The 33rd annual Winnipeg Walk for Peace and the 4th annual Winnipeg Peace & Justice Festival took place over the weekend, promoting a culture of justice and peace at home and around the world.
This week saw many Winnipeg residents marching against the federal government’s proposed Fair Elections Act at a rally endorsed by several local groups.
For eleven years, the 7th Generation Walk for Mother Earth has been taking place in Winnipeg. The aim is to speak up for aboriginal rights and the natural world.
For scholar Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, treaties are gifts obliging the signatories to accept and value each as equals. They’re embedded in the spiritual beliefs and traditions of aboriginal people.
Hundreds braved the -35 C windchill to participate in the 2nd annual New Year’s Round Dance in the middle of the intersection of Portage and Main.
Several hundred members and supporters of Idle No More gathered at Polo Park Mall’s centre court in Winnipeg Friday evening to sing and to dance. Idle No More spokesperson explains why in this video report.
About 200 people gathered in Winnipeg to celebrate the UN Declaration of Human Rights and to voice objections to Quebec’s proposed Charter of Values.
Local workshop hears how threats to Lake Winnipeg and other bodies of water are coming from nutrient pollution, toxic chemicals, climate change, invasive species and poor government policy.
The controversial process of fracking is being scrutinized in Manitoba, where 570 new horizontal wells were drilled and more than 600 are projected for 2013.
A proposed project that will transport Alberta tar sands crude to eastern Canada is meeting growing opposition from First Nations, environmentalists and citizens who live along the planned route.