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The Activist Toolkit Blog

The Activist Toolkit Blog is the place to catch up on what's new with the Toolkit. With weekly roundups of newly added tools, highlights of featured tools and extra multimedia content, you'll get up to date info on grassroots organizing. Check out the full activist toolkit at [url=http://rabble.ca/toolkit]rabble.ca/toolkit[/url].

Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog July 18
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Maya Bhullar | In the wake of the recent Ontario elections, Briarpatch Magazine, the Council of Canadians, Solidarity Ottawa and the Fight for $15 and Fairness organized panels with grassroots organizers.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog July 12
Images used with permission
Maya Bhullar | More progressive MPPs in Ontario reached out to tell us why they ran and how to help build change.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog June 28
Photos of France Gélinas, Peter Tabuns, Laura Mae Lindo, Terence Kernaghan, Mike Schreiner and Chris Glover
Maya Bhullar | Learn what their constituents are saying and what they need from us to fight back.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog June 7
Image from Her Campus, https://www.hercampus.com/school/york-u/everything-you-need-know-about-potential-strike-york-university
Maya Bhullar | Over 300 university full-time or retired professors, librarians and archivists at York University have signed a letter demanding the university settle with CUPE 3903.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog May 16
Elections Ontario signs. Photo: knehcsg/Flickr
Maya Bhullar | Election day in Ontario is on June 7, 2018. Here is a list of 10 great candidate questionnaires to help organizers.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog March 22
Image credit: From flickr by Albert Lozada https://www.flickr.com/photos/19804650@N00/5622349504
Maya Bhullar | Water across Canada needs to be safe and publicly provided. We must protect our all lakes and rivers and we must protect public goods. Water protection is a job we must take seriously.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog February 27
Person holding sign with words "Justice for Tina and Colten". Photo: Memaxmarz/flickr
Maya Bhullar | Here are some organizations working to make systemic change and ensure justice for Tina Fontaine.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog February 12
Women in front of YWCA’s Ontario House, 698 Ontario Street ca. 1912 Photographer: William James City of Toronto Archives Fonds 1244, Item 71.22
Maya Bhullar | Some Canadian resources available for activists.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog January 25
Image by Abdul Malik, used with permission
Maya Bhullar | The 2018 Women's March brought people back out into the street. How were some of the critiques levelled at the Women's March a year ago addressed?
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog January 8
Tim Hortons. Image: Wladyslaw/Wikimedia Commons
Maya Bhullar | Four ways support workers continue to fight for $15
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog December 15
Maya Bhullar | According to statistics, at this time of year many of us donate to charitable organizations. This list includes ideas to help build progressive change.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog December 7
Photo: Heryka Miranda
Heryka Miranda | The answer to that question is not easy. As a condition of employment, migrant workers have the right to public health care, however, whether they have access is a more complicated question.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog December 4
Photo: ACORN Canada
Donna Borden | The Bank Act is currently under review, providing an opportunity for the Liberals to implement regulations that meet the needs of their citizens, and we want to make sure they do so.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog November 13
Image: Cara Mumford
Heryka Miranda | An in depth interview about the making of the short film "Ecstasy" with Metis/Anishinaabe filmmaker, writer and director Cara Mumford.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog November 3
Image: Tony Webster/Wikimedia Commons
Tom Liacas | A new book to help develop organizing to deepen community activism
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog October 18
Anti-Islamophobia protesters. Image: Fibonacci Blue/flickr
Maya Bhullar | We need to continue to confront and fight back.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog September 25
Maya Bhullar, Jessica Squires | On September 22, Macron signed the Loi Travail XXL into law. It would be difficult to overstate the sea change this will represent for French unions.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog September 13
Image: FairVote Canada, used with permission
Anita Nickerson | Let's make 2019 the last first-past-the-post election!
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog September 7
Image: Hugo Chavez Front
Nino Pagliccia | Activists are coming together to stand up against the disinformation and inform each other on Venezuela.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog August 15
Demonstrators at London's anti-Trump rally. Image: Flickr/Alisdare Hickson
Maya Bhullar | Many of us are devastated by the news from Charlottesville. The Activist Toolkit has been pulling together tools to help send support.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog August 4
ACORN CANADA image from 4th National Convention, used with permission
Maya Bhullar | Wade Rathke of ACORN International and Judy Duncan of Canada speak about about the global campaigns ACORN International is now building.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog June 22
Image: Flickr/Ted Eytan​
Maya Bhullar | GREDA and the Activist Toolkit provide a list of active far-right groups in Quebec.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog April 30
A still from Sunflower Man
Maya Bhullar | On Sunday April 30, Mayworks brought together three performances about migrant activism in Journey to Belong.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog April 28
Maya Bhullar | The April 2017 #stophateca roundup.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog April 27
A Day's Work
Maya Bhullar | In 2012, Lawrence Daquan "Day" Davis, a temporary worker, was killed on his first day at work. The film about this case, called A Day's Work, will be screened at Mayworks this year.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog April 7
Half wreck of Little Mountain
Maya Bhullar | What Little Mountain taught us about the BC government and the fight for affordable housing
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog March 28
Maya Bhullar, Samaah Jaffer | rabble.ca is launching a bi-weekly roundup of actions and efforts to engage the rising tide of radical right-wing hate in Canada. Join us at #stophateca.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog March 21
Maya Bhullar | Advice from an arts educator, a school teacher, a youth and an artist.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog March 10
Maya Bhullar | What did we do? Stand up! Fight back!
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog February 25
Wikimedia image Bill C-51 protest, labeled for reuse
Maya Bhullar | An interview with Tom Henheffer of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression

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