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Mar 12th, 2020
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Plans for a massive hydro plant on the shores of Georgian Bay have residents ‘devastated’ By Sandro Contenta Toronto Star Bob Baranski and his wife Kathy spent a decade planning their retirement dream home. They saved money, canvassed home shows and pored over designs. Never in doubt was its location...
Feb 24th, 2020
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Supporters march down Yonge St. in Midland. -AWARE Simcoe photo AWARE News Network Local indigenous people and their allies marched through downtown Midland today to express support for the Wet’suwet’en Peoples, presently defending their land against pipeline construction, and for the Moh...
Feb 15th, 2020
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Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare.  –Laura Barrios photo From Anishinabek Nation head office February 14 2020 Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare says the Wet’suwet’en fought for many years in the Delgamuukw-Gisday’wa court case to have their sovereignty recognized and aff...
Feb 14th, 2020
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Feb 14th, 2020
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Wet’suwet’en supporters on a bridge of a closed railway line in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory on February 12, 2020. Two days later, rail service across Canada was being closed down. -Canadian Press photo News release from the Canadian Association of Journalists February 7 2020 The Canadian Association ...
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Feb 14th, 2020
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Solidarity march in Smithers, BC last year –Canadian Press photo By Martin Lukacs and Shiri Pasternak The Narwhal February 7 2020 The B.C. government and corporate lobbyists representing major resource industries sought the “surrender” of First Nations land rights immediately following the Delg...
Feb 14th, 2020
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Wet’suwet’en First Nation supporters at the city hall rotunda in Barrie, February 8, 2020. -Shawn Gibson/BarrieToday AWARE News Network The following motion has been passed by the AWARE Simcoe board of directors: “AWARE Simcoe supports the Wet’suwet’en Peoples’ right to free, prior ...
Feb 14th, 2020
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Gillian Flies and Brent Preston of Creemore are members of Farmers for Climate Solutions. They call for new policies and a larger voice for farmers in addressing climate change. -CBC photo By Nick Boisvert CBC News February 11, 2020 After trudging through the thick layer of snow blanketing his farmla...
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Feb 13th, 2020
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Freda Huson (Howilhkat), director of the Unist’ot’en Healing Centre, is arrested Monday -Amanda Follett Hosgood photo / The Tyee By Nora Loreto National Observer It took longer than it should have, but Canadians are finally paying attention to the struggle at Wet’suwet’en. The hereditary chiefs and s...
Feb 4th, 2020
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It starts at the table From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition An hour and a half north of Toronto there is a constant stream of cars pulling over to the side of the road. People get out, walk to the back of their vehicle, open the trunk and lift out jugs, which they carry to […]...