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Karl Nerenberg | If Harper wants to keep his bored government busy by changing the rules for future governments, he has better choices than a hypocritical balanced budget law. He could ban omnibus bills, for a start.
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Free Grassy | Need more information about Grassy Narrows' Supreme Court case? Read these five quick facts and pass them along.
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Scott Harris | The Federal Court of Appeal will hear arguments on June 10 regarding the Hupacasath First Nation's legal challenge of the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement.
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Michael Butler | Today after 14 years of winding its way through the courts, the Supreme Court of Canada began hearing Grassy Narrows' legal case (Keewatin v. MNR) for treaty rights and against clearcut logging.
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Michael Butler | The Ontario government has approved plans for another decade of clearcut logging in Grassy Narrows Territory against the will of this Indigenous community.
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Stuart Trew | The ongoing case has stalled ratification of the Canada-China FIPA for over a year and could for another six months as an important legal appeal gets underway.
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Michael Butler | Neil Young and Diana Krall will be performing at fundraising concerts in support of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation and their fight against Shell Canada's Jackpine mine.
Activist Toolkit
| Idle No More is a grassroots social movement founded in 2012, that began partially as a reaction to Bill C-45.
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Duncan Cameron | Since 1763, when the Royal Proclamation established the constitutional basis for Aboriginal treaties, First Nations have recognized the Crown as their treaty partner.
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GRIS Visits Oshkimaadziig
Dan Kellar, [email protected] Radio, Grand River Media Collective, Kalin Stacey | The Oshkimaadziig Unity camp, located at Council Rock near Midland, in Ontario is invoking Anishnabek nationhood in a direct way. Kalin Stacy of the GRMC speaks to Gibwinasi, a camp spokesperson.
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Redeye Collective | On Saturday, hundreds of people from both sides of the Canada – U.S. border gathered at the Peace Arch to show solidarity with the Idle No More movement. Kat Norris is one of the organizers.
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Krystalline Kraus | Norman Matchewan, a youth spokesperson for the First Nation of Mitchikanibiko'inik (Barriere Lake), was acquitted on what community members alleged all along were politically motivated charges.