Savage. Squaw. Indian. Would we all agree that these are immensely derogatory names that should not be, in this day and age, still used to geographically locate places?
Canada’s refusal to participate in the UN process is a demonstration of its failure to acknowledge the persistence of racism and state responsibility to address it.
The Canadian government declined to participate, but labour delegates from Canada are at the UN Conference which is assessing the progress member nations of the UN are making to eliminate racism.
Apr 18, 2009
317 East Broadway Coast Salish TerritoryVancouver , BC
Canada49° 15' 46.2096" N, 123° 5' 54.672" W
British Columbia CA
*What are the contributions and strengths that mothers and children bring to the movement for social justice and challenges we face, particularly as single mothers?
The Student Assembly Against War and Racism took place this past weekend and boy, did it ever come at the right time.
The Canadian Arab Federation's settlement programs are at risk because the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, has decided that CAF is not a suitable organization to receive government funding.
Judy Rebick and Alan Sears
As Israel Apartheid Week approaches, there is a major campaign currently underway to deny freedom of expression on campus to those in solidarity with Palestine on the basis of alleged anti-Semitism.
Feb 9, 2009 to Feb 12, 2009
University Centre, Porter HallOttawa , ON
Aboriginal Awareness Week: A celebration of life, culture, history and community
Jan 9, 2009
Consulate General of Greece
365 Bloor St. E (at Sherbourne)Toronto , ON
Canada43° 40' 19.254" N, 79° 22' 42.9168" W
Solidarity picket with the struggle in Greece!