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Robert Jago | Don’t say that Canada or Saskatchewan failed Indigenous people -- Canada just failed. It wasn’t a mob of racists that released a killer onto the streets -- it was 12 regular Canadians.
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Karl Nerenberg | To abolish the Senate a Prime Minister Mulcair would need constitutional consent of all provinces. And politically, First Nations would also have to be on side. It's a tall order, but not impossible.
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Brent Patterson | The situation is serious in terms of access to clean drinking water for First Nations in Canada. Now the Harper government is looking at introducing privatization to First Nations water systems.
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Emma Lui | The Yukon Party government's recent decision to allow fracking in the Liard basin in southeast Yukon has reignited resolve in the territory to protect the lakes and rivers from fracking.
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Artist's conception of the Pacific Northwest LNG terminal on Lelu Island
Brent Patterson | Energy company Petronas is offering $1 billion dollars to the Lax Kw'alaams First Nation in British Columbia to secure their support for the proposed $36-billion Pacific NorthWest LNG project.
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Jessica Prupas | A roundup of the highlights from the Blogs this week
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Paula Boutis, Pro Bono | On January 8, 2013, Frog Lake First Nation and Mikisew Cree First Nation launched judicial review cases in the Federal Court to challenge the passage of omnibus budget bills Bill C-38 and Bill C-45.
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Monia Mazigh | On December 10th, the world celebrated Human Rights Day. Canada, with the trembling voice of its Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, added its fading voice to the international scene.
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Maggie Padlewska | Maggie Padlewska speaks with Chief Theresa Spence on Dec. 11, the first day of her hunger strike demanding justice and respect for her people, and for all First Nations.
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Scott Harris | A boisterous rally and march numbering 1,500 took to the streets of Edmonton as part of more than a dozen rallies marking the December 10 Idle No More national day of action and solidarity.
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Pamela Palmater | In the year 2012, we STILL have Canadians who believe it is acceptable to profit from or completely ignore the blatant racism being perpetrated against Indigenous peoples.
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Pamela Palmater | Time and again the Harper Conservative government denies Canada's role in our poverty, tries to sugarcoat the past and puts their assimilatory agenda on fast-forward.