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Condominium development threatens protection of Algonquin sacred site

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The fight to protect the sacred Chaudière Falls from a condominium development is gaining momentum following a massive sacred walk on Friday, June 17.

The sacred walk, which was initiated by Algonquin Elders from Pikwàkanagàn, brought out approximately 500 people on the Friday afternoon.

The day after the sacred march Stop Windmill, a group of non-native student and labour allies, called a rally for Monday, June 27.

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Chippewas of the Thames consider legal injunction to stop Enbridge's Line 9

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The Chippewas of the Thames First Nation (COTTFN) is seriously considering filing for an immediate injunction against Enbridge's Line 9.

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