Aboriginal rights

Apr 17, 2015

Heiltsuk occupy DFO office, close down herring fishery

Last month, the Department of Fisheries and Ocean declared a surprise opening of a herring fishery on the Central Coast that has been closed for nine years, without consulting the local First Nation.
Nov 25, 2014
Photo: Robert Linsdell/flickr

Clean drinking water should be a human right in Canada

David Suzuki
Shoal Lake 40 First Nation sits on Winnipeg's main drinking water supply, but the community has been on a boil-water advisory for decades. This is a national shame and must be resolved immediately.
Jan 15, 2013
Idle No More rally in Halifax's Grand Parade

No less than Idle No More

Christopher Majka
There are seldom moments of sheer magic in the world but one certainly took place on January 11, 2012 in the Grand Parade in Halifax. Kisu'lk looked down on Idle No More and beheld a great thing.
Mar 2, 2012

Creeping privatization of B.C. prison system

When it's finished, the Surrey Remand Centre will have more than 200 cells. The design and construction of the remand centre has been contracted out to a Canadian property management corporation.
Jan 19, 2012

An essay on respect

Tyler McCreary
A federally appointed review panel into the Enbridge pipeline asks First Nations to respect Enbridge and disrespects First Nations jurisdiction.


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