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Updates on Sustainable Solutions & More!: Idle No More organizer & One House Many Nations builder, Alex Wilson, speaking at Just Transitions In this email update, we are sharing some exciting news from the Indigenous folks who are working for sustainable solutions for not only our communities but also to provide models other communit...
Webinar on Rights and Recognition Framework: The webinar will be live at 5PM Eastern Time at the link below:     On Sunday, Oct. 14th, The Defenders of the Land, the Truth Campaign and the Idle No More networks will be hosting a live stream webinar. We will be providing an analysis of Canada’s proposed “Recognition and Implementation of I...
Federal "Rights Framework" Legislation - Teach In Tools: In this blog post, we have included a two-page brochure and information sheet that you can print and distribute within your community's. It has been prepared by grassroots volunteers to ensure that we have tools needed that break down the federal legalese, so you know exactly how our collective r...
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Foolish leaders and LNG : Foolish leaders and LNG Judith SayersOctober 2, 2018I cannot help but reflect this morning on what foolish leaders we have at the head of Canada and BC.
Some Things First Nations Need to Know About Bill C-68: Proposed Amendments to the Fisheries Act: Some Things First Nations Need to Know About Bill C-68: Proposed Amendments to the Fisheries ActJudith SayersFebruary 20, 2018
Do we need a Recognition and Implementation Framework?: Do we need a Recognition and Implementation Framework?Judith SayersFebruary 18, 2018The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced on February 14, 2018 that the Government of Canada will develop ?? in full partnership with indigenous peoples ?? a Recognition and Implementation of Rights Framewor...
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Saskatchewan: The Land of Living Skies and Lethal Racism: Saskatchewan is known as the “land of the living skies” for its breathtakingly colourful northern lights. It is also one of the most beautiful prairie-provinces in Canada, with stunning purple sand beaches and the incredible Sahara-like Athabasca Sand Dunes that stretch for nearly 100 kilometres....
The Indigenous right to say no:                                      (photo by Michelle Girouard)This article was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily on October 12, 2018. The federal government recently announced that it will not appeal the court decision which quashed Canada’s approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline exp...
It's up to Indigenous, environmental groups to protect the public interest: (Photo by Ken Balcomb, Center for Whale Research, pic from Washington Post)This article is Part 2 of a 2-part series which was originally published in The Lawyer's Daily on September 17, 2018. The link to Part 1 which was published Sept.11, 2018 is provided below. Despite objections from some of ...
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Parks Canada spent $731,000 to kill 122 moose in Cape Breton park: More than 120 moose have been killed since the program was introduced three years ago. Ottawa flies Aboriginal hunters into the park, and helps them remove the carcass, with the food distributed to Mi'kmaq communities and food banks across Nova Scotia.
Students who died while at residential school to be memorialized: National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation visits Yellowknife to gather information for a register of students who went missing or died while at school.
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The Proportional Representation Referendum, I have no idea how I will vote: This referendum is making feel like I need to choose between losing a leg or losing an eye.   All the outcomes are bad and will not benefit the people of BC.I have been interested in improving the voting system we have federally, provincially and locally for about 35 years.   At times I was very ...
I am retiring from active political engagement : I have reached a point where I do not have the passion for politics any longer.   The discourse in politics is one that is negative without facts or ad hominem.  I have put in a lot effort to try stop treating those they are not agreement with as the enemy but I am done.   I have harmed my mental...
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Kinew Commits to Action on Climate Change: Kinew Commits to Action on Climate Change An NDP government would invest every dollar collected through pollution taxes into specific efforts to reduce and mitigate the effects of global warming   August 31, 2017 Winnipeg, MB ?? Today Wab Kinew committed to reinvesting ever...
Kinew Takes Decisive Step Toward Victory: Kinew Takes Decisive Step Toward Victory  August 22, 2017 Winnipeg, MB ?? Results announced today from the past two weeks of voting show that NDP members voted decisively in favour of Wab Kinew to be the next leader of the Manitoba NDP. New Democrats elected a total of 588 Kine...
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