Meagan Wohlberg

News

Community Demands Change at Vigil for Abdirahman Abdi in Ottawa

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit is still investigating the death of Abdirahman Abdi, who died in a violent arrest by Ottawa cops.
Meagan Wohlberg
10.4.16
News

Tar Sands Producers Keep Drawing Water as Athabasca River Runs Dry

"Giving companies first rights to water, over long-standing Indigenous treaties or any other recognized water licences holders is clearly a human rights issue."
Meagan Wohlberg
10.26.15
News

Chevron Preps Work on BC LNG Project Despite Hereditary Chiefs' Opposition

The mining giant says it has the "full support" of First Nations to start the project, but it's hardly guaranteed to happen.
Meagan Wohlberg
6.26.15
News

Northwest Territories Looking at Another Record-Breaking Summer of Forest Fires

Fire crews are already experiencing fatigue and have had to take time off.
Meagan Wohlberg
6.4.15
News

The ReMatriate Movement Takes on Fashion’s Indigenous Cultural Appropriation

"It's hard to ignore what harm there is in presenting the identity of indigenous women as hypersexual, passive beings."
Meagan Wohlberg
5.4.15
Food

Northerners Fight Food Insecurity with First Farm School

The North Farm Training Institute is planned to take over an old pork factory, "the derelict symbol of unsustainable farming."
Meagan Wohlberg
4.17.15
News

New Northwest Territories Fracking Regulations Keep Chemical Disclosure Voluntary

Beyond the issue of disclosure, many in the NWT say the government is getting ahead of itself in allowing the unconventional horizontal drilling practice into the territory.
Meagan Wohlberg
4.8.15
News

BC First Nations Lawsuit to Halt Industrial Development Seen as National ‘Game-Changer’

If the lawsuit is successful, it may open the door for First Nations across the country to file similar suits.
Meagan Wohlberg
3.19.15