Category Archives: justice

Unite Here representative Mike Biskar, Mercy for Animals VP of Investigations Lindsay Wolf, Corie Peace and Vegtoria.

UNITE HERE represents workers throughout the U.S. and Canada who work in the hotel, gaming, food service, airport, manufacturing, distribution, laundry, and transportation industries.  Representative Mike Biskar tells us about organizing in Victoria, and a local win for hospitality workers … Continue reading

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Cecilia Point from the Musqueam Nation, Bryson Robertson and the potential for Wave Energy

As we approach Canada’s 150th birthday, we’re invited to ponder the longer history of this land.  Rather than blind patriotism, we can consider what Canada has failed at, in addition to how it has succeeded, in an effort to build … Continue reading

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Intrepid’s OUTstages Festival with Sean Guist, Dr. Neal Barnard and the Cheese Trap

Among his other talents, Sean Guist is curator of Intrepid Theatre’s OUTstages festival which launched in July 2015.  Sean earned an MFA in Directing and BFA in Performance at the University of Lethbridge, and has worked as Intrepid’s Marketing and … Continue reading

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Single Parent Marisa Farwell, Dr. Conor Kerley and Healthy Hearts

Marisa Farwell accepts charity and social assistance graciously, but she’d prefer to have affordable daycare and an opportunity to earn a living wage so she can teach her children to be independent and strong.  Marisa shares information about the plight … Continue reading

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Heather Lindsay and the 20th UNO Festival, Tideline Art’s Nicola White and Mudlarking the Thames

The Uno Festival is Canada’s longest running solo performance festival.  Produced by Intrepid Theatre this is it’s 20th year in Victoria, Curator Heather Lindsay tells us the who what where when and why of this year’s festival. Nicola White left … Continue reading

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ELECTION BC 2017: Hospitals, HEU, May Day, Environmental Health, and MLA Candidate Jordan Reichert

May Day with representatives from the HEU (Hospital Employees Union), with music and speakers on health care and labour and environment.  Raging Grannies, Carlos Flores, Bob Wilson, Bobby Arbess, Eric Nordal, and more. Also, an interview with Jordan Reichert, independent candidate … Continue reading

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Election BC 2017: Migrant Workers Dignity Association and Environmental Law Centre

Alexandra Henao, representing the Migrant Workers Dignity Association, works on behalf of 30,000 documented farm workers in BC who too often work long days without holidays or benefits for little pay.  Migrant workers pay taxes, yet they are forced into … Continue reading

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