Maude Barlow. Photo: Gary Lloyd-Rees/Flickr
Resh Budhu | We need a true vision of social solidarity and economic justice that can sustain our shared humanity and planet. Keynote speaker Maude Barlow will speak at the seventh annual Tommy Douglas Institute.
Image: Ruins of the residential school in Spanish, Ontario
Victoria Fenner | Four panellists explore what reconciliation means in our institutions of higher learning. Recorded at the 2018 Tommy Douglas Institute at George Brown College in Toronto on May 28, 2018.
Senator Murray Sinclair speaks about Truth and Reconciliation
Victoria Fenner | The Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission speaks about what reconciliation means in a keynote address at this year's Tommy Douglas Institute at George Brown College in Toronto.
Connecting Climate Change to Social Change Panel
Victoria Fenner | Climate Change isn't just about economics and science. It's about our entire way of life. This panel from the 5th Annual Tommy Douglas Institute explores the connections.
Dr. Vandana Shiva - photo by Victoria Fenner
Victoria Fenner | A talk by eco-feminist, scholar and author about undoing the power structures which are destroying our world. From the 5th Annual Tommy Douglas Institute on May 31, 2017.
Clayton Thomas-Müller - photo by Victoria Fenner
Victoria Fenner | A keynote address by Indigenous activist Clayton Thomas-Müller from the 5th annual Tommy Douglas Institute, exploring connections between Indigenous rights, climate change and social movements.
Images: Fronteiras do Pensamento; Velcrow Ripper/flickr
Resh Budhu | At the fifth Tommy Douglas Institute, environmental justice activists Vandana Shiva and Clayton Thomas-Müller ask: Unless we stand up for the planet we stand on, how can we stand for anything else?
Resh Budhu | On May 19, Canada's Parliamentary Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke joins educators and activists to speak to the theme of Canada: A Different Story at the fourth annual Tommy Douglas Institute.
Resh Budhu | How do we RETHINK the role of education in these times; RESIST neoliberal incursion into teaching and learning; and RECLAIM our educational institutions as vital democratic centres?
Thomas Ponniah | The Tommy Douglas Institute's May 22 conference will ask: What is the role of post-secondary education in promoting democracy and citizenship in our era?