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Kahnawake says it doesn’t recognize injunction issued against Mohawk land defenders – APTN News

February 25, 2020 The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke says it doesn’t recognize a Quebec court issued injunction against land defenders blocking Canadian Pacific (CP) owned railways that pass through its territory. “It is truly unfortunate that CP is taking this rash course of action, which will only add to the problems at hand,” said Grand […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 20204 Views

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March Pop Up Contest – Listuguj Mi’gmaq Community Plan

February 25, 2020 It’s just about that time again! I’m getting ready to host my March Pop Up Contest (which will be on Monday March 9th). If you didn’t see me last month, I will be targeting different areas in the community this time around. The pop up contest is to help educate community members […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 20207 Views

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Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair speaks to Quebec Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Andrée Laforest on Quebec rail blockades

From: Public Safety Canada OTTAWA  – February 23, 2020 – Yesterday, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair spoke to Quebec Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Andrée Laforest to discuss ongoing work to end the rail blockades affecting Quebec and resume business along the rail line. Minister Blair stated that he appreciated […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202012 Views

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Quebec protesters maintain rail blockade a day after court ordered it taken down – Energeticcity.ca

February 21, 2020 ST-LAMBERT, Que. — About two dozen protesters remain at a blockade south of Montreal in defiance of an injunction delivered Thursday ordering them to leave the site and stop disrupting rail traffic. Police patrols passed by the blockade in St-Lambert, Que., regularly overnight but there was no sign of a mobilization to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 202022 Views

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Makivik President Charlie Watt Applauds Diplomatic Approach on Wet’suwet’en – Alternative for Canada is Catastrophic

February 20, 2020 – Aupaluk, Nunavik – Makivik President Charlie Watt sends a message of support to the federal ministers who have been spending hours discussing with the Wet’suwet’en in British Columbia, and Mohawks at Tyendinaga in an effort to get to the heart of the issues, triggered by the proposed construction of a natural […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 202023 Views

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Use of force – Have we learned any lessons from the past?

WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 19, 2020 – The AFNQL continues to believe in the importance of letting the political process take its course by urging governments to go into solution mode, rather than suggesting actions that could make the situation worse. “It is totally irresponsible to suggest that police intervention be used to end the crisis that […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 202026 Views

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Indigenous leader retracts rail blockade comments after community uproar – CTV

February 19, 2020 KANESATAKE, QUE. — An Indigenous leader in Quebec retracted comments Wednesday about the possibility of ongoing rail blockades coming down — words that didn’t go over well with members of his own community. Kanesatake Grand Chief Serge Otsi Simon drew the ire of some community members when he suggested this week that […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 202024 Views

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‘He’s not our voice’: Kanesatake Mohawks barricade band office after grand chief criticizes rail blockades – APTN News

February 18, 2020 Angered by a series of “cowardly” comments by their grand chief during a radio interview, a group of residents in Kanesatake Mohawk territory west of Montreal came together Tuesday morning to barricade the band council’s office in a show of protest. Arriving just 8 a.m., a group of peaceful demonstrators – proponents […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202027 Views

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$4.7B ‘Grande Alliance’ agreement in northern Quebec is called Cree vision of development – CBC

Both Quebec and Cree say deal is better model that could avoid conflict, blockades Feb 17, 2020 The Cree Nation Government says a $4.7 billion economic development project signed Monday with the province of Quebec is the Cree vision of development and represents a “clear break from the past colonial and paternalistic government policies” that […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 202029 Views

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Country erupts into Wet’suwet’en solidarity demonstrations: A week in pictures – APTN News

February 15, 2020 It was a week that started in British Columbia and ended in protests, sit ins, blockades and marches across the country. The hashtag #wetsuwetenstrong and #shutdowncanada became popular on Twitter. Five Hereditary Chiefs of the Wet’suwet’en Nation are fighting against a 670-kilometre pipeline that will carry fracked natural gas across B.C., including […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 202020 Views

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