If you're following the federal election campaign you would think that poverty in Canada has been eliminated. Yet poverty continues to be a major problem in Canada.
In Winnipeg's Elmwood-Transcona riding, the NDP and Conservatives are in a tight race. Last election, the Cons beat the NDP by less than 1,000 votes. What will happen this time around?
In 1970, the Royal Commission on the Status of Women recommended a national child-care program. Fast-forward to 2015, and parents are more desperate than ever for affordable, quality child care.
This episode features stories on the Manitoba interlake struggle, Mountain Caribou penning projects, and U of T feminists' rally for safe workplaces.
TransCanada's pipeline Integrity Management Program is supposed to prevent ruptures like this. It failed.
Talking Radical Radio
Monique Woroniak and Liz Carlson talk about a new website that supports settlers who are educating ourselves about Canada's deeply colonial reality.
Social service schemes announced this week by the Manitoba Progressive Conservatives to encourage private child care and introduce Social Impact Bonds soften the ground towards privatization.
Boozhoo, Welcome to the 3rd annual Mother Earth Gathering Womyn of All Nations event at Manitou Ahbee (where the spirit sits) in the Sacred Whiteshell.
"Omar Khadr, you've got more class than the whole fucking cabinet,"
I love it!! does anyone have any links to the whole speech/song...media is only posting a one minute clip.
No government should shy away from running responsible deficits when strategic investment will lead to improved physical and social infrastructure that will allow our economy to grow.