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Summer 2017

Features

  • 15

    ALL THAT WAS STOLEN

    Lorene Oikawa

    To really understand what happened 75 years ago to Japanese Canadians, you have to know the stories behind the numbers.

  • 22

    MAKING THE SHIFT

    CHIEF EUGENE HORSEMAN’S HOPES FOR THE FUTURE

    Melissa Keith

    It’s not going to happen overnight, but with the government wanting to invest in the new energy, I’m thankful.

  • 25

    MAKING THE SHIFT

    KEN SMITH AND DELIA WARREN SPEAK OUT

    Melissa Keith

    There’s an often overlooked but valuable resource that could fuel the establishment of the renewable energy sector in Canada — skilled tradespeople.

  • 31

    THE DANCE OF DECOLONIAL LOVE

    Poster No.5 of the Graphic History Collective’s series Remember | Resist | Redraw: A Radical History Poster Project.

  • 32

    THE LAWYERS OF LEGAL AID ONTARIO ORGANIZE

    Kendall Yamagishi

    Once we were empowered to be advocates for ourselves and our colleagues, it felt like a movement.

Departments

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    NOTES

    Equity at AWOC * CBTU Award * Stan Raper (1961-2017 * Mike Seaward (1950-2017)

  • 9 WEBWORK

    SNAPCHAT, PASSION & PODCASTS

    Derek Blackadder

    This is what all the gizmos, coding, strategies and tactics are about: workers, and their lives.

  • 11

    OUR TIMES TALLY

    Sean Cain

    * Percentage of Canadians who believe they are “as nice as the world thinks we are”:  66

    * Percentage who believe they are “even nicer”: 12

  • 13 CLIMATE/JUSTICE

    A BURNING QUESTION

    Coal or Tires

    James Hutt

    LafargeHolcim wants to burn 400,000 used tires a year at its cement plant in Nova Scotia. Should we be worried?

  • 43 Working for a Living

    Precious Creature

    Humberto Da Silva

    Adnan awoke to the sounds of panic at reception.

  • 47

    POETRY

    Dianah Smith

  • 48 HAVE YOUR SAY

    An Unsettling Sewing Circle

    Helene Vosters

    When the Truth and Reconciliation Commission first released their Calls to Action, I wanted to begin embroidering them onto Canadian flags, but I hesitated.

  • 50 REVIEW

    Dolores

    Review by Rachel E. Beattie

    An inspiring documentary about Dolores Huerta restores the lifelong activist to her rightful place in history.

  • 52 COMMENTARY

    Nation to Nation

    Michael Etherington

    In the year of Canada’s 150, we’re still strong, we’re still proud, we’re still culturally present.