Tag Archives: First Nations

What We Read This Week

Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SPORTS Pro cyclists find balance between spirituality and sport If God speaks to pro cyclists, He does so in a deserted hotel bar. It’s the afternoon before the 2017 Amgen Tour of California and the lobby of […]

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More Excerpts from an Idle No More Diary

by Donna Sinclair Day One: Wednesday Jim and I visited our Member of Parliament, Jay Aspin, today. We pointed out the need for consultation with First Nations before the government takes any actions that would impinge upon treaty rights and the environment. Case in point: Bill C-45’s unilateral gutting of river and lake protection. It […]

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An Idle No More Diary

by Donna Sinclair Day One: Sunday I went with friends to an Idle No More planning meeting at Nipissing First Nation, near North Bay, Ontario.  It felt good to be welcomed as a non-indigenous person. One of the youth organizers described his visit with Chief Theresa Spence during her fast. He was clearly moved by […]

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