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Marie Hendricken - A good life, lived exceptionally
Honouring Marie Hendricken in words and video. National Farmers Union Leader, solidarity activist, feminist, community builder, educator, Cooper Institute founding member. Viva Marie!
Posted: Tuesday 18th October 2016 23:05
At this crossroads of her life where she is no longer physically present in our lives we pause to give thanks for Marie's spirit of indomitable optimism and relentless courage that she shared to graciously with us at Cooper Institute and so many others.Read More
Maritime Tour of Migrant Dreams
New Canadian Documentary about migrant women in Agriculture coming to a community near you
Posted: Friday 7th October 2016 18:08
October 20-24th this new documentary by award-winning filmmaker Min Sook Lee will be shown in 5 Maritime communities, with guest speaker Tzazna Miranda Leal of Justice for Migrant Workers.Read More
Update - PEI Coalition for Proportional Representation
August 8, 2016 - Coalition Preparing for October/November Plebiscite
Posted: Monday 8th August 2016 17:26 (Updated: Tuesday 9th August 2016 00:01)
The Coalition is working this summer to engage Islanders in the upcoming plebiscite on electoral reform that will take place from October 29 to November 5 of this year. The rules for the plebiscite have been announced, including online and telephone voting. You can find out more at Elections PEI: www.yourchoicepei.caRead More
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We are pleased to present the report of our second annual Social Justice Symposium, held on November 21, 2015, in honour of Andrew Macdonald.
Just Democracy:Mixed Member Proportional Representation for all People
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And here we are, at Cooper Institute's 30th Anniversary Celebration
May 7, 2014.