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Cowichan Conversations: Idle No More “Our Last Best Hope”

Kevin Logan-Cowichan Conversations Contributor

Kevin Logan contributes posts to Cowichan Conversations occasionally and they are most appreciated. In the following piece Kevin provides an in depth look at the Chief Spence Hunger Strike and the role of the Idle No More movement. If you want an in depth look see, pour yourself something and dig into this.

Idle No More “Our Last Best Hope”

Idle No More is important to every single Canadian from coast to coast, therefore it is imperative to take the time and understand what issues drive the Idle No More Movement and how they affect you.

The

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Cowichan Conversations: The True Scandal of First Nations’ Funding Being Sidelined!

Richard Hub Hughes-Political Blogger

The slippery manoeuvre from the Harper squad to leak dated and incomplete so called reports regarding the financial affairs of the Attiwapiskat First Nations under the political leadership of Chief Theresa Spence shows the depths Harper will go to derail the hunger striking Chief and slow down the ‘Idle No More’ movement.

Well it worked for a day in the news cycle as the MSM ran with the ‘leaked documents’ unsurprisingly leaked two days before the scheduled meeting with Harper, government officials and Chief Spence.

Chief Theresa Spence Shunned By Governor General David Johnston

Yesterday we learned that Chief

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Cowichan Conversations: Harper’s Government – The Worst We Have Ever Had

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes-Political Blogger

Years ago I read a saying that pretty well sums up the current situation with Steve Harper and his snarly band of rabid right wingers.

“There is a difference between the right to do something and the right thing to do.”

It is true that Harper’s ‘might is right ’ approach may at least temporarily carry the day, pass motions in the parliament, and rewrite laws, policies and regulations neglecting the tried and true practice of disclosure, debate and discussion.

Framing this undemocratic behaviour as efficient and streamlining is a dangerous lie that will come back

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