Degrowth is a social movement and field of research founded on the premise that perpetual economic growth is incompatible with the biophysical limits of our planet.
When she was 34 years old and a single mother of four living on social assistance in a large public housing complex in Winnipeg’s North End, Aja Oliver saw a sign at a community centre for an Adult Learning Centre. She had not finished high school, had struggled, as did everyone in her family, with the many complexities of life in poverty, and was fed up with being on social assistance. She ventured in. Her life has not been the same since.
Exploring the structural, organizational and systemic barriers to equitable public transit service, using the Thunder Bay system as a case study.
Exploring the use of disproportionate force and the rise of militarized police forces in Canada through the history of policing in Canada.
The resistance of Indigenous people, their memory of history, treaty, law, and land stewardship are being met with police violence.
Twenty-six years later, Gustafsen Lake remains unexamined and governments unaccountable for the largest show of military force against Indigenous land defenders in Canadian history.
Gender equality advocates are under no illusion that there is a fight ahead in communities across the country to realize the tremendous potential of Election 2021.
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On December 18, 2001, Canada's Anti-terrorism Act received Royal Assent. The two decades since have seen a rise in Islamophobia, as well as increased surveillance of, and police violence towards protests. How do we rebuild after two decades of anti-terrorism acts and actions?
Canadians need to face our history of violence, and we need a mediascape that can help us do this complicated, messy work.
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