Beginning in 2009, I started to learn the art of videography and record the activities of Winnipeg’s Left, broadly defined.You can find several hundred of these on my YouTube Channel. Below, you will find a few of the most recent ones. I will add to this page from time to time.
Maude Barlow: Boiling Point
Winnipeg, Nov. 24, 2016: Council of Canadians Chair Maude Barlow discusses her latest book, “Boiling Point: Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse, and Canada’s Water Crisis” with Paul Moist at McNally Robinson Booksellers.
Canada Since 1960 – A People’s History
First published in 1963, Canadian Dimension is Canada’s oldest socialist magazine. In June, 2016, it released “Canada Since 1960 – a People’s History,” edited by CD founder Cy Gonick with chapters from 25 writers who evaluate how CD discussed diverse subjects over a span of 50 years.
Speaking at the Winnipeg launch of the book, founder and publisher Cy Gonick talks about the early days of the magazine. He is joined by panelists James Lorimer, Arthur Schafer, Jim Silver and Nahani Fontaine. The evening was moderated by Krishna Lalbiharie.
Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace 2016
Winnipeg, Aug. 6, 2016: Winnipeggers commemorate the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with an annual ritual called Lanterns for Peace. Sponsors: Peace Alliance Winnipeg, Japanese Cultural Association of Manitoba, Council of Canadians-Winnipeg Chapter, and Winnipeg Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
Canada – A propaganda system
Winnipeg, Nov. 2, 2016: Author/activist Yves Engler was at the University of Winnipeg to promote his most recent book, “A Propaganda System: How Canada’s government, corporations, media and academia sell war and exploitation.”
The making of Lia Tarachansky’s “On the Side of the Road”
Winnipeg, Nov. 9, 2016: Israeli filmmaker and correspondent for The Real News Network Lia Tarachansky screens and then discusses the motivation for and the making of her documentary film “On the Side of the Road,” which examines Israelis’ unwillingness and/or inability to look at the impact of the 1948 founding of the State of Israeli on the Arabs who lived there and who were expelled.
Arab Heritage Celebration
Rana Abdulla is a woman with a mission. A champion of human rights, Abdulla is passionate about arts and culture and committed to employing them to give voice to the oppressed.
Two years ago, she produced and directed Dancing Tragedies and Dreams, an evening of theatre and dance focused mainly on the cultural traditions of Palestine. On April 30th of this year, Abdulla produced and directed An Arab Heritage Celebration – two-and-a-half hours of dance staged at Prairie Theatre Exchange.
UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
On April 21, 2016, NDP MP Romeo Saganash (Abitibi-Baie James-Nunavik-Eeyou) introduced legislation (Bill C-262) that will ensure that Canadian law is consistent the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
An evening with Naomi Klein in Winnipeg
Award-winning Canadian author Naomi Klein spoke on climate and economic justice at Knox United Church. The event was hosted by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Manitoba office.