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Opponents of the Conservative government‘s crime Bill C-10 were justified to argue that private companies would profiteer from the new jail system the legislation proposed for Canada. On Tuesday, the Canadian Press reported that a Toronto-based construction company, Bird Construction Inc., has been awarded the contract to build the $38.5-million North East Nova Scotia Correctional […]
Northern Gateway pipeline approved by panel with 209 conditions | On First Nation Issues, Events, And Environmental Issues On The West Coast And World Events.
Environmental opposition has been fierce with groups citing concerns over potential oil spills and the difficulty tankers would have navigating the islands of the Douglas Channel.Enbridge came under fire last year after releasing a video of the tankers’ passage but photo-shopping out about 1,000 square kilometers of islands.Enbridge argues that the project would provide thousands […]
Subsection 351 of the Canadian Constitution Act 1982 states: \”existing Aboriginal and treaty rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada are hereby recognized and affirmed.\” A Canadian government website says: \”Under the Peace and Friendship Treaties of 1760 and 1761 in the Maritimes, the Mi’kmaq and the Maliseet signatories did not surrender rights to […]
“It was a workshop in a church,” she said. “There were about 30 people there, most of them retired, and they were learning about story-telling and sign-making.“Really crazy stuff,” Gilchrist joked.There’s no evidence in the documents to suggest CSIS or RCMP agents infiltrated the Dogwood Initiative or used covert surveillance such as wiretaps. However, whatever […]
The announcement comes towards the end of the popular Sovereignty Summer campaign, launched on June 21, Aboriginal Day in Canada. Sovereignty Summer is a campaign of coordinated non-violent direct actions to promote Indigenous rights and environmental protection in alliance with non-Indigenous supporters. The campaign focuses specifically on six calls for change which the movement would […]