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Mar 17th, 2018
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  from The Friends of the Waverley Uplands Join the Friends of the Waverley Uplands in their support of the local First Nations on World Water Day in a simultaneous rally and ceremonial vigil to protect the Alliston Aquifer. WHEN: Thursday March 22nd, 2018 at 6:30am WHERE: Please meet at the Wav...
Mar 16th, 2018
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James Hill, Canadian ambassador to Costa Rica, Honduras and Nicaragua. Canada reiterates concerns following publication of OHCHR report on human rights violations in the context of the 2017 elections in Honduras From Embassy of Canada, San José, Costa Rica – Canada is deeply concerned by the ob...
Mar 15th, 2018
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Edwin Espinal and Karen Spring Elmvale’s Spring family lobbies Liberal government to help free son-in-law from Honduran jail by Ian Adams Wasaga Sun  A woman who grew up on a farm outside Elmvale is in the middle of the fight for human rights in the Central American nation of Honduras. And whil...
Mar 5th, 2018
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AWARE News Network About 100 people gathered outside the Wyebridge Community Centre in a vigil for the water, as a community liaison committee of local residents appointed by Dufferin Aggregates held its first meeting inside. Speakers included Vicki Monague, Beth Brass Elson, Roley Monague, Jeff Mona...
Mar 5th, 2018
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MEDIA ADVISORY A few hundred people are expected to participate in a sacred prayer vigil to protect the Alliston Aquifer at the Wyebridge Community Centre. Participants include local area residents, concerned citizens, environmental groups, First Nations, Sustainable Trent and leaders of the Site 41 ...
Mar 4th, 2018
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Karen Spring waiting outside La Tolva prison on Friday   March 8 UPDATE from Janet Spring Edwin ended his hunger strike on Tuesday March 6, when he was finally seen by a doctor and treated for the virus. Yet he still suffers from dehydration and lack of energy and must advocate for a second doct...
Mar 2nd, 2018
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By Elizabeth McSheffrey National Observer In Honduras, beloved Indigenous activist Berta Cáceres is hailed as a “revolutionary” and martyr. A shocking investigation now reveals that the senior executives of a Honduran company may have been intricately involved in her murder. Seated in a jostling bus ...
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Mar 2nd, 2018
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 A Stage 4 archeological assessment is scheduled for the spring by Chris Simon Barrie Advance The historic Allandale train station is sitting on an Aboriginal burial ground, a local Indigenous leader claims. Keith Doxsee, a representative of the Ontario Coalition of Indigenous Peoples, is calling on ...
Feb 22nd, 2018
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Spring water at the Shotyk farm. -William Shotyk photo AWARE News Network The following submission to the Ontario government from Dr. William Shotyk of the Elmvale Foundation  regarding the proposed Greenbelt study area was presented to Springwater Township Council yesterday by Kate Harries. Elmvale ...
Feb 19th, 2018
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Ramara Deputy Mayor John O’Donnell  By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Simcoe County councillors voted last week not to provide funding to facilitate participation by First Nations and Metis in an archaeological management plan. The project, being undertaken by Archaeological Services Inc., a w...