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Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day 2019

Friday June 21 All Welcome Saturdy June 22 On June 22, 2019, Edmonton’s Indigenous Peoples Festival will fill the Edmonton Expo Centre! First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples and cultures will be celebrated through interactive experiences, cultural demonstrations, artisans, cuisine and live concerts. Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the Edmonton Expo Centre. Free admission. All …

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June Social Justice Movie Night

Treasure Hunters by Bruno Baillargeon They live on our waste, on what we leave behind. Once called guenillous (beggars), they’re now known as scrappeurs—or, more nobly, recycleurs. Denis is one of them, prospecting by bicycle around his neighbourhood, sifting through garbage looking for things to sell: used furniture, crippled toys, trinkets, scrap metal and a myriad other cast-off items …

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Annual Report on CUC’s Truth, Healing and Reconciliation Initiative

Annual Report on CUC’s Truth, Healing and Reconciliation Initiative 2018-2019 By: Rev Meg Roberts The CUC’s Truth, Healing and Reconciliation Initiative (THR Initiative) is now in its fifth year. We offer Canadian Unitarians and Universalists age-appropriate materials and means to learn the history and present realities of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Canada so that we may …

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Reconciliation Film Festival

In honour of Reconciliation Week, RISE has partnered with Metro Cinema to feature five days of film screenings, discussions and related programming covering themes related to reconciliation in Edmonton. Join us for the 2nd Annual RISE Reconciliation Film Festival, May 28 – June 1, 2019 at Metro Cinema in the Garneau Theatre, 8712 – 109 Street, Edmonton. This year’s …

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Where Are the Children?

Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools is a travelling exhibition by the Legacy of Hope Foundation that tells the poignant and painful true story of how Indigenous peoples have been impacted by the Residential School System in Canada. Borealis Gallery Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre Edmonton Federal Building, Main floor, 9820-107 Street …

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The CUC Supports the Pact for a Green New Deal

The Council of Canadians is calling upon all sectors of society to launch the Year of the Green New Deal. Climate crisis is a reality with Canada warming at twice the global rate. Survival is on the line. The Green New Deal is “a vision of rapid, inclusive and far-reaching transition, led by the federal …

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Special Social Justice Presentation: Human Rights in Iraqi-Kurdistan

Professor Randolph Haluza-DeLay (Sociology, The King’s University) will speak about his participation in in a learning tour to Northern Iraq with the human rights agency Christian Peacemaker Teams last year. Kurdistan straddles the borders of Iraq, Iran, Syria & Turkey. The Kurds have been victimized by these countries, facing genocide just 3 decades ago and …

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United States of Africa

The Westwood Social Justice Committee hosts Movie Night 7:00 PM – Friday April 12th Please pass the word and bring a friend! Thought provoking films Discussion Refreshments African hip hop pioneer Didier Awadi is on a quest to craft an album that pays tribute to the great black revolutionary leaders and their struggle to realize …

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Learn, Grow, Commit

Saturday, March 30 in St. Albert. Details are in the RISE March newsletter. RISE – Reconciliation In Solidarity Edmonton, in partnership with the Art Gallery of St. Albert and the City of St. Albert present In This Together: An honest chat about reconciliation since the TRC. Five years after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission held …

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Social Justice Movie Night Mar 8!

Joinus on Friday March 8 at 7:00 PM at Westwood. We watch the movie and have a chance to reflect on it together. Shameless Propaganda. Filmmakers Robert Lower’s take on the boldest and most compelling propaganda effort in our history. This feature documentary examines its own genre, which has often been called Canada’s national art …

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