“Fisheries are the gift that can keep giving. If you do them right, you can fish them for generations, and they provide wealth, culture and all the benefits we get from having healthy marine and aquatic ecosystems in perpetuity,” says Brett Favaro, a research scientist at the Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Fisheries and Marine Institute. On Feb. 6, 2018, the Liberal government announced its proposed amendments to the Fisheries Act, previously altered by the Harper government.
“Canada 150 is a celebration of genocide and colonialism,” says Brendan Copegog White, an Ojibway person and one of the primary organizers of Ottawa’s Anti Capitalist May Day being held on May 1. White is not the only one to feel some animosity toward the celebrations. A social media movement has begun with the hashtag #Resistance150.
OTTAWA – The Individuality Project is a film photography series by local photographer Cassie Even-Hen. Last night, The Individuality Project was exhibited alongside other local talent. The event was in celebration of Black History Month and Canada's diversity of individuals. Canadian rappers Jacob Chin, Ian Lorts and Sleezoe performed, and YouTube personality Fatima Zahra presented slam poetry.