Recently, I became a last-minute replacement for a panel discussion at a Montreal university for the “Anti-Capitalist Teach-in Against the G8/G20”. The person I replaced said he had to back out that day because of work. Later, he said he’d received a call from the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service, or CSIS. Lately, a lot […]
I remember my very first political protest. The premier of Québec said he was prepared to bulldoze the Cree into the modern age over some massive hydro-electric project that would divert entire rivers and flood areas of land bigger than some American states. The prime minister of Canada said Indians had no special rights and […]
Read about her passing on Indian Country Today. On its Twitter page, ICT also suggests you check out a discussion of her life and legacy on NPR Radio (note: it starts about a third of the way through, so don’t be thrown off at the beginning). And last but not least, you can watch her […]
There seem to be a lot more students against naming a new library at Nipissing University for the former premier of Ontario, Mike Harris, than are for it.
Could Quebec’s controversial “niqab” law be used to undermine Indigenous ceremonies?