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Pimicikamak occupation of the Jenpeg dam
| October 22, 2014

The Wilderness Committee celebrates as crude oil shipment plans derail

Photo: flickr/Roy Luck

Omnitrax Canada announced on Aug. 15 that they would no longer pursue plans to ship crude oil across its northern rail line to the port of Churchill on Hudson Bay. The announcement came after another derailment in northern Manitoba. Omnitrax Canada president Merv Tweed said the company is choosing to focus on the grain market instead.

"Northern Manitobans and Wilderness Committee members are ecstatic today, as this risky oil-by-rail plan has been shelved," said Eric Reder, Manitoba Campaign Director for the Wilderness Committee.


Winnipeg Town Hall: Taking Back the City – The Alternative Municipal Budget

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm


St. Mary's Anglican Church
3830 Roblin Blvd.
Winnipeg, MB
49° 51' 28.3968" N, 97° 17' 6.8064" W

You're invited to a discussion about Taking Back the City – The Alternative Municipal Budget.

Town Hall – West Winnipeg
Tuesday June 10
7 – 9 pm

St. Mary's Anglican
3830 Roblin Blvd.

Photo: Plonq/flickr
| June 4, 2014

Book: Racialized Policing

June 2, 2014
| Sociologist Elizabeth Comack interviewed nearly 80 Aboriginal people in Winnipeg in her research for this book. They reported experiences that were overwhelmingly negative.
Length: 17:22 minutes (15.91 MB)
Photo: Arlo Bates/flickr
| May 28, 2014
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
| May 26, 2014
The Green Planet Monitor

Twelve Canadians: Social Enterprise

May 15, 2014
| Winnipeg's Social Enterprise Centre is boosting skills, generating employment and promoting community in Winnipeg's gritty north end.
Length: 29:47 minutes (68.2 MB)
Photo: Lynne Fernandez
| May 14, 2014
Photo: AJ Batac/flickr
| April 30, 2014
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