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Live tonight from Yellowknife! Maude Barlow on our Blue Future

Please join rabble.ca and the Council of Canadians’ NWT Chapter for a thought-provoking evening with Council of Canadians’ National Chairperson Maude Barlow, one of the world’s foremost experts on water, as she launches: Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever.

Watch live Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm NT time. Broadcast live from the Northern United Place Auditorium 5403 - 50 Avenue, Yellowknife

 

Watch LIVE from Calgary Friday! Pros and Cons: Policies for people and the planet

Tune at 7PM Mountain Time (9PM EST) in to watch live -- right here -- on Friday, November 1 for a teach-in to hear from a range of provincial and national speakers about a different vision from the one being shared at this week-end's Conservative convention: one that focuses on progressive policies for people and the planet.

Video: With your help, something good can come out of Parliament! Why independent reporting from Ottawa matters

Here at rabble.ca we strongly believe that Canada needs more independent reporting coming out of Parliament Hill. In 2011, frustrated with the coverage of Parliament and the Prime Minister's Office we crowd-funded a journalist to report on the Hill for the rest of us. A few organizations and our readers came through and we sent Karl Nerenberg to do the job. Each year now we turn to the community to keep Karl covering Parl. Support Karl's coverage of Parliament right now at http://rabble.ca/donate. Keep up with the latest from Karl here.

 

 

Video: A first-aid kit for Canada's health-care system

Will the federal government be stepping away from a 2014 Health Accord? Outside of the July 2013 Conference of the Federation at Niagara-On-The-Lake, Dr. Robert Woollard of Canadian Doctors for Medicare (http://www.canadiandoctorsformedicare.ca/) presented a First Aid Kit to NDP Deputy Leader and Health Critic, Libby Davies, with the tools to repair the Canadian Health Care system.

Video: Waiting for 2014 in Afghanistan

A short documentary by Justin Podur about Afghanistan's perils and prospects leading up to the 2014 NATO withdrawal and election. Includes interviews with Afghan MPs: Ramazon Bashardost, famous for his anti-corruption politics, and Shukria Barakzai, famous as a writer of Afghanistan's constitution. Based on a visit to Kabul in March 2013.

Interview with Murray Sinclair, Chair of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission

Murray Sinclair speaks about the process of the Commission gathering testimonies from residential school survivors, preparing recommendations, and what this history of genocide means for all Canadians.

Recorded 25 April 2013 in Montreal at the Quebec National Event.
More info: http://trc.ca

Video by Greg Macdougall, http://EquitableEducation.ca
for rabbletv, http://rabble.ca

Video: Interview with Barney Williams Jr., TRC Indian Residential School Survivor Committee

In this interview, Barney Williams Jr talks about his own personal experience in a residential school and the healing process, how it relates to the thousands of other survivor's experiences, and how that informs the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

Recorded 26 April 2013 in Montreal at the Quebec National Event.
More info: http://trc.ca

Video by Greg Macdougall, http://EquitableEducation.ca for rabbletv, http://rabble.ca

Watch the rebroadcast of Violence no more

Andrea Smith, Cherokee scholar-activist and co-founder of INCITE! Women of Color against Violence, and Bridget Tolley and Kristen Gilchrist, co-founders of Families of Sisters in Spirit - a discussion on ways forward to end violence against Indigenous women.

Presented by: No More Silence Network and the Women and Gender Studies Institute at UofT with the support of The Native Youth Sexual Health Network.

Developing justice: Natural resources and fair economies

Recorded live from Ottawa at 7PM EST on Monday, April 22, the Inter Pares' 2013 speaker series, features Jennifer Moore of Mining Watch and Ahnan from Northern Burma.  Follow the event in French here.

 

 

Barrick Gold CEO gets called out at Toronto mining convention

Once a year, the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) throws the world's largest mining convention in downtown Toronto. This year, the convention featured a track on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) that was open to the public. The final session of this track was a CEO panel featuring Jamie Sokalsky, the CEO of Barrick Gold.

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