10 Questions for Andrew Taylor – Communist

This is part of a series of posts I am writing, open to all Winnipeg North candidates in the 2019 federal elextion #Elxn43 1. Do you live in the riding? Which neighbourhood and for how long? No, but close. My wife and I live in Sargent Park in Winnipeg. We have lived in the city … Continue reading 10 Questions for Andrew Taylor – Communist

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10 Questions for Sai Rajagopal – Green

This is part of a series of posts I am writing, open to all Winnipeg North candidates in the 2019 federal elextion #Elxn43 1. Do you live in the riding? Which neighbourhood and for how long? I don't live in the riding, but I live next to Health Sciences Centre so about 2km away! However, … Continue reading 10 Questions for Sai Rajagopal – Green

10 Questions for Kevin Lamoureux – Liberal

This is part of a series of posts I am writing, open to all Winnipeg North candidates in the 2019 federal elextion #Elxn43 1. Do you live in the riding? Which neighbourhood and for how long? I currently live in the Maples but since leaving the military (1985), I have lived in the following communities Weston, … Continue reading 10 Questions for Kevin Lamoureux – Liberal

Everyday Should Be World Mental Health Day

Today, Thursday October 10, is recognized as #WorldMentalHealthDay. It got me, and I'm sure many of you, thinking why would we isolate such an important and life saving message to one day? There's also Mental Health week and month (in May) but I am of the opinion we should be sharing mental health resources with … Continue reading Everyday Should Be World Mental Health Day

After the Rallies: Where Do We Go From Here?

The last few months, the Canadian Public has been witness to large demonstrations focusing on Indigenous topics accompanied by peaceful protests, educational workshops and ceremonies. Many people see the rallies, or attend the rallies as a way of getting involved in the beginning and that is great, we’re doing it, the movement is alive. But … Continue reading After the Rallies: Where Do We Go From Here?

Don’t Panic…Organize!

Sometimes it feels like our world is in constant danger. The news is more depressing than informative and the language used in explaining systems and political challenges is filled with dog whistles and double meanings. Many people will are well versed in identifying the challenge of issue that is most harming them...but very few people … Continue reading Don’t Panic…Organize!

Every Child Matters – Orange Shirt Day is Sept 30, 2019

Indian Residential schools happened in Canada and enforced a government, church, school led regime of family seperation for over 150,000 kids that only ended in 1996. I am of the opinion that every Canadian has been a victim of Indian Residential School whether you attended one, are affected by intergenerational trauma (ex: continued family seperation … Continue reading Every Child Matters – Orange Shirt Day is Sept 30, 2019

We Heard The Conch Shell Sound on Day One

The very first day Kakeka and I were able to meet with the Maya youth leaders from Julian Cho Society in Punta Gorda town in Belize, something strange happened. After sitting in ceremony together and hearing from strong leaders including women & youth, and a presentation on what photo voice is, the Manitoba group and … Continue reading We Heard The Conch Shell Sound on Day One