Gord Downie Has Died At Age 53

by Rebecca Zamon Canada will be taking a long minute of silence today as Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, has passed away at the age of 53 from terminal brain cancer. Read more at: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/10/18/gord-downie-dead_a_23247366/?utm_campaign=canada_newsletter Canada will be taking a long minute of silence today as Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, has passed away at the age of 53 from terminal brain cancer. Also … Continue reading Gord Downie Has Died At Age 53

Indian Residential School (IRS) survivors recent $8 billion settlement

Reith, T.(2017). Indigenous Sixties Scoop survivors reach $800M settlement with Canadian government.CBC News: The National.Retrieved From http://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational/indigenous-sixties-scoop-survivors-reach-800m-settlement-with-canadian-government-1.4345190. Read more at: http://nationalpost.com/news/politics/putting-cap-on-800-million-sixties-scoop-agreement-shows-feds-are-getting-smarter-in-negotiations-lawyer. Forrest, M. (2017).Putting cap on $800M Sixties Scoop agreement shows feds getting ‘smarter’ in negotiations: lawyer. National Post.Retrieved From http://nationalpost.com/news/politics/putting-cap-on-800-million-sixties-scoop-agreement-shows-feds-are-getting-smarter-in-negotiations-lawyer. http://atribecalledred.com/a-tribe-called-red-videos/ How will this compensation help  each IRS survivor who only may get $25, 0000 to $50,000? How Will this compensation help education and health … Continue reading Indian Residential School (IRS) survivors recent $8 billion settlement

Indigenous People’s Wild Salmon at RISK!

You Can Help Support Alexandra’s Work to Protect Wild Salmon Take the pledge at the link below:  https://www.voyageforsalmon.ca/you-can-help/ Take a personal pledge to never eat farmed salmon. Salmon raised in open pen fish farms are harmful to wild salmon, to other marine wildlife, and are not a healthy food choice. Read labels carefully when shopping and eating in restaurants. Ask if you are not … Continue reading Indigenous People’s Wild Salmon at RISK!

Honor Indigenous People’s Wild Salmon!

You Can Help Support Alexandra’s Work to Protect Wild Salmon Take the pledge at the link below:  https://www.voyageforsalmon.ca/you-can-help/ Take a personal pledge to never eat farmed salmon. Salmon raised in open pen fish farms are harmful to wild salmon, to other marine wildlife, and are not a healthy food choice. Read labels carefully when shopping and eating in restaurants. Ask if you are not … Continue reading Honor Indigenous People’s Wild Salmon!

Trudeau government built pipeline website during ‘consultation’ with First Nations, court told

By Dylan Waisman in News | October 2nd 2017 read more at: https://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/10/02/news/massive-lawsuit-launched-against-kinder-morgan-approval-federal-court-appeal http://atribecalledred.com/a-tribe-called-red-videos/   In the tug-of war between power and principle, look at what has been and continues to be at issue:               VS           universal human rights                                  special … Continue reading Trudeau government built pipeline website during ‘consultation’ with First Nations, court told