A new video by the Independent Jewish Voices aims to raise awareness about the work of the Canadian Parliamentary Coalition to Combat Antisemitism and its attempts to silence criticism of Israel. For more information visit Independent Jewish Voices.
A new animation marks the 10th anniversary of UN resolution 1325: the first formal and legally binding instrument from the United Nations Security Council that requires parties at war to respect women's rights. Animation by Pippo Lionni and produced by Ingrid Quinn.
Council of Canadians director, Brent Patterson, hands CETA letters to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and Michael Ignatieff. Video by Toronto Video Activist Collective.
Water On The Table, a documentary about Canada's relationship to its freshwater, recently won Best Canadian Feature at the Planet in Focus Film Festival. Liz Marshall's new film which features Maude Barlow, asks the question: is water a commercial good like running shoes or Coca-Cola? Or, is water a human right like air?
RightsWatch, the annual Canadian Civilian Liberties Association conference took place Oct.15 to Oct. 16. This panel, called "Rights of Canadians Detained Abroad," features Maher Arar, Paul Champ, Kent Roach and Lorne Waldman. The entire conference can be watched at Prism TV. Click here for more information about the speakers.
On Oct. 10, 2010, migrant workers and their allies participated in a historic march from Leamington to Windsor, Ontario to call attention to the living and working conditions of migrant workers who grow and process our food.
Migrant workers demanded status, an end to exorbitant recruitment fees, better housing, safe working conditions and an end to racism and sexism in the workplace.
For more info: www.justicia4migrantworkers.org
Naomi Klein and Harsha Walia discuss the culture of Canadian social activism in the context of the Olympics and the G20 Summit. Filmed at the 2010 Under the Volcano Festival. Video production by: Ty Snaden, Julia Aleynikova, Kerry Hall, Paula Cole, J Peachy. Music Courtesy: Watasun. Vcommunity.tv broadcasting on Shaw cable 4 Vancouver and soundtherapyradio.com on CJSF 90.1 FM Burnaby.