Category Archives: Idle no More

MMIW “it isn’t really high on our radar, to be honest”

Yes, Mr. Prime Minister – why don’t we be honest? The issue of missing and murdered Aboriginal women is not high on your radar because the current situation is perfectly acceptable to you and your party as it is, with … Continue reading

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Vigil for Loretta Saunders

I did not know Loretta Saunders, the 26 year old Inuk woman who was writing a thesis on the issue of missing & murdered Aboriginal woman, and who, in a cruel twist of irony, became a “case” she might have … Continue reading

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Comment Threads show Canadians are paying attention to Ashley Smith Inquest

Was reading Ashley Smith inquest: Corrections chief tried to duck testifying at the cbc.ca site and wandered through the comment threads…. haven’t done that for awhile. What a difference!!! Honestly, when the Fifth Estate documentary first came out and I … Continue reading

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SO IRKED

So many things are aggravating me today. Mr. Harper, of course…. it sickens me that he (& others) couldn’t even be bothered to wait until the victims of the tragedy in Lac-Megantic were identified &/or recovered (funding cuts, don’t you know) before he … Continue reading

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Canada Day 2013

Had to go down to my accountant’s office this morning – Revenue Canada doesn’t seem to like me any more… last couple of years, they’ve found reasons to harass me…don’t know if that’s related to the fact that I’ve become … Continue reading

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Court Rules TRC should be granted access to documents

I’m seeing breaking news on Twitter re: Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation has won its court case, granting the release of millions of documents. Doesn’t the very fact that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission had to go to court to … Continue reading

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A question

I usually get most of my news from the net, but we do still get the Toronto Star. Today, 3-Jan-13, my front page includes an article, and picture, related to the incident in which a young woman was raped and … Continue reading

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No compromise?

Read No compromise in sight for First Nations protesters and feds on the Sun News site this morning. Seriously, I should know better than to even glance at the comments threads on articles like this. The article itself is surprisingly … Continue reading

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