Grassroots Peacebuilding in Winnipeg, Canada

Broadcast on July 18, 2012
With David G. Newman & Abdikheir Ahmed

David G. Newman

Queen's Counsel
Grandfather of 3, father of 3, brother of 2 sisters, son of a father who taught: be humble, never make a decision out of fear never have regrets,work hard and serve humanity during your brief time on this earth. I am a lawyer, educator, advocate and dispute resolver by profession and experience. I have been a servant leader as a volunteer in preventative health and rehabiliation, a citizen advisor to the Salvation Army, Chair of a faith group, Chair of the the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce and Cabinet Minister in a majority government responsible for serving the interests of Aboriginal Peoples in Manitoba and northern affairs communities and mines and energy and hydro throughout the province and commuunity economic development in the north.I have also served as a Commissioner on the Nunavut Planning Commission with Inuit Peoples from the far north of Canada.I have been a Rotary Club of Winnipeg member for 30 years . This club made Rotary International in 1910. I serve one of 532 Rotary Districts in the world in the heart of Canada as Honourary Legal Counsel and Co-Chair of the Rotary International District 5550 World Peace Partners Committee. My passion since 2000 has been contributing to a more peaceful world and freedom and "undependency" ( Calvin Helin )of Indigenous Peoples.