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Indigenous resistance to for-profit energy pipelines | Angelique EagleWoman (Wambdi A. Was’teWinyan) – The Lawyer’s Daily

February 21, 2020 There are basic concepts that permeate Indigenous law among First Nations and the Indigenous peoples of North America. These concepts include the following principles: Mother Earth and…

Supreme Court of Canada dismisses N.L. appeal to hear mining lawsuit outside of Quebec – CBC

2 Innu nations seeking $900M in compensation from Rio Tinto Feb 21, 2020 The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an appeal by Newfoundland and Labrador to strike parts of…

N.B. manufacturers anxious for end of rail blockades – CBC

Industry groups call on Ottawa to negotiate with Indigenous leaders to end blockades Feb 21, 2020 Industry groups in New Brunswick are adding their voices to the chorus of those…

The stakes in Ottawa as Indigenous protests continue | At Issue – CBC

Feb 20, 2020 Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational/the-stakes-in-ottawa-as-indigenous-protests-continue-at-issue-1.5470905…

Indigenous leaders divided over proposed oilsands mine in northern Alberta – CTV News

February 20, 2020 FORT CHIPEWYAN, ALTA. — As the deadlock between a group of Indigenous chiefs and a northern B.C. pipeline brings rail traffic to a standstill, the future of…

Government asking for an extra $2.1 billion for Indigenous programs – CBC

Proposed initiatives range from forgiving land claims loans to preserving Indigenous languages Feb 21, 2020 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is asking Parliament to spend an additional $2.1 billion on…

Morning Brief: Rail blockade issue spills further into Tory leadership race – iPolitics

Feb 21, 2020 Good morning, readers. Conservative leadership hopeful Peter MacKay is facing blowback after posting — then deleting — a tweet that expressed support for counter-protesters who dismantled a…

Entrepreneurship professor wins prestigious teaching award – UVic The Ring

February 20, 2020 A professor of entrepreneurship who has helped boost the number of Indigenous-owned businesses across BC is the 13th University of Victoria scholar recognized with Canada’s most prestigious…

The Wet’suwet’en, Governments and Indigenous Peoples: A 5 Step Plan for Reconciliation – First Peoples Law

February 20, 2020 Canada has reached a watershed moment. Will it continue to bulldoze Indigenous rights in the name of resource exploitation and jobs and profits for the few, or…

Crown-Indigenous relations minister pledges to meet chiefs in B.C. over pipeline – CTV News

February 20, 2020 OTTAWA, ONT. — The federal Crown-Indigenous relations minister is offering to meet today with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs in northwestern British Columbia. But while Carolyn Bennett and her…

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