Will a more equitable physical world translate into a fairer online space for Indigenous communities? In this interview, Alexander Dirksen reflects on reconciliation efforts in Canada and where they intersect with debates around digital access, privacy and representation.
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John Woodside is a journalist who covers foreign policy, civil liberties and urban issues. He has a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia, and other than OpenCanada, his work has been found in The Guardian, The Tyee and on Cited.
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