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Fixing our divided city: Lessons from youth and elders | Oct 30 2014 | Shauna MacKinnon | Our city would be well served if Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal youth, inner-city and urban youth, Elders and other adults had an opportunity to come together at Circle of Life Thunderbird House.
'From the Poplars' and beyond: A call for social justice | Oct 30 2014 | Nathaniel G. Moore | Canadian poetry and activism mix? You bet! 'From the Poplars' puts a spotlight on B.C. history and the Qayqayt First Nation in this call to arms for environmental consciousness.
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Child welfare funding on reserve now in hands of Human Rights Tribunal | Oct 30 2014 | Jocelyn Formsma | The First Nations child welfare case is the most important Indigenous children's rights case. Why? Here's three reasons.
Winter and our ability to forget ‏ | Oct 30 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | I remember the fire of such campaigns as Idle No More, the round dances under the snowflakes and pale light of the setting sun. I remember when we cared about Innu youth and the homeless.
Canadian lawyers and Chevron's court battle over environmental damage in Ecuador | Oct 30 2014 | Kirsten Iler, Pro Bono | Controversy erupted amongst Canadian lawyers when the Canadian Bar Association decided to intervene in a long-running case brought against Chevron by Indigenous peoples in Ecuador. Here's why.
Dear Ryan: Don't vote for Bill S-6 | Oct 30 2014 | Linda Leon | Please don't vote for regressive Bill S-6, "An Act to amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act and the Nunavut Waters and Nunavut Surface" -- Northerners deserve better.
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Surveillance of social movement groups increases under Harper government | Oct 29 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians is concerned by the increasing pattern of surveillance under the Harper government of social movement groups, including our own organization.
The Museum of Canadian Human Rights Violations | Oct 29 2014 | Redeye Collective | When the waters of Shoal Lake were diverted to provide drinking water for the city of Winnipeg, the community of Shoal Lake 40 became an island, cut off from services and transportation.
Healing our spirit, strengthening our resistance on anniversary of Elsipogtog raid | Oct 23 2014 | Angela Giles | This past Friday marked the one-year anniversary of the RCMP raid on the 134 encampment in Rexton, N.B., close to the Elsipogtog First Nation.
Pimicikamak occupation of the Jenpeg dam
Cree nation occupies hydro-dam in Manitoba | Oct 22 2014 | Brent Patterson | Last Wednesday, October 15, more than 100 people from the Cross Lake First Nation (Pimicikamak Cree Nation), located north of Lake Winnipeg, occupied the grounds of the Jenpeg hydro-dam.
Hupacasath First Nation puts China on notice over Canada-China FIPA | Oct 22 2014 | Scott Harris | The Hupcasasath First Nation sent a letter to the Premier of China last week, giving notice that the Hupacasath does not consider itself bound by the terms of the agreement.
Mining justice: Local work in a global struggle | Oct 22 2014 | Scott Neigh | Beth Dollaga speaks about the Vancouver-based work of the Mining Justice Alliance against the global injustices endemic to Canada's mining industry.

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