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Artist Profile: Jason Baerg

Jason Baerg is a Cree Métis visual artist from Sarnia, Ontario.  He graduated from Concordia University with a BA in Fine Arts (Drawing and Painting) and subsequently completed Graduate Studies in New Media from George Brown College. 610 more words

A Visit With the Dying

a family messaged
come, witness
a Nation’s elder
prepares for
ancestor’s fields
soon, I hope
at liberty finds
her soul
derailing pain
racking her body… 10 more words


Fisheries and Oceans Canada ‘fudging numbers’, injunction granted

In February, five member nations under the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council filed for an injunction against DFO, opposing the proposed reopening of commercial herring fisheries in three areas on the west coast of Vancouver Island. 129 more words


Protests: Where’s the line?

This past Friday marked the end of the most recent wild horse cull in Alberta. During that cull, five protestors were arrested and charged with mischief. 586 more words


Rottnest Channel Swim

More than 2000 people set off from Cottesloe beach at dawn yesterday on the annual Channel Swim to Rottnest Island

Anyone can brave the challenge of the almost 20 km crossing, which ranks amongst the biggest open water swimming contests in the world. 205 more words


On Shopping While Black

Recently I spent a week in Sydney. And it was a wonderful week. I had job interviews, commenced  my diploma, caught up with some amazing friends, met a lot of awesome new people and enjoyed myself immensely. 1,106 more words