CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVES: No easy answers to Aboriginal opposition

  CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVES: No easy answers to Aboriginal opposition   Marilyn Scales 439 words 27 April 2008 eSource Canada Business News Network SCBN English Copyright 2008 Business Information Group. All Rights Reserved.   The potential for conflict between the mineral industry and Aboriginals with unsettled land claims is not going away. A solution will […]

First Nations hold Unity Rally in support of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation and the KI 6

  First Nations hold Unity Rally in support of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation and the KI 6   Copyright © 2008 Canada NewsWire Ltd. All rights reserved.   TORONTO, April 25 /CNW/ — TORONTO, April 25 /CNW/ – First Nation leaders, First Nation citizens and supporters held a Unity Rally for the jailed Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug […]

Time to update Ontario’s Mining Act

  Time to update Ontario's Mining Act   Madelaine Drohan 2008 CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.   OTTAWA —   The KI-6 may not be household names in Canada, but the six imprisoned residents from the First Nations community of Kitchenuhamaykoosib Inninuwug in Northern Ontario may well force the provincial government to finally update […]

Mining exploration will continue amid First Nation calls for moratorium: Minister

  Mining exploration will continue amid First Nation calls for moratorium: Minister   BY CHINTA PUXLEY (c) 2008 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved.   TORONTO _ The province won't stop mining companies from staking claims to Crown land while the Liberals go through the slow process of overhauling the 100-year-old Mining Act, the government […]

Chief predicts summer of unrest as aboriginal frustration grows over mining

  Chief predicts summer of unrest as aboriginal frustration grows over mining   BY JERED STUFFCO (c) 2008 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved.   TORONTO _ As the Ontario government looks to revise antiquated mining laws that neglect First Nations land rights, one leader is warning that simmering frustration in many aboriginal communities could […]

Regional Chief A-in-chut (Shawn Atleo) expresses support for the K.I. 6

  Regional Chief A-in-chut (Shawn Atleo) expresses support for the K.I. 6   Copyright © 2008 Canada NewsWire Ltd. All rights reserved.   WEST VANCOUVER, April 23 /CNW/ — WEST VANCOUVER, April 23 /CNW/ – Regional Chief A-in-chut (Shawn Atleo) wishes to express his support for the six imprisoned members of the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First […]

Anishinabek rally for changes to Ontario Mining Act

  Anishinabek rally for changes to Ontario Mining Act   Copyright © 2008 Canada NewsWire Ltd. All rights reserved.   TORONTO, April 23 /CNW/ — TORONTO, April 23 /CNW/ – Anishinabek Nation leaders and citizens are joining a rally of First Nations citizens from across the province at Queen's Park today to draw attention to […]

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES MUST BE INCLUDED IN GLOBAL NEGOTIATIONS AIMED AT COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE, SAY SPEAKERS IN PERMANENT FORUM

  INDIGENOUS PEOPLES MUST BE INCLUDED IN GLOBAL NEGOTIATIONS AIMED AT COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE, SAY SPEAKERS IN PERMANENT FORUM   (c) 2008 States News Service   The following information was released by the United Nations:   As the seventh session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues entered its second day, dozens of delegates took […]

Release aboriginal leaders, activists urge

  Release aboriginal leaders, activists urge   Chinta Puxley Copyright (c) 2008 Kitchener-Waterloo Record.   TORONTO   Author Margaret Atwood, actor Cathy Jones and musician Sarah Harmer are among 20 prominent Canadians calling on Premier Dalton McGuinty to free seven jailed aboriginal leaders and stop controversial mineral exploration across the province.   In a letter […]

Activists call on premier to free native protesters

  Activists call on premier to free native protesters   The Canadian Press Copyright (c) 2008 The Hamilton Spectator.   TORONTO   Author Margaret Atwood, actor Cathy Jones and musician Sarah Harmer are among 20 prominent Canadians calling on Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty to immediately free seven jailed aboriginal leaders and stop controversial mineral exploration […]