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iPolitics AM: Talks to end Wet’suwet’en standoff reportedly back on the agenda — for now – iPolitics

Feb 27, 2020 ALSO TODAY: NDP marks anniversary of “Shannen’s Dream’ motion — Jordan, Garneau unveil plan to protect North Atlantic right whales A potentially pivotal meeting between the British Columbia and federal governments and the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs at the centre of the weeks-long standoff over the proposed path of the Coastal GasLink pipeline […]

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OPP gave intelligence, identities of Tyendinaga Mohawks to CN Rail without legal challenge – APTN News

February 26, 2020 The Ontario Provincial Police say a subpoena compelled it to provide the Canadian National Railway a list of Mohawks identified at the Tyendinaga rail protest who were allegedly violating a court injunction. One expert says the collaboration between police and industry points to a troubling relationship that prioritizes Canada’s economic interests over […]

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Ontario Public Library Association honours Wiikwemkoong librarian – Manitoulin Expositor

February 26, 2020 Lifetime achievement award for Sheri Mishibinijima TORONTO – Sheri Mishibinijima, the former head librarian at Wikwemikong Public Library, has recently received a lifetime achievement award from the Ontario Public Library Association for her decades-long dedication to and advocacy for Northern Ontario public libraries, especially those within First Nations. “I nominated Sheri for […]

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Glavin: A duty to uphold the law for Canada’s Indigenous Peoples – Ottawa Citizen

Trudeau gives every impression that he thinks interminably apologizing for how wicked Canadians have been, and continue to be, is what leadership is. But that’s not what’s needed at all. You’d think the country was convulsing in an apprehended insurrection or something. It isn’t. It is a very big deal, in its way, with tens […]

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Court of Appeal sets aside acquittal for Peter Khill, orders new trial – CBC

Khill’s lawyers considering options, including appeal to Supreme Court of Canada Feb 26, 2020 Ontario’s Cout of Appeal has ruled Peter Khill, the man found not guilty after admitting he shot and killed Jon Styres, should again stand trial for second degree murder. The court released its unanimous decision Wednesday, saying the trial judge failed […]

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First Nation communities look forward to the new leadership at UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service – Manitoulin Expositor

February 26, 2020 M’CHIGEENG – A new era in policing Manitoulin Island’s First Nation UCCMM communities began last Wednesday, February 19 with a sunrise ceremony and pipe ceremony to welcome new Chief of Police Faron Whiteye. The UCCM Police Service is celebrating its 25th year of working closely with the six First Nations communities it […]

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Iconic Indigenous musician and activist Buffy Sainte-Marie to receive 10th Annual Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award – Anishinabek News

TORONTO–Canadian Music Week is pleased to announce Buffy Sainte-Marie as the 2020 recipient of the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award. Buffy will be honoured for her work over the last 60 years as a trailblazing musician, activist and educator at the annual Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards Gala at Bluma Appel Theatre in Toronto […]

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Chris Selley: There isn’t any reason to declare reconciliation dead. Maybe the opposite – National Post

It’s a gong show out there, but the majority of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians are united in pursuing a more prosperous future for everyone February 26, 2020 To see all the placards and bedsheets across the country proclaiming “reconciliation is dead,” you might never suspect how explicitly the Truth and Reconciliation Report contemplated resource development […]

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Canada hit by new rail, road barricades following arrests of indigenous protesters – TheChronicleHerald.ca

OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) – Protesters in Canada blocked train lines, Vancouver’s port entrance and at least one highway on Tuesday in response to the arrest of 10 indigenous activists when police dismantled a rail barricade in southern Ontario a day earlier. On Monday, police arrested some of the Tyendinaga Mohawk campaigners who had shut down the […]

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Divisive and unacceptable’: Sen. Lynn Beyak apologizes for racist Indigenous letters – Globalnews.ca

February 25, 2020 Sen. Lynn Beyak sought to stave off suspension from the upper chamber Tuesday, pledging to do more to make amends for the harm she caused by posting offensive letters online. “I would like to unreservedly apologize for my actions,” she told the Senate. “After deep and careful reflection, I have come to […]

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