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Corvin Russell is an activist, writer, and translator based in Toronto. His current focus is Indigenous solidarity and environmental justice work.

Silence from leaders on Barriere Lake

| October 8, 2008
As Algonquins of Barriere Lake were being brutally attacked by Quebec riot police to break up their peaceful blockade of Highway 117 — they are demanding that Quebec and Canada honour the 1991 trilateral agreement with Barriere Lake which the province and the federal government both signed — the major party leaders were silent. Which party leaders are committed to the respect of Indigenous rights?

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