Emily’s Paradox

EMILY MURPHY Revised Nov.2004 Preface Back of the new $50 Canadian banknote Emily’s Paradox was written and published on-line due to the frustration with mostly finding one-sided accounts available on the internet about her – the sanctioned, sanitized hero version. With the minting of the Famous Five on the new Canadian $50 bill that just[…]

Advocacy work

The following examples are works that have been done within an advocacy framework. Social Justice CanEvolve.ca: Helping Canada Enter The Era of Cannabis Regulation   –  Emily’s Paradox   –  University of Calgary: Complementary Medicine Speaker Series – Medical Marijuana    – Beyond 2008: North America Regional Consultations – UN-observed Forum    – Response to the Medical Marihuana Access Regulations CannabisLink.ca: The oldest[…]


DrugSense Weekly Newsletter Feb. 8, 2008 #535 Feature Article Source: http://www.drugsense.org/dscgi/dispn.pl/2008/ds08.n535.html#sec6 News Release http://communications.uvic.ca/releases/release.php?display=release&id=884 BEYOND 2008 On February 4-5, 2008 in Vancouver, BC, the second of two “Beyond 2008: North America Regional Consultations” took place in preparation for a 4th International NGO Forum on UN Drug Conventions. It was held at the Morris J. Wosk[…]

Response to MMAR

Bruce Erickson, Office of Controlled Substances, Department of Health, Address Locator 3503D, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 1B9; Email: bruce_erickson@hc-sc.gc.ca May 6, 2001 Mr. Erickson, The public has been invited to respond to the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations (MMAR) published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on April 7, 2001. The government feels the MMAR is an[…]


There are many worthy causes and it is easy to become overwhelmed by trying to “save the world” so finding the right organizations or movements that resonate with you, or starting your own, is crucial to being an effective advocate. You can seek out positions within established organizations, or with much sacrifice, dedication, perseverance and[…]