The year 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and the 50th anniversary of Woodstock and the moon landing. But in Manitoba, 2019 brings important anniversaries in labour history and left politics.
Talking Radical Radio
Robyn Maynard talks about her book "Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present" and about what she has learned while touring the country last year speaking about it.
David J. Climenhaga
You could probably credit Canada with putting White House the fire out. The destruction of Washington was a dud because of heavy rain, and our American cousins always blame bad weather on Canada.
Linda Silver Dranoff's calling changed family and marriage in Canada.
In 1998, it looked like Jean Chrétien and his Liberals could remain in power forever. With his response to the near loss of the 1995 referendum, however, Chrétien sowed the seeds of his party's demise
Removing monuments or renaming buildings calls upon the public to reflect on what they don't know about "our" story not just in the past but also in the present.
A collective of artists, activists, writers and researchers is examining Canadian history and re-casting it in new ways, in the Remember | Resist | Redraw poster project.
radio book lounge
As Canada Day approaches, the babble book lounge invites you to dialogue about a book which takes a hard look at the relationship between settlers and Indigenous people throughout Canadian history.
The revival of "1837" revealed that our show is (relatively gently) charged with overlooking truer victims: the First Nations.
Africans were held in bondage here for 200 years and the Atlantic provinces had important ties to the Caribbean plantation economies.