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  • September 26, 2014
    Divest: Smart Strategy or Selling Out? Sept 26
    Recent divest campaigns have attracted widespread attention as a number of prominent cities, foundations, religious institutions, and universities have pledged to sell off their fossil fuel assets.
  • September 18, 2014
    Linked: A Housing Speculation Tax and Transportation Funding, Sept 18
    Join SFU Public Square on September 18 for a conversation on the cost of housing and how to fund Translink. Presenters include Chris Bryan, Editor, Burnaby NewsLeader & New Westminster NewsLeader, and SFU City Program Director Gordon Price.

Reconciliation through Poetry

The Centre for Dialogue commissioned a series of five poems exploring the concept of reconciliation in honour of Chief Robert Joseph, recipient of SFU’s 2014 Jack P. Blaney Award for Dialogue. The poems debuted at Vancouver Public Library as part of the City of Vancouver’s Year of Reconciliation. In addition, they have been displayed at Vancouver City Hall and SFU’s Belzberg Library and have been published in issue #67 of subTerrain magazine.


Please Check Against Delivery, by Jordan Abel
Truth & Wreck, by Joanne Arnott
A Love Letter or Considering Reconciliation in Canada, by Juliane Okot Bitek
NUISANCE. BRAVE., by Jordan Scott
To Fill the Sky, In Honour of Chief Joseph, by Daniel Zomparelli

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