its intention to make the controversial pipeline proposal an election issue in the upcoming April 19, 2016 Manitoba general election.

  • Maude Barlow in Winnipeg for Health Acco...
    by Winnipeg Chapter on January 5, 2015 at 9:43 PM
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    LEARN MORE AND SIGN THE PETITION http://saveourhealthcare.ca The Conservatives are walking away from our public health care system: $36 billion cut to federal health funding over 10 years Longer wait times and hospital closures Privatization of hospitals and seniors? care Greater inequality for people and provinces This Town Hall is a great opportunity to find out what federal cuts to health care mean for our health care services, and what we can do about it! with: Maude Barlow, National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians Paul Moist, National President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Tim Sale - Former Manitoba MLA, Manitoba Minister of Health sign the petition and learn more at http://saveourhealthcare.ca

  • Winnipeggers rally for Shoal Lake 40 - D...
    by Winnipeg Chapter on December 8, 2014 at 11:33 PM
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    ROAD, WATER & OPPORTUNITY for SL40!

    A huge crowd gathered at the Manitoba Legislature in solidarity with Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, acknowledging that our water comes from their community at a deep and unjust cost. While Winnipegers drink clean water on a daily basis, Shoal Lake 40 has been under a boil water advisory for 17 years.

    They have to spend $250 000 annually on bottled water; money that could be spent in more life-giving ways. The situation needs to change and we have an opportunity to create that change. Municipal, provincial, and possibly federal representatives will be meeting with Chief Erwin Redsky right after this rally. Shoal Lake 40 needs road access to the mainland.

    Road access would make 1) a water treatment plant affordable, and 2) economic opportunities possible. Let?s show our elected leaders that this is a relationship that matters to the citizens of Winnipeg. Let?s encourage them to do the right thing!

  • Water, Power and Respect: Jenpeg is Ours...
    by Winnipeg Chapter on November 22, 2014 at 12:56 PM
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    Published on Oct 31, 2014 Pimicikamak discussion: Wednesday, October 29th at 7pm at the HIVE, the University of Winnipeg Elder Jackson Osborne, Pimicikamak Knowledge Keeper

  • Michael Kannon of Idle No More Winnipeg...
    by Winnipeg Chapter on March 5, 2014 at 11:44 PM
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    https://www.facebook.com/IdleNoMoreWinnipeg Michael Kannon speaks on behalf of Idle No More Winnipeg at the Omnibus March Against Stephen Harper

  • Dean Harder, National Farmers Union spea...
    by Winnipeg Chapter on March 5, 2014 at 11:42 PM
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    http://www.nfu.ca/ Dean Harder of the National Farmers Union speaks at the Omnibus March Against Stephen Harper - March 1, 2014


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