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Talking Radical Radio: Infrastructure for Change

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Gerald Wheatley of Calgary, Alberta, talks about his work with the Arusha Centre. Arusha was founded in 1972 with a mandate to do international development education. In 1994, the federal government ended … Continue reading

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Doreen Spence

Doreen Spence, a woman of the Cree nation, was born in 1937 in northern Alberta, near the Good Fish Lake Reserve. Raised primarily by her grandparents, she moved to Calgary at eighteen after winning a scholarship to attend a small … Continue reading

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Interview Excerpt from William Paterson

The following is an excerpt from the interview I did with William Paterson, a trade unionist in Calgary, Alberta, in which he talks a bit about his early years in England and then in Calgary: WP: At the age of … Continue reading

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William Paterson

William Paterson was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, in 1926, but spent most of the first 20 years of his life in London, England. He moved to Calgary, Alberta in 1949. He has been a trade unionist since the age … Continue reading

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