Idle No More Protests

Idle No More Anniversary Sees Divisions Emerging

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

Idle No More, the indigenous movement that began a year ago today, says it has a database of 254,000 supporters. Some, however, are concerned about th...

After 250 Years, 'It's Time For Action'

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Groups affiliated with the Idle No More movement held protests across Canada and in parts of the United States on Monday as an important docu...

'Hot Summer' On Native Issues

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - As First Nations groups marched on Parliament Hill to mark National Aboriginal Day, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair forecast a "hot summer" as tension...

Marathon Idle No More Trek Gets Results

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Wrapped in ceremonial white, hooded jackets, nearly 300 young people arrived Monday on Parliament Hill to cap off a marathon winter trek thro...

B.C. Split On Idle No More

CBC | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A nationwide CBC News/Nanos online survey suggests British Columbians are divided in the their view of the Idle No More movement and nearly two thirds...

Please Stop Highway Blockades, Pleads First Nations Chief

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. -- A First Nations leader has joined RCMP and fire officials in pleading with Idle No More protesters to refrain from staging blo...

Protesters Block Victoria Highway

CBC | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Several hundred Idle No More protesters on Vancouver Island blocked traffic on the Pat Bay Highway connecting Victoria with the airport and the Swartz...

NDP MP Says Blockades May Be Only Way To Make Harper Listen

CBC | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada Politics

Blockades are sometimes the only way for aboriginal demonstrators to get a message across, says a New Democrat MP. Romeo Saganash, who spe...

Ambassador Bridge Blockaded

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada Politics

Banner-waving, drum-pounding First Nations protesters and supporters blocked bridges, slowed transport trucks and stalled rail traffic across the coun...

Idle No More Stages Day Of Action

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - If there's one issue that unites Idle No More protesters, Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence and militant and moderate First Nations alike, it...

Protesters Block Bridges, Slow Traffic

CBC | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada Politics

First Nations demonstrators stopped passenger railway traffic lines between Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal today, while others stalled major highways an...

Ontario's Top Cop Defends Handling Of Idle No More Protests

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's top cop has taken to YouTube to defend provincial police handling of Idle No More demonstrations and blockades, saying it fits int...

Protests Continue To Sweep Canada

CBC | Posted 03.14.2013 | Canada Impact

A day after First Nations chiefs held what was described as a working meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Ottawa, Idle No More protesters ar...

'They're Going To Destroy Our Aboriginal Rights'

CBC | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A group of several hundred Idle No More protesters took to Vancouver's streets this afternoon, calling for better treatment of aboriginal people as th...

First Nations Could 'Bring The Canadian Economy To Its Knees'

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - They can — and they will.If the chiefs and protesters making noise across Canada have a common message for Prime Minister Stephen Harper, i...

9 Questions About Idle No More

CBC | Posted 03.07.2013 | Canada Impact

It dates back just two months but a grassroots movement called Idle No More has gained a serious following and significant media attention through ral...

WATCH: Idle No More On HuffPost Live

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Idle No More was sparked by the Conservative government's Bill C-45 legislation that makes it easier to lease reserve land, but the movement includes ...

Come Together, Chief Urges

CBC | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada Impact

Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence is urging unity among protesters and aboriginal leaders in the grassroots Idle No More movement, as she enters day 2...

Idle No More Protesters Block Main Rail Line Between Toronto And Montreal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2013 | Canada Impact

BELLEVILLE, Ont. - Via Rail says its trains have begun moving again after the main rail line between Toronto and Montreal was blocked by protesters.Vi...

Canadians, Politicians Answering Her Call To Action

CBC | Posted 03.01.2013 | Canada Impact

On First Nations Chief Theresa Spence's 20th day of her politically motivated hunger strike, Canadians and politicians answered her plea for solidarit...

PHOTOS: Idle No More In Action

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.27.2012 | Canada Impact

Since the first national day of action on Dec. 10, Idle No More has spread to every corner of Canada and even some international locales. Fueled b...

MAP: Idle No More's Global Reach

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.26.2013 | Canada Impact

Idle No More started with four women holding teach-ins in Saskatchewan, but has now spread as far and wide as Palestine and Hawaii. The full reach ...

No Idling This Boxing Day

CBC | Posted 02.25.2013 | Canada Impact

First Nations protesters held a number of demonstrations across the country on Boxing Day, aiming to bring attention to changes to the federal Indian ...

Ontario First Nation Has Its Own Plan

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2013 | Canada Politics

FORT HOPE FIRST NATION, Ont. - Charlie Okeese says he has a better idea for First Nations than protesting in city streets with banners and drums.Like ...

Idle No More Is Headed For Parliament Hill

CBC | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Politics

A busload of people concerned about federal legislation affecting the environment is setting out from Regina to join a rally of other 'Idle No More' p...