Join hosts Libby Davies, Robin Browne, with guests MP Leah Gazan, Clayton Thomas Muller, El Jones and Karl Nerenberg for a fast paced discussion on national politics. Parliament is back, and we are going to unpack the Speech from the Throne and what it means, if anything, for activists. This is the final show of the year, and our panel will be doing a look back at the year that was - and a look forward.
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Off the Hill is a quick moving live panel on current issues of national significance. It features guests and a discussion you won’t find anywhere else, centered on the impact politics and policy have on people, and on ways to mobilize to bring about progressive change in national politics -- on and off the hill.
Robin Browne is Off the Hill’s co-host. Robin is a communications professional and the co-lead of the 613-819 Black Hub, living in Ottawa. His blog is The "True" North.
Libby Davies is author of Outside In: a Political Memoir. She served as the MP for Vancouver East from 1997-2015, and is former NDP Deputy Leader and House Leader.
Leah Gazan is Member of Parliament for Winnipeg Centre. Leah is a member of Wood Mountain Lakota Nation, located in Saskatchewan, Treaty 4 territory.
El Jones is a poet, journalist, professor and activist living in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her work has appeared in Halifax Examiner, Huffington Post Canada, the Globe and Mail. She is also the author of poetry collection: Live from the Afrikan Resistance!
Clayton Thomas-Muller is a member of the Treaty #6 based Mathias Colomb Cree Nation also known as Pukatawagan located in Northern Manitoba, Canada. He is the author of Life in the City of Dirty Water.
Karl Nerenberg is an award-winning journalist, broadcaster and filmmaker, working in both English and French languages. He is rabble's parliamentary correspondent.