Waterloo based coalition rallies against Enbridge tar sands pipeline

KITCHENER – As Waterloo regional councillors arrived for their monthly general meeting this past Wednesday, they were greeted by a rally of approximately 75 residents…

Neil Young calls Fort McMurray a “wasteland”

Wearing his signature crumpled hat and a green “Go Family Farms” T-shirt, Canadian rock legend Neil Young raised some eyebrows in Washington last week when…

Brantford – and all that Jazz

[tweetable]The 6th annual Brantford International Jazz Festival attracted thousands to Harmony Square in Brantford[/tweetable] with a long list of world-renowned jazz artists and a few to…

Friday 13th brings brisk business to New Credit

The weather was not ideal, but an estimated 30,000 bikers from throughout Ontario and upstate New York braved the cool and wet weather to make…

Wendat Nation buries grave-robbed remains of 1,760 ancestors

Any people would be horrified to think of the remains of their ancestors totalling a large part of their nation to have been stolen from…

Wendat Nation buries grave-robbed remains of 1,760 ancestors

Any people would be horrified to think of the remains of their ancestors totaling a large part of their nation to have been stolen from…

Members of Mi’kmaq Warrior Society Swarmed by RCMP in Moncton in Ongoing Struggle Against Fracking

On September 11, 2013, members of the Mi’kmaq Warrior Society, “the Homeland Security of the Mi’kmaq Nation,” were tailed throughout Moncton, New Brunswick just before…

25 years after Manitoba’s report on root-causes of crime, native incarceration rates have skyrocketed

Twenty-five years after the “Report of the Aboriginal Justice Inquiry of Manitoba” enumerated its root causes of crime in Indigenous communities – poverty, lack of…

Recent international law enforcement operation near Akwesasne raises longstanding Onkwehon:we concerns

On Thursday September 5, 2013, United States Attorney Richard Hartunian (Northern District of New York), surrounded by the police chiefs of the Oneida Indian Nation…

Treaty 3 Grassroots Citizens Coalition leads “Toonie Walk for Loonie Justice”

The Treaty 3 Grassroots Citizens Coalition, joined by off-reserve members of the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen no.258, are walking to demand accountability from First Nations…

New Coastal First Nations Campaign Takes Aim at Bear Trophy Hunting

Coastal First Nations, an alliance of Wuikinuxv, Heiltsuk, Kitasoo/Xai’xais, Nuxalk, Gitga’at, Metlakatla, Old Massett, Skidegate, and the Council of the Haida Nation issued a ban…

Two Row Renewal event coming to the Grand River

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the Two Row Wampum Treaty struck between the Haudenosaunee and Dutch visitors in 1613. To commemorate that agreement…

New Tonto biography remembers Jay Silverheals

The same week the new Lone Ranger film, featuring Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp was released in the theatres, a new biography on Jay Silverheels…

New Credit creating its own Matrimonial Real Property law

The Mississauga’s of the New Credit are seeking input from their members to design and codify a binding Matrimonial Real Property bylaw for that community. In a…

Burger stand closure could open more than expected

Toronto lawyer , Katherine Hensel and co-council, Six Nations own Bev Jacobs, were in Cayuga Court last week defending Derek Sandy and Nolan Hill who…