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Bernadette Wagner is an award-winning writer, a community activist and a singer. Her work has been published in newspapers, magazines, chapbooks and anthologies, on radio, television, CD and film, as well as online. Her first collection of poetry is available from Thistledown Press. This summer, she participated in an international women's recording project, A Widening Embrace, a collection of love songs for Earth and all its beings.

Monday night movies: Pipeline edition

| February 6, 2012

With the Superbowl over and done with and football fans looking for something to watch, The Regina Mom thought she'd share some great short vids for your viewing pleasure.

The first is actually a series of clips from the documentary On the Line, an award-winning film that shows what, exactly, is on the line with the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline. (These are not embedded here, but rather linked out to their site.)

In the summer of 2010, filmmaker Frank Wolf and his friend Todd McGowan biked, hiked, rafted and kayaked the GPS track of the pipeline in order to uncover the truth about the proposal. Through the voices of people they meet along the way, their rough and tumble journey reveals the severe risks and consequences associated with this $5.5 billion mega-project.

The scheduled screenings are listed on their website as is contact info for broadcast and distribution. [With gratitude to 350 or bust for the heads up!] Here's hoping that TRM hasn't missed the Regina run.

Next up is also an outside link, this time to a hilarious "public service announcement" from Natural Resources Minister Joe (McCarthy) Oilver, courtesy of Dan Murphy, the editorial cartoonist at The Province newspaper. [With gratitude to the Twitterverse.]

Finally, Rethink Alberta, a shorty edited to contrast what is with what's happening in Alberta. [TRM hasn't a clue how she found it!]

Pop some popcorn and enjoy!

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