At the summit of hypocrisy: Harper boycotts Commonwealth meeting in Sri Lanka citing “human rights” concerns

Prime Minister Stephen Harper may have boycotted the Commonwealth meeting in Sri Lanka last week, but he still managed to reach the summit of hypocrisy.

Obama pays lip service to “covenant chain” at Tribal Nations Conference, but “pummeled” behind the scenes

Since coming to office, the Obama administration has perhaps done more than any that has come before it to keep up appearances of good relations…

Ontario launches “development corporation” in the Ring of Fire

Last Friday, the Ontario government announced the creation of a public corporation to oversee the development of infrastructure that will facilitate the extraction of resources…

Pollutants near Aamjiwnaang causing skewed sex ratios, study shows

A new study from the University of Michigan School of Public Health in collaboration with the Aamjiwnaang Environment Office confirms what many people of Aamjiwnaang…

Leaky B.C. pipeline being quietly dealt with

News hasn’t been the only thing “leaking” this week for American pipeline giant Kinder Morgan. The energy company is reported to be in the process…

Feds spending record-breaking dollars on litigating Onkwehon:we land claims

A new article from the Law Times revealed that by far the largest spending on legal battles by the Canadian government is taking place in…

First Nations Education Act ‘colonial’, says Madahbee

After decades of under-funding to First Nations schools – with high dropout rates and an epidemic of youth suicide that can’t be disassociated with the…

State of the Oceans: “a disaster that challenges human civilization”

Image Caption: This image from the NASA Earth Observatory shows zones in the ocean where oxygen levels have dropped so low that these have become…

“FRACK OFF!” Elsipogtog First Nation announces major land reclamation in ongoing anti-fracking struggle

After months of arrests and mounting resistance against shale gas exploration in New Brunswick on Mi’kmaq territory, the anti-fracking movement upped the ante this past…

Full Rainbow Frames Idle No More-Toronto’s Unity in Action Gathering

TORONTO – On the 250th anniversary of the Royal Proclamation of 1763, on October 7, the Idle No More movement took to the streets in…