Podcast
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | Bill C-15 would affirm the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is applicable to Canadian law. Unifor's Indigenous Liason Gina Smoke discusses labour's fight to have the bill passed.
Blog
Women drum at the Kitchi KAIROS blanket exercise in Ottawa, June 2, 2017. Image: Extremeline Productions
Chrystal Waban | This June, KAIROS invites you to learn about Indigenous women working to make change in Canada.
Columnists
Canada's premiers tour Muskrat Falls dam construction site in 2015. Photo: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador/Flickr
Matthew Behrens | The crisis of Canada's toxic divide has come into sharp focus in Labrador, where the plans are to push the Muskrat Falls megadam to full operations by the fall.
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MP Romeo Saganash at 2017 teach in on Bill C-262. Dennis Gruending photo.
Dennis Gruending | Conservative senators are obstructing Bill C-262, which would ensure that Canadian laws are consistent with UNDRIP, in hopes it will die when Parliament prorogues for the fall election.
Blog
Krystalline Kraus | The five united clans of the Wet'suwet'en have called for a solidarity day of action against the Trudeau government and the RCMP on Tuesday, January 8. Actions are planned across the world.
News
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould speaks at 2017 First Nations Leaders' Gathering. Photo: Province of British Columbia/Flickr
Joyce Green, Gina Starblanket | The Trudeau government is committed to table legislation on a Recognition of Rights Framework for Indigenous Rights this fall. While not yet finalized, the initial drafts are not encouraging.
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David Suzuki | Most of Canada's fossil-fuelled energy policies are on a collision course with reconciliation. Shifting to renewable energy would be a win for the environment, climate, economy, and Indigenous rights.
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Emma Lui | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just shuffled his cabinet. A Water Minister is needed to coordinate the more than 20 departments related to water and develop an action plan.
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Bottled water. Image: Flickr
Emma Lui | The corporate takeover of water around the Great Lakes and the violations of the human right to water and Indigenous rights shows that access to water often falls along racial, class and other lines.
Columnists
Muskrat Falls mega-dam construction site. Photo: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador/Flickr
Matthew Behrens | On May 7, a rally and nonviolent direct action will take place on Parliament Hill in solidarity with the Labrador Land Protectors, who are trying to stop the massive Muskrat Falls mega-dam.
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Loose tobacco. Photo: Lindsay Fox/Flickr
Pamela Palmater | Canada can't have it both ways -- they can't complain about the cost of First Nation poverty and continually criminalize all Indigenous means of subsistence.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in the Canada - Modern Treaty and Self-Governing First Nations Forum. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Pamela Palmater | Since his election, Trudeau has made the same core promises to recognize and implement Indigenous rights in a multitude of strategically timed announcements, but it's been all talk and little action.