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Six reasons 2016 wasn't just a giant dumpster fire | Dec 20 2016 | Michael Stewart | Breaking: 2016 sucked. But maybe not all of it.
A fierce holiday giving guide to build a better future | Dec 16 2016 | Maya Bhullar | A Canadian activist guide to fight for food, shelter, the environment and peace this holiday.
Photo: Joe Brusky/flickr
Water protectors celebrate a major victory at Standing Rock | Dec 9 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Grassroots organizing, nonviolent direct action and leadership from frontline Indigenous people succeeded in stopping the Dakota Access Pipeline in its tracks.
Courtesy: Media Democracy Days website
Ryan McMahon: Red Man Laughing | Dec 9 2016 | Victoria Fenner | Indigenous comedian and storyteller Ryan McMahon delivered this year's Media Democracy Days 2016 keynote address.
Water samples collected from Sherbrooke Lake, Big Mushamush Lake, Little Mushamu
Why the Trudeau government must restore the Navigable Waters Protection Act | Dec 9 2016 | Emma Lui | In order to protect water, we need governments to see the importance of water to communities and local economies.
Flickr/Peg Hunter
Standing Rock inspires Canadian mobilization against extreme pipelines | Dec 7 2016 | Mark D'Arcy | Standing Rock has become the spark for an awakening of the human spirit, for a grassroots mobilization of peoples that is growing across North America and the world against extreme pipelines.
Photo: Valerie/flickr
It's time to give back to Manitoba's North | Dec 7 2016 | Lynne Fernandez | Governments need to move away from throwing public money at private corporations that do not have a meaningful commitment to the North's people and land.
Photo: Kent Lins/flickr
Trudeau government woefully miscalculates support for Kinder Morgan pipeline | Dec 6 2016 | Duncan Cameron | The Trudeau cabinet has judged that Canada-wide backing for increased exports from the Alberta bitumen sands overshadows B.C. opposition to shipping dilbit via pipeline to Metro Vancouver.
From Toronto to Standing Rock: #NoDAPL | Dec 6 2016 | Elizabeth Littlejohn, Nadine MacKinnon | Carrie Lester, Mohawk Land Defender and Water Protector, expresses solidarity from Toronto to Standing Rock/Tkarónto to Oceti Sakowin.
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Paxson Woelber
Indigenous people hold the key to caribou survival | Dec 6 2016 | David Suzuki | One thing governments could do to ensure caribou survive and thrive in the face of development: listen to the people who have shared the area with caribou for countless years.
Colonization Road
Ryan McMahon on 'Colonization Road' and other stories | Dec 5 2016 | Redeye Collective | We spoke with Anishinaabe comedian and media-maker Ryan McMahon when he was in Vancouver for Media Democracy Days.
Resource development in northeastern B.C. brings increased risk of violence to Indigenous women and girls | Dec 4 2016 | Redeye Collective | A new report by Amnesty International raises the alarm over increased risks to Indigenous women in the Peace River region. Craig Benjamin says violence is so pervasive it has become normalized.

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