Bernadette Wagner

Regina

Bernadette Wagner is an award-winning writer, a community activist and a singer. Her work has been published in newspapers, magazines, chapbooks and anthologies, on radio, television, CD and film, as well as online. Her first collection of poetry is forthcoming from Thistledown Press in 2010. She currently contributes to Canadian Dimension magazine, the prairie dog and the regina mom blog. In 2007, she participated in an international recording project, My Heart is Moved, a collection of songs based on the Earth Charter.

Bernadette Wagner
Blog
Aug 23, 2012

Todd Akin: Legitimate what?

Bernadette Wagner
Recent commentary by right wingers in the U.S. comes up against recent research in Canada.
Blog
Apr 28, 2012

#M312's birth into Parliament and a personal response

Bernadette Wagner
The regina mom knows that Mr. Harper clearly stated, numerous times, that a Conservative government would not re-open the abortion debate. Yet on Thursday, April 26 members of Parliament debated M312.
Blog
Apr 25, 2012

Radical Handmaids on Parliament Hill

Bernadette Wagner
Today, on Parliament Hill, the Radical Handmaids gather in opposition to Motion 312, the anti-choice motion that seeks to redefine when human life begins.
Blog
Apr 24, 2012

It's a war on women

Bernadette Wagner
The regina mom had it in mind to do a series around abortion because Motion 312 will be debated in the House of Commons on Thursday.
Blog
Apr 22, 2012

Just a pro-choice poet doing her thing

Bernadette Wagner
And more, perhaps. As some of you may already know, the regina mom has taken to occasionally performing at the local slam poetry event in Regina.
Blog
Apr 21, 2012

On the same issue, 25 years later

Bernadette Wagner
In the 80s, it was the Devine regime provincially and the Mulroney machine federally that moved the regina mom into political activism. The issue of reproductive rights got her involved.
Blog
Feb 22, 2012

Canada creeps towards becoming a closed society

Bernadette Wagner
Nick Fillmore asks a question The Regina Mom has been grappling with for years: "Is Stephen Harper displaying fascist-like tendencies?" And The Regina Mom responds.

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