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  • Sara Birrell

    Sara Birrell

    Sara Birrell is a writer, settler, and socialist from southern Saskatchewan.

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  • Caleb Cohen

    Caleb Cohen

    Caleb Cohen is a writer and master’s of forestry student. He has been planting trees for over seven years.

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  • Saima Desai

    Saima Desai

    Saima Desai is the editor of Briarpatch Magazine. She’s a settler living on Treaty 4 territory, and her family is originally from Gujarat, India.

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  • Simran Kaur Dhunna

    Simran Kaur Dhunna

    Simran Kaur Dhunna is currently studying medicine at Queen’s University. She is a member of Naujawan Support Network.

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  • Rebecca Ellis

    Rebecca Ellis

    Rebecca Ellis is an activist, organic farmer, and beekeeper in London, ON. She has a PhD in geography and environment from Western University and is the author of the forthcoming book Capitalist Agriculture and the Global Bee Crisis (Routledge Press). 

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  • Simon Enoch

    Simon Enoch

    Simon Enoch is the director of the Saskatchewan office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. He holds a PhD in communication and culture from Toronto Metropolitan University and York University.

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  • Andrée Forest

    Andrée Forest

    Andrée Forest est Métisse née à Saint-Boniface avec des noms de famille Nault, Gladu, et Charette. She is connecting to community through organizing, governance, and a new-found love for hide work. Andrée organizes with the Winnipeg-based grassroots Métis collective Red River Echoes. 

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  • Kelly Fritsch

    Kelly Fritsch

    Kelly Fritsch is a writer, educator, and parent living in Ottawa. She is co-director of the Disability Justice and Crip Culture Collaboratory at Carleton University. 

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  • Chanelle Gallant

    Chanelle Gallant

    Chanelle Gallant has over 20 years’ experience as a social justice activist, organizer, writer, and strategist on issues of sexuality, policing, and racial justice, nationally and internationally.

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  • Parmbir Gill

    Parmbir Gill

    Parmbir Gill is a criminal defence and labour lawyer based in Toronto.

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  • Mike Gouldhawke

    Mike Gouldhawke

    Mike Gouldhawke is an âpihtawikosisân (Métis-Cree) writer whose family is from kistapinânihk (Prince Albert) and nêwo-nâkîwin (Mont Nebo) in Treaty 6 territory in Saskatchewan. He is based out of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, Səl̓ílwətaʔ and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm territories (Vancouver, British Columbia) and has been part of Indigenous and other social movements in the city.

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  • Yasmine Simone Gray

    Yasmine Simone Gray

    Yasmine Simone Gray is a disabled writer, artist, educator, and master’s student based in Toronto, Ontario. Find her on Twitter at @_yasminesimone. 

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  • Hannah Kaya

    Hannah Kaya

    Hannah Kaya is a farm worker and organizer.

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  • Hannen Sabean

    Hannen Sabean

    Hannen Sabean is a farm worker living in western Quebec. He holds an MA in Canadian history from Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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  • Clare Heggie

    Clare Heggie

    Clare Heggie is a health researcher and doula living in Nova Scotia. 

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  • Bára Hladík

    Bára Hladík

    Bára Hladík is a Czech-Canadian writer, editor and artist. Her work can be found in EVENT Magazine, This Magazine, Hamilton Arts & Letters, and elsewhere. Her first book New Infinity was published by Metatron Press (2022). Photo by Colene AuCoin.

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  • Jayde Jarvis

    Jayde Jarvis

    Jayde Jarvis is a dedicated educator who works across communities to help support children and their families with equity and access. She is currently completing her master of education in leadership and policy at the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.

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  • Jennie Long

    Jennie Long

    Jennie Long is a writer, facilitator, and researcher. She holds an MA in environmental studies from the University of Victoria.

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  • Sophie Jin

    Sophie Jin

    Sophie Jin is a writer, researcher, and master’s student looking at long-term care beyond institutionalization. Their work on penal abolition, disability justice, and labour has appeared in Briarpatch, This, and the Monitor, among others.

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  • Rachel Jobson

    Rachel Jobson

    Rachel Jobson is a queer, disabled, neurodivergent student currently completing her PhD in sociology at Carleton University, where she is researching the socio-legal construction of the nuclear family as the only sanctioned site of care outside of paid care work and institutionalization. She is an active member of the Disability Justice and Crip Culture Collaboratory.

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