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BUILDING COMMUNITY, DEFYING EXPECTATIONS

An Interview with Ramon Antipan

By Ishani Weera
Ramon Antipan came from Chile to Edmonton as a refugee in the late 1970s. In restaurant kitchens, on construction sites and, ultimately at the Edmonton mail depot for Canada Post, he discovered quickly that racialized im/migrant workers are rarely seen as assets, as leaders who bring with them their own histories of fighting injustice.
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CANADA'S BRICK WALL OF RACISM

By Rachel E. Beattie
February 11, 2016, marks the 47th anniversary of a day that was profoundly important to the struggle for civil rights and the anti-racism movement in Canada. But why does the Sir George Williams affair seem to be missing from our history? A ground-breaking new film aims to change that.
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TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION
Never a Glass of Water from Their Tap

By Tyrone Souliere
In Indian Country, First Nations have been fighting for decades for many of the same basic human needs that refugees have been fighting for.
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