WOMEN ARE TAKING IT TO THE STREETS AGAIN. The third annual US women’s march is set for January 19. The 2018 march was the largest demonstration ever in the USA. Canadian women held their own marches in 2018 and will do the same again this year all across Canada from Parliament Hill to major cities, small towns and tiny villages like remote Sandy Cove in Nova Scotia.
“Firemakers” is a music video created by the Anishnaabe youth of Lac La Croix First Nation in Ontario. It is a call out song that describes the current state of reservations and the changes that the youth wish to see! The song is exploding in the digital world, come and see why!
DARRIN PATEY DIDN’T WANT MARJORIE DENGIS TO BE FORCED FROM HER HOME. He’s certain now that she won’t be. He’s certain the new county council will not stick with a decision to sell the Grey Gables long-term care home in Markdale, Ontario, a community of just over 1000 people, 250 kilometers north of Toronto.
RECONCILIATION—THE BRINGING TOGETHER of a country’s peoples after a history of brutal injustice and structural oppression—was the only process that offered any hope of healing deep national wounds inflicted over many generations.
WE DON’T WANT OUR MEDICARE TO BE THIS WAY. A man dies after six hours in a cold hospital corridor, waiting for medical attention. A woman with broken bones, cracked ribs and internal bleeding waits nearly two days for surgery in a hospital “holding area.” Patients are stashed in offices, given stretchers in hallways instead of beds, even told to lie on the floor.