Feds approve Northern Gateway, but consent from First Nations and B.C. residents wholly absent

The writing on the wall couldn’t have been written in bigger, bolder, and clearer letters over the past year: The relentless exploitation of fossil fuel…

Study reveals shocking premature death rates

A recent study Walking in their shoes published by Anishnawbe Health Toronto finds that the average age of death for users of four “Aboriginal” health…

Stacey Boots arrested and charged before minutes before CBSA building takeover

“This is Harriet Boots, and I’m looking for my son,” Stacey’s mother told the OPP detachment at Long Sault on the afternoon of March 22,…

Nisga’a first to privatize reserve land

NLast week, the Nisga’a Nation in northwestern B.C. became the first First Nation in Canada to introduce private property, when the community’s land registrar signed…

First Nations Finance Authority will begin selling their debt

First Nations bands and governments who are party to the First Nations Finance Authority are about to make a sell-off of between $100-150 million of…

Ontario’s shale-gas: The next ‘fracking’ frontier?

With the consciousness of people in Canada taken up a notch on the issue of “fracking” by the Mi’kmaq-led resistance in New Brunswick, it’s only…

Southgate rezoning for ‘sludge’ plant at headwaters of the Grand

Since February 2013 Lystek International has been shipping Toronto’s sewage waste – what’s generally known as “sludge” – to Dundalk, Ontario, to be processed into…

“Jaywalking to jail” in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

The Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU)  – a people’s organization in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) of Vancouver made up of over 2000 drug…

Anniversary of Huron-Robinson Treaty Sees Serpent River First Nation Stage Highway Protest

This past Monday, Sep. 9, the Chi Genebek Ziibing Anishinabek of the Serpent River First Nation marked the anniversary of the Robinson-Huron Treaty by staging…

Report Details Sex Trafficking of Onkwehon:we Women Across Lake Superior

Last week, media outlets across in Canada widely reported on a decades-old trafficking of women and children across Lake Superior between the ports of Thunder…

Harper woos Onkwehon:we with training grant for mining jobs

Stephen Harper kicked off his eighth annual tour of so-called “Northern Canada” this past Sunday, August 18 to promote the extractive industry as a solution…

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