In December, at rabble.ca we asked "What are the organizations that inspire you? Who are the activists leading progressive change? Who are the rabble rousers to watch in 2021?" And you responded. Over the next while, we'll be running both print and audio features about the people and organizations you nominated.

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Image: Gail Cyr. Used with permission.
Maya Bhullar | Gail Cyr has spent her life amplifying the work and voices of local communities. Now, she is officially "retired" but is as busy as ever.
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Image courtesy of Anjum Sultana
Maya Bhullar | Feminist recovery plan author Anjum Sultana discusses what a feminist recovery must look like to help women in Canada.
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Image: Maureen Huot. Used with permission.
Victoria Fenner | Maureen Huot, one of rabble.ca's rabble rousers to watch, talks about the multiple causes and people she supports, and her thoughts about being an ally.
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Peace River Valley, 2020. Image credit: Garth Lenz. Used with permission.
Maya Bhullar | RAVEN is a Canadian NGO whose mission is to raise legal defence funds for Indigenous peoples to defend their treaty rights and the integrity of their traditional lands and cultures.
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Image: Nina Newington/Just Before Our Arrests. Used with Permission.
Victoria Fenner | Nina Newington and fellow protesters are heading to court for protesting clear-cutting in sensitive moose habitat in southwest Nova Scotia.
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Image: Climate Action Muskoka. Used with Permission.
Victoria Fenner | Maya Bhullar talks to Sue McKenzie and Linda Mathers about how they organized to have their cottage country municipality declare a climate emergency.
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Image courtesy of Sue McKenzie
Maya Bhullar | A conversation with the organizers behind one of the most impactful climate-change plans in the country.
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Image: Alyssa Wright/Barrie City Council. Used with permission.
Victoria Fenner | In the first of our "rabble rousers to watch" podcasts, we have a conversation about Engage Barrie, a group trying to bring about progressive political change in a very conservative city.
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Man beside window. Image credit: Fernando @cferdo/Unsplash
Maya Bhullar | Community organizer Robin Browne speaks about his work to change how Ottawa police address mental-health crises and reflects on his decades of activism to confront systemic anti-Black racism.