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Dr. Julio Montaner
| December 22, 2014
| September 29, 2014

Prison Activist Resource Center

Tim Pearce via Creative Commons

A grassroots prison abolition group, the Prison Activist Resource Center (PARC) campaigns on the desire to eradicate prisons and in the meantime, challenge institutionalized racism, sexism, heterosexism, classism and able-ism. PARC engages in a huge variety of different projects and forms of activism. Their projects include:


-correspondence with prisoners

-support for prisoners who were wrongfully convicted or remain in prison due to political leanings/backgrounds

-offers a four-part prison issues curriculum designed to educate high school students

-share prisoners’ stories


Image: wikimedia commons
| December 12, 2013
Image: wikimedia commons
| December 9, 2013

Tories block bill to bring affordable medicine to developing countries

January 14, 2013
| A bill to amend Canada’s Access to Medicines Regime failed to pass in November. The bill was to streamline the process for producers of generic drugs and get low-cost medication to people who need it.
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| January 7, 2013
November 30, 2012 |
World AIDS Day is dedicated to the memories of those who have lost their battle to the disease but also to honour those who continue to live with it.
| November 29, 2012

Harper's disappointing response to AIDS epidemic

Harper failed to appear at the 2006 AIDS conference.
Mr. Harper and his government have demonstrated a mystifying ambivalence in responding to a challenge that has cost the lives of many millions.

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