The Health of The Planet is a Global Emergency

The new reality of climate change is perpetual states of emergency. Last summer municipalities declared states of emergency due to tornadoes and torrential rain falls. This year the summer skies are smoke filled from forest fires that rage across Manitoba, making it...

What I saw on Portage that Day

Many of our members and the public generally have expressed dismay about the removal of the statue at the legislative buildings. It has been said that this is a setback towards reconciliation. I would like to offer an alternative perspective. It was hot. I started...

Civil Disobedience

Photo by Michael Yellowwing Kannon We see the toppling of the statues at the legislative grounds today as an act of civil disobedience and we are glad no one was hurt.  These actions were clearly a response to the pain and trauma of genocide. This action reflects the...

Leader’s Message from the Heart

This is a year to ponder how and why we celebrate Canada Day, or if we should even celebrate it at all. A long-overdue cultural reckoning is happening in Canada, sparked by the news of locating nearly 1000 unmarked graves, presumed to be Indigenous children who...