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Darlene Necan on Doug Keshen and her walk from Thunder Bay to Kenora

Beginning on Friday May 13th 2017 at 9am, Darlene Necan is beginning a protest walk from Thunderbay all the way to Kenora. When they arrive Darlene and other members of the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen #258 will hold a one day peaceful protest outside of Doug Keshen's office. Darlene and…
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‘It’s … insulting,’ Mi’kmaq warrior chief says of Canada’s 150th celebration

By Oscar Baker III | CBC News | January 25, 2017 As Canada celebrates its 150th year of Confederation, Mi'kmaq Warrior Chief John Levi says First Nations people are still struggling with poverty and he's made a call to action to remind the country of its shortcomings. "Where we are right now, like…
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Canada’s prisons are the ‘new residential schools’

A months-long investigation reveals that at every step, Canada’s justice system is set against Indigenous people By Nancy Macdonald | Macleans | February 18, 2016 Canada’s crime rate just hit a 45-year low. It’s been dropping for years—down by half since peaking in 1991. Bizarrely, the country recently cleared another benchmark, when…
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Darlene Necan on Nov 21 2016 Protest at Doug Keshan’s office

Nov 21, 2016 Darlene Necan a spokeswoman for the Off Reserve people of the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen #258 speaks about the protest that she is organizing outside the offices of Doug Keshan, the lawyer for her nation's government. Darlene and her group are demanding that Keshan and her nation's…
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Gary Wasaykeesic speaks about furniture drive to Northern Indigenous communities

Gary Wassaykeesic of Real People's Media speaks about the upcoming furniture drive that he is organizing. The truck is leaving from Toronto, and driving north to Thunder Bay, Savant Lake, and Mishkeegogamang. If you are able to help out, call Gary at 647-573-5290.  
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Amelia’s Story

As told by Volker Kromm, Executive Director of the Regional Food Distribution Association. Orginally published at the Ontario Association of Food Banks. There are many corners of our region that I will never see, or hear of, or even wonder if they exist. Yet within these places, there live people…
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