Members in the News

Tue. Jun. 30, 2020

June has been a busy month for CRiCS's members in the news!

Jacqueline Romanow drew parallels between racism felt by Manitoba's Indigenous communities and the Black Lives Matter movement: Global News, June 2, 2020.

Kevin Walby shared his thoughts on the use of force toward racialized people by the Winnipeg Police Service, as well as on the topics of police body cameras, racial reporting by police, and defunding the police:

Bronwyn Dobchuk-Land spoke on the topic of crime, the police's use of force, defunding the police: CBC, June 6, 2020 / Newstalk 610 CKTB, June 11, 2020Global News, June 17, 2020.

Paul Lawrie discussed the backlash and anti-Black sentiment following the Justice for Black Lives Winnipeg rally: CitiNews, June 10, 2020.

Matthew Flisfeder spoke on the topic of the role of social media in the vandalism of a business in Winnipeg: Winnipeg Free Press, June 11, 2020.

Paul Lawrie also discussed the call to rename Wolseley Avenue/School in relation to how cities represent history: CBC, June 17, 2020.

Paul Lawrie also spoke on the topics of race, history, and defunding the police: Winnipeg Free Press, June 9, 2020Global News, The Start, June 11, 2020Winnipeg Sun, June 17, 2020.

Shauna Labman discussed the high number of displaced people in the World and Canada's role in resettlement practices: Global News, June 20, 2020.

Angela Failler discussed diversity and role of public memory in Winnipeg's Citizens Hall of Fame at Assiniboine Park: Winnipeg Free Press, June 22, 2020.

Angela Failler and Jason Hannan both spoke to an incident of vandalism at the Manitoba Legislature, discussing activism and public memory: CBC, June 25, 2020.