Support building for KI Stance. Anglicans and NDP speak out.

Major organizations are piling on in support of KI's campaign to stop Gods Lake Resources from desecrating KI sacred areas.  Today NDP MPP asked pointed questions of Mining Minister Bartolucci, and recently the Anglican Primate wrote to Ontario urging them to respect KI's right to say no.  Over 36 organizations have pledged their support for KI including Ontario Federation of Labour, Earthroots, Greenpeace, Council of Canadians, and the Canadian Federation of Students – Ontario.

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Chief Morris goes to Sherman Lake to Guard against GLR

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KI Chief Morris challenges Bartolucci to come to KI and agree to permanent solution for KI Homeland

Yesterday the Ontario government unilaterally withdrew 23,181 sq km of land in KI Homeland from mining exploration in response to KI’s longstanding decision to place a full moratorium on industry in our Indigenous Homeland.  However, the claims and leases at the heart of KI’s conflict with Gods Lake Resources (GLR) are unaffected by ON’s move and the conflict over protection of our burials and sacred landscape remains unresolved.

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ON withdraws 23,181 sq km of KI Homeland, but GLR dispute unresolved

Ontario has withdrawn 23,181 sq kms of KI Homelands from mining exploration.  Gods Lake Resources' claims and leases at  Sherman Lake are not  affected.  More soon…

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GLR to hire guns to force drilling on KI sacred lands

Gods Lake Resources (GLR) has announced that they plan to hire private security for their drill program on KI lands known to have sacred burials.  Minister
Bartolucci recently wrote to KI saying that GLR may try to access KI land this month.  Chief Morris is warning police that KI is mobilizing and says he is afraid this is going to escalate. (more…)