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Nov 12th, 2019
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition We hope you can join the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust for this free event: The state of natural areas protection in the Lake Simcoe Watershed and the nearby Oak Ridges Moraine and Greenbelt, and what we can do about it. When: Thu...
Nov 8th, 2019
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Paulo Paulino Guajajara, known as Kwahu, was shot dead following an ambush by loggers. He was a Guardian of the Amazon, a group of indigenous men from the Guajajara tribe who protect their territory from loggers. by SARAH SHENKER Survival International  “They’re watching us,” the Guardians whispered,...
Nov 3rd, 2019
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 Chief Simon Fobister, commenting on one of many federal promises to his community, before his death three months ago. Sons of late Grassy Narrows Chief travel to Toronto to demand action from federal government from Free Grassy The former Chief of Grassy Narrows, Simon Fobister, passed away recently...
Oct 22nd, 2019
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Wiidookdaadiwin sculpture at Simcoe County Museum  News release from Simcoe County A historic and culturally significant landmark is an important step closer to its final home. Working to fulfil the vision of creating a historic lookout, and achieving this with First Nations and community partners, t...
Oct 2nd, 2019
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29-year-old Milgen Idán Soto Ávila, a member of the Tolupán Indigenous community and the Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice, was disappeared four days before his body was found buried at the worksite of the logging company he was fighting against. by Zoe PC Peoples Dispatch Social movements in Ho...
Sep 23rd, 2019
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Members of Toronto’s Honduran community with speakers Karen Spring and Yurissa Varela, front, second and third from left, and Tyler Shipley and Yves Engler, back row. -AWARE Simcoe photo AWARE News Network The Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor hosted a meeting in Foreign Minister Chrystia F...
Sep 3rd, 2019
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Edwin Espinal and Karen Spring on recent break in north Honduras Simcoe County Honduras Rights Toronto Event September 18, 2019 By Janet Spring Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor On Friday September 30, we received devastating news that the prosecutor in Edwin Espinal and Raul Alvarez’s bail heari...
Aug 22nd, 2019
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Verna Friday from Bear Island (Temagami First Nation) and Beth Brass Elson from Chimnissing Anishinabek Territory (Beausoleil First Nation) flank John Hawke in Midland court today. -AWARE Simcoe photo AWARE News Network Around a dozen people, most of them veterans of the Site 41 battle, turned out to...
Aug 21st, 2019
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Karen Spring and Edwin Espinal play chess for the first time. ‘Our [Canadian] politicians are involved in turning a blind eye to human rights abuses all around the world,’ said Karen Spring by: Erika Engel Collingwood Today In an apartment in Honduras’ capital city Tegucigalpa, a husband ...
Aug 20th, 2019
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Karen Spring, Edwin Espinal and Janet Spring flank Raul Alvarez after he’s released from La Tolva jail in Honduras From the Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor Committee The following meeting is being sponsored by the Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor Committee: Canada’s Role in Honduras ...