Author Archives: Scott

Radio — Environmental justice and the law in Canada

Nathalie Chalifour and Angela Lee are scholars in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa whose work focuses on exploring how the law can be used to advance the cause of environmental justice in the Canadian context. Scott … Continue reading

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Radio — An Indigenous approach for responding to gender violence

Joyce Fossella is from the Lillooet Nation. Val Joseph is from the Kwakwaka’wakw Nation. Both work as part of the Warriors Against Violence Society, an organization in Vancouver that responds to gender-based violence using a holistic approach that is grounded … Continue reading

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Radio — Educating for justice at the intersections of sexual health and mental health

Ashling Ligate is a registered nurse in an acute care unit of a psychiatric hospital and Frédérique Chabot is the director of health promotion for Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights. They speak with Scott Neigh about the intersections … Continue reading

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Radio — Defending minimum wage victories from big business backlash

Pam Frache is the Ontario coordinator of the Fight for $15 and Fairness campaign. They won major victories around minimum wage increases and reforms to labour law in 2017. And this year, with a provincial election looming, they are facing … Continue reading

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Radio — Towards an anti-capitalist and anti-colonial environmentalism

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews Chelsea Fougere and Sam Krawec. They are members of Solidarity Halifax, a membership-based, nonsectarian, pluralist, democratic, and anti-capitalist organization based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. And today they talk about … Continue reading

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Radio — A new grassroots student organization emerging from solidarity with striking faculty

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews James Fauvelle and Mohammad Ali Aumeer. They are both students at community colleges in Ontario. During the five-week strike by college faculty in late 2017, they got involved in … Continue reading

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Radio — Tenant organizing in Canada’s most expensive city

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews Kell Gerlings and Neil Vokey about the work of the Vancouver Tenants Union. Kell is an organizer with an anti-poverty group called Raise the Rates and is a member … Continue reading

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