Cowichan Conversations: The Government of Canada Must Respect the First Nations Rights and Treaties

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Hardly a day goes by without hearing of another environmental disaster. In most cases they are easily traceable back to the doorsteps of greedy ‘Oil and Gas Corporations’ combined with reduced or eliminated federal and provincial regulations. Do we hear outrage and a call to action from our Prime Minister over the ...

The Canadian Progressive: Attawapiskat First Nations Chief Theresa Spence Protests Harper With Hunger Strike

by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive “I’m wiling to die for my people,” Theresa Spence says. The Chief of the northern Ontario First Nation reserve of Attawapiskat began a hunger strike here in Ottawa yesterday to protest the Harper Government’s continuing abuse of First Nations. Chief Spence is demanding a meeting with Prime Minister ...