February 22 to 25, 2017 CFMH (Local FM ) in Saint John, New Brunswick hosts the 2017 Homelessness Marathon!!!

Tansi! My name is Anna Wilson and I am the researcher and cohost of Moccasin Telegraph Aboriginal Call In Show on CJSR Radio Network 88.5 FM Thursdays 5:00 pm to 5:30pm. I have volunteered in this role since the Idle No More Movement in 2010 when I pledged a song I wrote to raise money for the children of Attawapiskat First Nation. I have struggled with homelessness myself … Continue reading February 22 to 25, 2017 CFMH (Local FM ) in Saint John, New Brunswick hosts the 2017 Homelessness Marathon!!!

February 22 National Homelessness Marathon Call (780)492-2577 ext.1 tell us How you think we can help people who are homeless!!!!!! Win Prizes!

<ifram e width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/eAEmjW9J3_o&#8221; frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> All Across Canada we will be programming on homelessness across community radio stations!!! This year, our sister station Local 107.3 FM in Saint John, New Brunswick is coordinating. It runs from 4 PM MT/7 PM AT until 3 AM MT/6 AM AT, and CJSR is contributing two hours of programming if want to listen in! At 6 PM … Continue reading February 22 National Homelessness Marathon Call (780)492-2577 ext.1 tell us How you think we can help people who are homeless!!!!!! Win Prizes!

Moccasin Telegraph Homelessness Marathon on CJSR Radio!!

Shelter use for Canada’s Indigenous People are on average 10 times higher than for the general population, a review has revealed. read more at: http://www.metronews.ca/news/canada/2016/08/29/federal-study-shines-new-light-on-homeless-military-veterans-aboriginals.html More homeless people camping in Edmonton river valley, officials say Homeless population includes some Fort McMurray evacuees By David Howell, CBC News read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/more-homeless-people-camping-in-edmonton-river-valley-officials-say-1.3701012 This year is seeing a further increase in people living in makeshift camps in Edmonton’s river … Continue reading Moccasin Telegraph Homelessness Marathon on CJSR Radio!!

WE CAN’T MAKE THE SAME MISTAKE TWICE

  Please join us this Sunday for the Edmonton Premiere of We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice, followed by a panel discussion and Q & A with director Alanis Obomsawin and First Nations child rights activist Cindy Blackstock. Sunday, February 12, 1:00 – 5:00 pm Metro Cinema at Garneau Theatre 7812-109 St, Edmonton, AB   Discussion and Q & A will be live streamed by … Continue reading WE CAN’T MAKE THE SAME MISTAKE TWICE

‘Don’t keep it all inside,’ says First Nation youth at Saskatoon suicide prevention conference

  Hundreds attending Ignite the Life conference read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/suicide-prevention-conference-saskatoon-pelican-lake-1.3963528 9-year-old N.W.T. artist follows father’s footsteps, one brush stroke at a time ‘Before I started painting, I thought I can never do this,’ says Joshua Wedzin, whose work has sold for $150 read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/artist-tlicho-joshua-james-wedzin-1.3946347 In less than two weeks, grassroots New Democrats like you will be out in their communities, taking action to end discrimination … Continue reading ‘Don’t keep it all inside,’ says First Nation youth at Saskatoon suicide prevention conference

Keep the promise Ottawa made to La Loche, Sask., after school shooting, principal tells Trudeau

Jan. 22 marks 1-year anniversary of 4 deaths in rural community read more at:http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/justin-trudeau-la-loche-toronto-1.3934457http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/justin-trudeau-la-loche-toronto-1.3934457 Wounded La Loche student finds strength in grandmother’s love Taylor Haineault is the first student wounded in the La Loche school shooting to speak publicly. She says she is particularly grateful for the love of her grandmother, Annette Montgrand. read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/wounded-la-loche-student-strength-shooting-1.3940865 Continue reading Keep the promise Ottawa made to La Loche, Sask., after school shooting, principal tells Trudeau