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May 14th, 2022
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This is an area near the Holland River, just below Cooks Bay. The orange stakes indicate an archeological survey. | Supplied Photo From BarrieToday, May 10, 2022 By Jeff Monague In 1812, the Ogemaawag (Oh-geh-maw-whag) Chiefs of the Anishinaabeg (Ah-nish-in-aw-behg) Ojibwe, along with their warriors ...
Mar 17th, 2022
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'We wanted to ... get clean drinking water in communities as quickly as possible. I just feel happy and proud to have been involved in the solution,' says Stephanie Willsey...
Feb 19th, 2022
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Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux is Lakehead University’s chair on truth and reconciliation. From OrilliaMatters, February 17, 2022 By OrilliaMatters Staff Lakehead University is launching a community-based education series to support those seeking to understand and respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Co...
Feb 19th, 2022
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By Peter McCartney, Climate Campaigner, Wilderness Committee Feds quit funding pipeline as costs soar to $21.4B For the first time in a long time, I’ve got good news to share about Trans Mountain. Today, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland announced the federal government will not pay for ballooning c...
Feb 2nd, 2022
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'Our democratic institutions are under assault by the same dark forces that are rocking other democracies across the world,' says letter writer...
Feb 2nd, 2022
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Local elder says police's laid-back response to truckers is dramatically different from their approach to peaceful Indigenous protests in Ottawa...
Jan 27th, 2022
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Webinar on February 10, 2022, at 12 pm....
Jan 11th, 2022
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From The Council of Canadians, December 21, 2021 By Dylan Penner Double standards of racism and colonialism Canada has a climate double standard. While land and water defenders face serious criminalization, repression, and police brutality, we’re continuing to witness in Wet’suwet’en territory, corpo...
Dec 13th, 2021
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Land defender Sabina Dennis was among those arrested by RCMP on Wet’suwet’en territory on Nov. 18. Photo by Dan Loan From the National Observer, December 8, 2021 By John Woodside Three land defenders claim they were subjected to dehumanizing treatment at the hands of RCMP following their ...
Nov 30th, 2021
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Shaylynn Sampson, Gitxsan Lax Gibuu Wilp Spookxw, left, and Sleydo’ Molly Wickham rest in the tiny house at Coyote camp in Gidimt’en territory near Houston, B.C., on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. Video and photos of the raid of Coyote Camp have been released and are appalling. The RCMP played the soundtra...