Episodes

October 07, 2021

Ayn Wilcox: Klinic Community Health

Ayn Wilcox is the Executive Director of Klinic Community Health. In this conversation she connects the dots between her life learning at the Manitoba Agriculture Museum in Austin Manitoba and her current role as Executive Dir...

September 23, 2021

Is World Peace Possible? with Dr. Charlotte Enns

Is World Peace possible? My guest on this episode thinks so. Dr. Charlotte Enns, the Director of the Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice believes if you can listen to other peoples stories, if you can understand othe...

September 08, 2021

Aly Raposo

According to Crisis Services Canada for every suicide death there are an estimated 20-25 attempts. An average of 275 people attempt suicide in Canada everyday. Aly Raposo had suicidal ideation, When you look at the number of ...

August 26, 2021

Why We Need to Talk About the Discovery of Unmarked Grave Sites at Residential Schools with Raymond Frogner

The head archivist at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation has an enormous and important task. Raymond Frogner and his team have to take 4 million documents, 7000 interview statements, tens of thousands of photogr...

August 14, 2021

World Youth Day / Just TV

Just TV is considered one of the most accredited and successful programs run out of The Broadway Neighbourhood Centre in Winnipeg. Just TV has now been a success for over a decade, providing youth multitudes of opportunities ...

July 21, 2021

A Conversation on Community Activism with Lindy Guma

Lindy (Lindelwa) Guma was born in a small town in South Africa. Today she lives in Winnipeg. As a Black child growing up she played with White, Coloured, East Indian children. But when school started, she was forced to go to ...

July 08, 2021

Manitoba Harvest, a Conversation with Keren Taylor-Hughes

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June 16, 2021

Lloyd Axworthy

Canadian politician, elder statesman, academic and Pipe Carrier in the Anishinaabe Nation. The Honourable Lloyd Axworthy is proof that a local kid can reach international heights. From humble beginnings in the north end of Wi...

June 08, 2021

Bill Campbell: Keystone Agricultural Producers

Bill Campbell, the current President of the Keystone Agricultural Producers, is a 4th generation agriculture entrepeneur. If Food Safety is an isssue, Bill Campbell is a strong beleiver in how Manitoba Ag Producers are safely...

May 17, 2021

Liz Wilson - Building a Community of Environmental Stewardship

"We are fighting climate change and building a community of environmental stewardship." That according to Liz Wilson, the President & CEO of Fort Whyte Alive is what drives her and her teams vision when asked about the import...

May 07, 2021

Dilly Knoll: How Families Build a Community

Dilly Knoll is from a family of 16. So it is not surprising that the Executive Director of the Andrews Street Family Centre understands the meaning of family. But in this episode of Humans, on Rights, Dilly Knoll shares the d...

April 22, 2021

Michael Barkman: Canadian Community Economic Development Network

Michael Barkman is a life-long Winnipegger and Manitoban, with a deep affection for the lands and water of Treaty 1 and 3 Territory. Michael cares deeply about social, economic, and environmental justice, and believes in coll...

April 17, 2021

Allen Sutherland: Understanding Canada's Indigenous Peoples

Knowledge Keeper Allen Sutherland talks about how to understand Canada's Indigenous Peoples though shared history between Indigenous peoples and European settlers. It is a story of cultural disruption and missed opportunities...

April 08, 2021

M.J. Willard: Peaceful Protest and Raging Granny

M J Willard is a social activist who is a grandmother, but doesn't have grandchildren. She dresses up in clothes that mock stereotypes of older women and sing songs at protests. Yes, M J Willard is a Raging Granny. She talks ...

April 01, 2021

Lucille Bruce: President & CEO of End Homelessness Winnipeg

When a female Indigenous leader has a dream, it is so real that it defines the trusted narrative of her life's journey. Lucille Bruce, the President & CEO of End Homelessness Winnipeg shares her vision about how, through Indi...

March 25, 2021

Michelle Falk: The Manitoba Association for Rights & Liberties

Michelle Falk has deep roots in Manitoba. But they are roots with two very different cultures. Riased on Treaty One territory in a Mennonite and Franco Manitoban family, Michelle's journey of discovery took her from Lorrette,...

March 18, 2021

Michelle Jean-Paul: Founder of the Educators of Colour Network

Why a passionate educational leader, who was the Founder of the Educators of Colour Network, says that while school staff were once comfortable talking about diversity, multiculturalism and equity, in recent months, has seen ...

March 11, 2021

Madeline Stanley: The International Institute of Sustainable Development

3%. Of all the water on earth, just 3% is freshwater. Madeline Stanley is a Project Officer with the International Institute of Sustainable Development and she is pursuing her Ph.D. at the University of Manitoba doing her par...

March 04, 2021

Miriam Kohn: Soup Sisters

Soup Sisters Winnipeg is an organization run by 3 local entrepreneurial women, Miriam, Harriet and Sandy, who make soup, or as Soup Sisters refers to it a "Hug in a Bowl" to support Willow Place. Willow Place supports Manitob...

February 25, 2021

John Myers: Medical Assistance in Dying and Bill C-7

John A. Myers is a recipient of the prestigious Law Society's Richard J. Scott Award. Having appeared before all levels of the Judicial Courts including the Supreme Court of Canada, John shares his views on Medical Assistance...

February 18, 2021

Audrey Gordon: History Making MLA

The Honourable Audrey Gordon has made history not once, but twice in Manitoba. In 2019, she was one of the trios of new MLAs who have become the first Black candidates elected to the Manitoba Legislature. And in 2021, she mad...

February 11, 2021

Markus Chambers: On Racism, Giving Back to the Community, and Black History Manitoba

On October 24, 2018 Councillor Markus Chambers becomes the first black man to be elected to Winnipeg City Hall. In his current capacity as Deputy Mayor and Chairperson of the Winnipeg Police Board, Councillor Chambers shares ...

February 07, 2021

Nadia Thompson: Delving into Black History Month

February is known as Black History Month. It is also known as the shortest month of the year. Why is one of this country's most racially marginalized peoples given the shortest of the 12 months to celebrate? In today's episo...

February 01, 2021

Christie McLeod: Advocating for Climate Change

Stuart talks with an emerging human rights activist who is the Founder of the Human Rights Hub Winnipeg. Christie McLeod is currently an articling student at Miller Thompson, a policy advisor at Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation ...