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No answers yet concerning 2.7 million litre spill on Lubicon Lake Nation territory | Mar 27 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Lubicon First Nation community members are still awaiting answers regarding the short- and long-term impacts of a 2.7 million litre oil and gas condensate spill.
Anglican mission school, La Ronge, Sask. LAC photo
Truth and Reconciliation Commission: churches plan supportive events | Mar 27 2015 | Dennis Gruending | The Truth and Reconciliation Commission into Indian residential schools will report on June 2, 2015. The ecumenical organization KAIROS is planning supportive events to look at the way ahead.
Image: Proposed Squamish LNG Plant on the Howe Sound's western shore. Image borr
Why the Woodfibre LNG terminal in B.C. must be stopped | Mar 26 2015 | Emma Lui | On Monday, the Council of Canadians made a submission to the B.C. Environment Assessment Office calling on the B.C. government to reject the Woodfibre LNG project.
Watch: Raising awareness for Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls in Canada | Mar 26 2015 | Angel O | We need to push for an inquiry to bring awareness for our Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada.
As support for C-51 slides, Conservative MP floats oversight fix | Mar 25 2015 | Stuart Trew | The government has stacked the public safety committee's schedule this week, hoping to get through all remaining witnesses and approve Bill C-51 before Easter. Meetings resumed Monday night.
Grassroots Dene people defending the land in northern Saskatchewan | Mar 25 2015 | Scott Neigh | Don Montgrand and Candyce Paul talk about the Northern Dene Trappers Alliance, highway blockades, defending the land, and cultural resurgence.
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The Right to Be Cold: Sounding the alarm on climate change in the North | Mar 24 2015 | Naomi Klein | In her new memoir "The Right to Be Cold," Sheila Watt-Cloutier summarizes the devastating impacts of oil and gas extraction on Arctic communities.
Former Justice Thomas Berger opens "Thunder in our Voices" exhibition
Former Justice Thomas Berger opens 'Thunder in our Voices' exhibition | Mar 19 2015 | George Lessard | Between 1975 and 1977, Justice Thomas Berger visited 30 communities in the NWT and the Yukon to hold hearings into the proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipeline. In this video, he speaks of those days.
First Nation Activists Heckled with Racial Slurs at Stop C-51 Rally | Mar 19 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | No, having Indigenous community members lead the march does not mean they are taking over or organizing boats to send people back to where-ever.
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Chief Isadore Day calls for Annual Day of National Dialogue on Ending Racism in Canada | Mar 19 2015 | Maya Bhullar | Last month, Chief Isadore Day, Serpent River First Nation, wrote an open letter to Parliament asking that April 12 be set aside as an Annual Day for a National Dialogue on Ending Racism.
'The Inconvenient Indian' is conveniently kicked off of Canada Reads | Mar 17 2015 | Lauren Scott | After a tense four-way tiebreak "The Inconvenient Indian" was booted from this year's battle of the books.
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GroundWire | March 17, 2015: Bill C-51, Tibetian National Uprising Day | Mar 17 2015 | GroundWire: Community Radio News | This episode of GroundWire features headline stories about Bill C-51, Tibetian National Uprising Day, and PanAm and Parapan Am Games medals.

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Connection between C-51 and Aboriginal and labour rights KenS said... There is quite a bit of discussion of this in aboriginal-oriented Facebook groups (and presumably...
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2014 Assembly of First Nations elects new leader - What lies ahead? epaulo13 said... ..this is an introduction to what first nations face today and various directions needed to move...
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