activism



U of M signs anti-racism and Black inclusion charter

The University of Manitoba has announced it has signed the Scarborough Charter on anti-Black racism and Black inclusion. The U of M’s vice-president (administration) Naomi Andrew called the charter a “historic document” and said over 50 universities took part in the discussions leading to its creation.



Petition for inclusive health care to be read in legislature

Healthcare For All, a coalition made up of 15 grassroots organizations, called for Manitoba’s health-care program to be expanded to include international students, migrant workers, refugees and undocumented people at a press conference last Thursday.



Traffic blocked in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en

Activists blocked traffic on Portage Avenue as part of several rallies organized by Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition on Friday. The rallies were in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en land defenders and in opposition to the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline.