Author Archives: dennislewycky

About dennislewycky

Communications professional with work experience on three continents and in the fields of public consultations, mass communications and social marketing.

Is Reality now Imitating Fiction

I watched CNN news when the second plane hit the World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001. I had just come into my hotel room in Kampala, Uganda around 4:20pm and thought I was watching an apocalyptic movie. It took … Continue reading

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Follow up to Wade Davis article

The Unraveling of America : Anthropologist Wade Davis on how COVID-19 signals the end of the American era. In Rolling Stone, July 2020 In this article Davis eloquently and intelligently outlines the history of cataclysmic change and what America has become in … Continue reading

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Has the Revolution Started … and am I left behind?

The world seems to be on the edge of a transformative change. Is something bigger happening or am I just wishful thinking? And because of covid am I and others sidelined. Like many of you, I have been watching the … Continue reading

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Protests and demonstrations against racism are putting pressure on institutions and individuals to change. This is necessary and healthy for all of us. Part of one major demand of the protestors is systemic* change in policing. Again this is necessary … Continue reading

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Are international Trade deals delivering on their Promises?

 Soon, Canadians will be facing new debates over multilateral trade agreements. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA was challenged by voters in one region of Belgium. Hopefully we will soon have an opportunity to speak to government about the … Continue reading

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Change will come to the CP Rail yards

Developing the CP rail yards still an Opportunity Last month the Manitoba government terminated the task force set up under the previous government to consider moving the Canadian Pacific rail yards out of inner city Winnipeg. While we don’t know … Continue reading

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Who Should Support Idle no More?

Aboriginal youth and women started the rallies and demonstrations in support of Theresa Spence and the Chiefs who protested the passing of Bills C-38 and C-45. First Nations leaders are now publicly supporting the movement and more youth and student … Continue reading

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Defend the CBC

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is again being threatend by the Conservatives. The government is indicating that the CBC will undergo further budget reductions next year. We have to resist any further reduction in the CBC’s ability to report on Canada … Continue reading

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