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CIDA funds used to promote Canadian mining interests overseas

December 3, 2016
| Yves Engler says the Canadian International Development Agency has been using public money to assist Canadian mining interests in Africa and Latin America. Yves Engler is author of Canada in Africa.
Length: 15:11 minutes (13.9 MB)
Image: Getty Images/Ramin Talaie
| December 2, 2016
Mary Poppins and friends
| November 28, 2016
Flickr/Jen Castro
| October 31, 2016
face2face

Lutz Gregor on Mali, culture and colonialism and the power of music to disrupt

October 31, 2016
| Lutz and I talk about his new film "Mali Blues," the question of culture, colonialism, the power of music to evoke emotion and change and artful disruption.
Length: 26:34 minutes (18.25 MB)
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
| October 28, 2016
Emily Wolfrey's arrest at Muskrat Falls
| October 19, 2016
Redeye

Court challenge slows tropical wood exports from Papua New Guinea

October 11, 2016
| The land in Papua New Guinea is almost entirely controlled by local communities. Yet a legal loophole has allowed foreign companies to log and export tropical wood from the country.
Length: 14:30 minutes (13.29 MB)

The words of truth and reconciliation need to be put into action

In This Together: Fifteen Stories of Truth and Reconciliation

by Edited by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail
(Brindle & Glass,
2016;
$19.95)

No matter who you are -- Indigenous or non-Indigenous -- the words truth and reconciliation can be hard to swallow.

When you hear the words over and over again, you begin to tire of what can be said, especially when these words seem to be popular in today's politics. These terms, truth and reconciliation, are based upon the actions and words of Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission that was put together to deal with Canada's genocidal residential school system and its survivors. 

Aside from the work of the actual Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the words truth and reconciliation are now largely used as a tool to get Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to work together.

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| September 1, 2016
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