Episodes

Ashley Nemeth: Totally Blind, Entrepreneur,Mother of Three, Wrestling Champion

Jan. 13, 2022

Ashley Nemeth is totally blind. She is a proud mother of three grown children, an entrepreneur, a manager of CNIB programs for Manitoba but it was during her high school years that Ashley discovered that despite her vision l…

Dr. Noralou Roos: Why those in Poverty have the Poorest Health and Highest health care needs.

Dec. 16, 2021

Dr. Noralou Roos is the co-director of the Get Your Benefits! project , which works to help Manitobans identify and access the benefits and programs they are eligible for. Dr. Roos is also the founding co-director for the Ma…

Mike Payne: How the Team at Nine Circles Provide Knowledge, Resources and Expertise to Reduce HIV Transmission

Dec. 9, 2021

The best way to protect yourself and others from HIV transmission is to be informed about prevention methods. For most people, taking PrEP ( PrEP stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis) is the best way to reduce the risk of HIV…

Micaela Crighton & Leah Wilson: Institute for International Women's Rights Manitoba

Nov. 26, 2021

Micaela Crighton (She/They) and Leah Wilson (They/Them) are the Co-Chairs of Advocacy for the Institute for International Women's Rights -Manitoba and the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence. They both discover…

Dr. Elizabeth Sellers

Nov. 18, 2021

Elizabeth Sellers is a paediatric endocrinologist and Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba. She is also a Clinician Scientist, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba. As a …

James Kornelson: How Do You Define Hunger?

Oct. 21, 2021

James Kornelson is the Public Engagement Manager at Canadian Foodgrains Bank. He is passionately involved in the production of education and advocacy resources on global hunger, recently aimed at mobilizing Canadians to advo…

Ayn Wilcox: Klinic Community Health

Oct. 7, 2021

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 Di…

Is World Peace Possible? with Dr. Charlotte Enns

Sept. 23, 2021

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 oth…

Aly Raposo: Understanding why Suicidal Ideation does not Discriminate

Sept. 8, 2021

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…

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

Aug. 26, 2021

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 photog…

World Youth Day / Just TV

Aug. 14, 2021

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…

A Conversation on Community Activism with Lindy Guma

July 21, 2021

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…

Manitoba Harvest, a Conversation with Keren Taylor-Hughes

July 8, 2021

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Lloyd Axworthy

June 16, 2021

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 W…

Bill Campbell: Keystone Agricultural Producers

June 8, 2021

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 safel…

Liz Wilson: Building a Community of Environmental Stewardship

May 17, 2021

"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 impor…

Dilly Knoll: How Families Build a Community

May 7, 2021

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 …

Michael Barkman: Canadian Community Economic Development Network

April 22, 2021

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 col…

Allen Sutherland: Understanding Canada's Indigenous Peoples

April 17, 2021

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 opportunitie…

M.J. Willard: Peaceful Protest and Raging Granny

April 8, 2021

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. She talks about why peaceful protest and educa…

Lucille Bruce: President & CEO of End Homelessness Winnipeg

April 1, 2021

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 Ind…

Michelle Falk: The Manitoba Association for Rights & Liberties

March 25, 2021

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

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

March 18, 2021

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…

Madeline Stanley: The International Institute of Sustainable Development

March 11, 2021

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 pa…