ABORIGINAL PROTESTS

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'Hot Summer' On Native Issues

OTTAWA - As First Nations groups marched on Parliament Hill to mark National Aboriginal Day, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair forecast a "hot summer" as tensions in the country's indigenous communities threaten...
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Idle No More Stages Day Of Action

OTTAWA - If there's one issue that unites Idle No More protesters, Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence and militant and moderate First Nations alike, it is the federal government's recent changes to env...
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Idle No More Goes Global

MONTREAL - The aboriginal movement known as Idle No More continued to gain strength beyond Canada's borders on Tuesday as activists embarked on a public relations blitz in the United States.Pamela Pal...
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Troubled Waters

MARTEN FALLS, Ont. - Water has consumed the daily routine of Chief Eli Moonias, and it's making him visibly agitated.His small, fly-in reserve in northern Ontario has had a boil-water advisory for sev...
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No Idling This Boxing Day

First Nations protesters held a number of demonstrations across the country on Boxing Day, aiming to bring attention to changes to the federal Indian Act. At West Edmonton Mall, hundreds of protestor...