First Nations Teen Files Complaint Against Police After Street Check

By Jody Porter, www.cbc.ca -

By Jody Porter in CBC News - A teenager from Neskantaga First Nation in northern Ontario has filed a formal complaint against Thunder Bay police after she says she was subject to a street check [...]

First Nations Women Shut Down Tar Sands Pipeline Hearing

By Sarah Lazare, www.commondreams.org -

By Sarah Lazare in Common Dreams - Chanting "No tar sands on stolen native lands," First Nations women disrupted and shut down a Montreal public hearing on the controversialEnergy East pipeline [...]

First Nations interrupt Energy East Pipeline Consultation

By Christopher Curtis, www.montrealgazette.com -

By Christopher Curtis in Montreal Gazette - Police were called to a downtown Montreal office building Wednesday after indigenous protesters shut down a public consultation over the Energy East [...]

First Nations Protest Pollution In Ontario’s Chemical Valley

By Fram Dinshaw, www.earthfirstjournal.org -

By Fram Dinshaw in Earth First Journal - Hundreds of climate activists marched in a ‘Toxic Tour’ through a bleak industrial landscape on the edge of Ontario that is a frontline in Canada’s [...]

Solidarity Action Held In Support Of Unist’ot’en Camp

By Staff, www.lastrealindians.com -

By Staff for the Last Real Indians - On July 28th, several dozen Indigenous and non-Indigenous activists took to the streets of Seattle to hold a solidarity action in support of the Unist’ot’en [...]

Northern Gateway Opposition Building Steam

By Kil Tlaats 'Gaa Peter Lantin and Caitlyn Vernon, www.edmontonjournal.com -

By Kil Tlaats 'Gaa Peter Lantin and Caitlyn Vernon in Edmonton Journal - On the campaign trail leading up to the May 5 Alberta election, Rachel Notley acknowledged loud and clear that there is a [...]

Research: How A Movement Mobilized Masses

By First Nations Drum, www.facebook.com -

By First Nations Drum - In 2012, the Idle No More movement (“the movement” or INM) sparked hundreds of teach-ins, rallies, and protests across Canada. What initially began as a grassroots [...]

Open Letter In Support Of First Nation’s Challenge To Embridge

By Various, www.rabble.ca -

By Various in Rabble - We stand in solidarity with Chippewas of the Thames First Nation in their legal challenge against Enbridge's Line 9 pipeline project. Last April, Chippewas of the Thames [...]

Mobilization To Support First Nations Battle Against Enbridge Pipeline

By Lauren McCauley, www.commondreams.org -

By Lauren McCauley in Common Dreams - In what has been described as an unprecedented grassroots mobilization, activists, environmental groups, and others concerned about the future of the Pacific [...]

Ottawa Children Honour Residential School Survivors With Art

By Waubgeshig Rice, www.cbc.ca -

By Waubgeshig Rice in CBC News - Students at an Ottawa public school have unveiled four large murals to honour residential school survivors and the work of the Truth and Reconciliation [...]

Lubicon Lake Nation Wins Early Victory In Anti-Fracking Case

By Alberta Native News, www.albertanativenews.com -

By Alberta Native News - On June 5, 2015, the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta released Justice Simpson’s decision rejecting in part the Application to Strike brought by the defendant, oil giant [...]

Indigenous Name Change Considered For Fort George Park

By Charelle Evelyn, www.princegeorgecitizen.com -

By Charelle Evelyn in Prince George Citizen - Fort George Park may get a new moniker if city council backs a recommendation to rename it in honour of the local First Nation. Coun. Murry Krause [...]

Confronting Irving Oil & TransCanada In New Brunswick

By Clayton Thomas-Muller, www.ricochet.media -

By Clayton Thomas-Muller in Ricochet - Just like Northern Gateway, Trans Mountain, or Keystone XL, Energy East would be a climate disaster. Just like those pipelines, Energy East has provided a [...]

David Suzuki: ‘People Have The Power To Bring About Change’

By David Suzuki, www.ecowatch.com -

Recent events in Canada have shown not only that change is possible, but that people won’t stand for having corporate interests put before their own. When plummeting oil prices late last year [...]

Indigenous Group Rejects $1 Billion For Gas Project

By Ian Austen, www.nytimes.com -

A small aboriginal community in British Columbia has rejected a $1 billion payment for a natural gas project, the latest setback for the Canadian energy industry’s effort to bolster exports. A [...]