Episodes

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…

Miriam Kohn: Soup Sisters

March 4, 2021

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 Manito…

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

Feb. 25, 2021

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 Assistanc…

Audrey Gordon: History Making MLA

Feb. 18, 2021

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 ma…

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

Feb. 11, 2021

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…

Nadia Thompson: Delving into Black History Month

Feb. 7, 2021

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 epis…

Christie McLeod: Advocating for Climate Change

Feb. 1, 2021

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…

Introducing Humans, On Rights

Feb. 1, 2021

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