TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline would spur a 40% increase in tar sands production while destroying First Nations communities’ livelihoods, culture and legal rights.
Fear of retaliation is among the top factors blocking access to human rights justice for many Aboriginal women, the Canadian Human Rights Commission learned over the course of four roundtable discussions held across the country in 2013.
Loretta Saunders: Unifor, Canada’s largest private sector union, calls for answers now, not just for Saunders, but for all missing and murdered aboriginal women and girls.
A new study by Environment Canada confirms that tailings ponds from the Alberta tar sands operations are a criminal assault on our water, the Athabasca River, the environment and First Nations communities.
Canadian rock legend Neil Young has blasted the Harper government for “trading integrity” in its single-minded appetite for Alberta tar sands dollars.
Neil Young’s 4-city Canadian concert tour to raise money to support the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation’s legal defense against tar sands developments.
A new report by Public Citizen says the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is riddled with structural flaws that could spark dangerous leaks and spills.
Canadian Human Rights Commission statement on meeting with James Anaya, the visiting United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
In this press release, the Idle No More grassroots movement for Indigenous rights announces over 55 actions and events taking place across Canada, the United States, and in countries across the planet.
Kathy Mallet says Indigenous peoples in Canada still suffer the effects of poverty, systematic racism, colonization, the sixties scoop and the residential schools experience, urges investment in Aboriginal early childhood development.
The recent visit by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights shows that violence against indigenous women in Canada demands inquiry, says Human Rights Watch.