Before we break for the Summer, we wanted to let you know that your Junta is excited about the 2021/22 Campaign and is busy planning for the year ahead. Details are in the Junta’s Summer 2021 Communiqué downloadable from here(PDF-85kb)
Watch for our next Communiqué around the end of August. In the meantime, your Junta wishes you a safe and healthy Summer. We look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, in the Fall.
Chair of the Toronto Chapter of The Whiff of Grape on behalf of your Junta:
Peter Baines, Ian Brown, Mac Borden, Jim Cairncross, Ron Foreman, Charles MacRae, Stuart McKay, John Paterson and Brian Westlake.
Growing up on Vancouver Island, the cataclysmic wrongs perpetrated on Indigenous people in my homeland of British Columbia left me determined to work in the field of indigenous rights. Plus my grandfather was a union leader, and local politician, as was my father. From them I learned about how democracy can empower people to either do good works, or abuse their power. From my mom, a teacher, I saw how education forms the ability to think critically — about everything. I’d take those lessons into my own political career, after which I continued fighting for indigenous rights, and began a career as a criminal defence lawyer, often as a public defender, assisting the indigent, Indigenous, and mentally ill. Continue reading Michael Bryant, Executive Director and General Counsel, Canadian Civil Liberties Association, October 26, 2021→
The Centre for Scottish Studies at the University of Guelph is the oldest – and the leading – academic unit in North America for research, graduate training, and teaching on Scottish history and Scottish culture.