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Montreal Cops Sign Landmark Agreement to Improve Relations with Aboriginal Community

It's the first of its kind in Canada.
Tim McSorley
6.26.15
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Government Inaction Has Led to an Independent Database for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

After petitioning the government to open an inquiry into over 1,000 cases of missing and murdered aboriginal women to no avail, a new First Nation run online database aims to kickstart the process.
Tim McSorley
8.6.14
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A New Study Confirms the Tar Sands Are Harming the Health of First Nations

A new study of health concerns among communities downstream from the Alberta tar sands has been released and the results confirm what residents have long been saying: tar sands development can be tied to a series of illnesses, including cancer, asthma...
Tim McSorley
7.11.14
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These Artist-Activists Projected Anti-Police Brutality Images on Montreal Police Headquarters

The Illuminator Art Collective is a projectionist protest collective known for their work beaming anti-police brutality images onto police stations in New York. We followed them on a run in Montreal.
Tim McSorley
6.30.14
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These Protesters Walked 700 Kilometres Along Two Canadian Pipelines

We spoke with the anti-pipeline protesters whose massive undertaking—a 700 kilometre walk from just west of Montreal to a town on the Gulf of the St-Lawrence—is one of the boldest demonstrations against pipeline action Canada has seen yet.
Tim McSorley
6.26.14
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The Huron-Wendat Nation Is Standing Up to Enbridge and the Ontario Government’s Billion Dollar Development Dreams

The Huron-Wendat Nation have indicated their intentions to file court injunctions against both Enbridge's proposed half a billion gas pipeline expansion in the GTA, and the Ontario government's multi-billion dollar expansion of Highway 407 East. With...
Tim McSorley
6.24.14
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Indigenous People in Chile Are Worried about Canadian Mining Sparking a Genocide

Activists and indigenous residents of Chile are challenging mining giant Barrick Gold and their Pascua Lama gold mine project in the mountains, which residents say threatens to poison canals, rivers, and glaciers and would irreparably damage the...
Tim McSorley
6.12.14
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Montreal's Controversial Anti-Protest Laws Have Led to a Bunch of Class-Action Lawsuits

Two years after protests spurred on by the Quebec student strikes rocked the province's streets, Montreal police have continued to carry out mass arrests and issue hefty fines. As the number of arrests rise, challenges to two of the most controversial...
Tim McSorley
6.6.14
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Canadian Pensions Are Being Invested In a Mining Company with a Questionable Human Rights Record

The double shooting of activists near a mine in Guatemala owned by Vancouver-based Tahoe Resources is raising questions about how mining activities are increasing violent conflict in the area, and what role the Canadian public may be playing in it.
Tim McSorley
5.22.14
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Barrick Gold Could Lose a Quarter of its Net Worth Thanks to One Colossally Botched Mine

Since the end of April, 2014, four class action lawsuits—three in Ontario and one in Quebec—have been filed on behalf of shareholders, alleging that the gold miner broke similar disclosure laws in those two provinces. A finding on behalf of the...
Tim McSorley
5.9.14