read more at: http://www.metronews.ca/news/edmonton/2017/03/07/maskwacis-arena-up-for-upgrades-and-nhl-preseason-game.html Concerns over oilsands river contamination overstated, scientist says Research finds little difference between lead and arsenic levels in either direction from mines read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/concerns-over-oilsands-river-contamination-overstated-scientist-says-1.4012668 Residents report rashes, stomach pains amid water crisis on northern Ontario reserve Nearly 230 households in North Caribou (Weagamow) Lake First Nation have been without clean drinking water or sewage disposal for a week, … Continue reading Maskwacis arena up for $100K prize and NHL preseason game Community near Edmonton struck with ‘overwhelming sense of pride’ over selection as Kraft Hockeyville finalist.
read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/potlotek-dirty-water-protest-1.3781301 e Continue reading Cape Breton’s Potlotek First Nation protests dirty water Thick, black liquid pouring out of taps at the Cape Breton reserve
Bob LeCraw, president of RAL Engineering in Newmarket, Ont., has inspected many small water treatment plants on reserves. “There was a period of time, back 20, 30 years ago, where the plants they were putting in just weren’t right,” he said. “They weren’t tested properly. They weren’t designed properly.” read more at: McClearn, M. (2017).Unsafe to drink: A Globe review shows water treatment plants … Continue reading Matthew McClearn of the Globe & Mail reports FN Reserve Water is Unsafe: Review shows water treatment plants failing Reserves in Canada
This year’s topic is Consultation in Environmental Legal Issues. This speaker series hosted at the University of Alberta is free to the public to attend. The speaker schedule is: 6 March: Eriel Deranger 7 March: Bill McElhanney 9 March: Caleb Behn 10 March: Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson All lectures are from 12pm to 1pm in the McLennan Ross Hall in the Law Building at the University of Alberta. … Continue reading Aboriginal Law Lecture Series 2017: Consultation in Environmental Legal Issues.
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!!!
<ifram e width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/eAEmjW9J3_o” 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!
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!!