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Activist toolkit weekly roundup: Tools from past activists

| January 28, 2013

As Chief Theresa Spence ends her six-week hunger strike, it's apparent that activists' actions can make a far-reaching impression. This week at the toolkit, we're reflecting on past activists who captured the public's attention in their bids for change, learning a few strategies to make our voices heard, and keeping in the loop about labour laws.

Weekly roundup

Learn about how the Canadian Radio League successfully lobbied for a public broadcaster in Canada.           

Senator Jacques Hébert's hunger strike was conducted in 1986 in an attempt to save Katimavik.

Check out this guide for practical tips you can use when lobbying your MP on an issue.

Find out about the threat of Internet censorship, and then check out this guide on bypassing censorship from the University of Toronto's Citizen Lab.

Environmental activists stage tree sits to peacefully resist logging.

Keep in the loop about the international labour movement with the ActNOW newswire.

Then find out how the Rand formula became a staple in Canadian labour law, and what right-to-work legislation could mean.

Events

Take part in Idle No More's World Day of Action, happening on January 28, 2013, #J28. More info worldwide events is available here.

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