Travis Tomchuk

April 20, 2018

How does one person make a difference? How do people excluded from circles of power enact positive change? For women, who have been historically excluded from these circles, the answer is often in... Read more

March 7, 2018

Dominique Corti, as a child, with her mother Lucille Teasdale Corti.
Photo: courtesy of Dominique Corti, M.D., Teasdale-Corti Foundation


Montréal’s Lucille Teasdale Corti... Read more

May 14, 2015

“I was ten and the older brother that escaped with me was eleven. The two of us were put on a boat with 20 other people.… We were at sea for 11 days. On the... Read more

February 12, 2015

Beginning in the early 19th century until 1863, people escaping slavery in the United States made their way to Canada via the Underground Railroad.  This is the... Read more

February 27, 2014

Black men employed as sleeping car porters in Canada from the late nineteenth century until the mid-1950s experienced racial discrimination and exploitation on the job.  To improve their situation... Read more

February 11, 2014

These were the vows exchanged by Chris Vogel and Rich North forty years ago on February 11th, 1974 during their wedding ceremony at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg.  Theirs was the... Read more