In a wide ranging public forum last month, Winnipeg’s civic government was criticized for lacking vision, accountability and transparency, along with favouring the interests of private developers over those of citizens and communities.
Opponents of HudBay Mineral’s planned copper mine at Reed Lake, Manitoba, held a peaceful demonstration last night at a company information meeting in Winnipeg. Video reports included.
Idle No More is about nearly everything that is wrong with our society, but fundamentally it is about love. Love of family, friends, complete strangers, future generations, the air we breathe, the water we drink, the earth we walk on.
Roger Annis, coordinator of the Canada-Haiti Action Network and longtime political activist, was at the Annual General Meeting of Peace Alliance Winnipeg, where he spoke about the motivation behind France’s intervention in Mali.
Despite government efforts to eradicate poverty, the number of poor in Manitoba has been gradually increasing.
Make Poverty History Manitoba rallied at the Manitoba Legislature Friday to demand that the provincial government increase the rental allowance that is provided to recipients of provincial Employment and Income Assistance.
About 200 Winnipeggers rallied in support of the people of Gaza and for an end to Israel’s bombardment.
Growing concerns over the possibility of an attack on Iran by Israel or NATO countries prompted peace groups in six Canadian cities to join an International Day of Action yesterday.
Winnipeg’s Project Peacemakers marked International Peace Day 2012 with skits and musical performances at the Free Press Cafe.
While some of our food is grown and processed locally, most of it travels several hundred to several thousand kilometres before it lands on our plates.