WATCH: Protecting the sacred Chaudière Falls site from ‘Zibi’ condos

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Speakers and musical performances in support of protecting the sacred Chaudière Falls site — Akikodjiwan / Asinabka — in Ottawa/Gatineau on unceded Algonquin territory. The area is under threat of planned condo-commercial development by Windmill Development Group Ltd in partnership with Dream Unlimited Corp.

In November, the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador (including nine Algonquin chiefs) passed a resolution opposing the development, instead demanding the land be returned to Algonquin stewardship. In December, the full Assembly of First Nations passed a similar resolution.

Despite this, the developers broke ground on the Gatineau side of the project in mid-December. No levels of government have yet to respond to the demands of the Algonquin chiefs.

For more information, see the printable pamphlet at or the following websites:

Also online the podcast of the event: and the Youtube playlist of the individual videos: 

This event was held on Dec. 19 as part of the Phil Ochs Festival in Ottawa. Video by Greg Macdougall,

Greg Macdougall

Greg Macdougall

Greg Macdougall is an activist/educator/writer based in Ottawa. He is the producer (aka layout person) of the rabble rouser. He is also a member of the provincial anarchist organization Common Cause,...