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Regina protest packs up after 4 months camped out on Albert Street

colonialism-no-more-regina-inac-end-of-protestAfter a meeting with the INAC administration and Health Canada representatives, the camp has packed up

CBC News, August 21, 2016

The longest-running Colonialism No More solidarity camp has come to end after four months of protest and occupation in Regina.

Back in April. after a rash of suicides on the Attawapiskat First Nation in northern Ontario, a group occupied Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) office in Toronto and from there other camps and occupations sprung up across the country. Read the rest of this entry

Gerald Stanley, accused in the shooting death of Colten Boushie, has been granted bail

Gerald Stanley handcuffs largeSaskatoon StarPhoenix, August 19, 2016

Gerald Stanley, the 54-year-old man charged with second-degree murder in the Aug. 9 shooting of 22-year-old Colten Boushie on a rural property near Biggar, Sask. has been released from custody.

In a written decision released late Friday afternoon, Battleford Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Neil Gabrielson ordered Stanley to post $10,000 cash bail and remain within a four-mile radius of his home on electronic monitoring unless he obtains written permission to leave from a probation officer. Read the rest of this entry

Bail decision reserved after Gerald Stanley pleads not guilty in fatal shooting of Colten Boushie

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Gerald Stanley was escorted out of North Battleford Queen’s Bench Court after his bail hearing Aug. 18, 2016. Stanley was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Colten Boushie on Aug. 9, 2016. Jason Warick / The Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Saskatoon StarPhoenix, August 18, 2016

NORTH BATTLEFORD — Gerald Stanley, the man accused of second-degree murder in the farmyard shooting death of 22-year-old Colten Boushie, will remain in custody until at least Friday after a judge reserved his decision in a bail hearing.

Following a hearing Thursday afternoon that lasted roughly two hours in North Battleford Queen’s Bench Court — Stanley’s second court appearance of the day — the judge reserved his decision for at least 24 hours. Read the rest of this entry

Warrior Publications is back online…

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We’re back! The move went good and we got the internet up and running faster than expected.  While there’s still a lot of work to do unpacking and organizing I should be able to regularly update the site as well as fill any t-shirt orders. Gilakas’la!

Warrior Publications will be offline until August 24, 2016

Kwakiutl-Sailing-BoatsWarrior Publications will not be posting any new articles until August 24, 2016, as me and my family will be undertaking a long distance move.  By that time we hope to be established in our new home.  We may be able to resume posting news articles before August 24, but we’ll just have to see.  Gilakas’la!

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B.C. Hydro CEO refuses to halt Site C, says Amnesty report wrong

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B.C. Hydro president Jessica McDonald says some First Nations groups approve Site C

The Canadian Press, August 10, 2016

B.C. Hydro president Jessica McDonald says the Crown corporation has reached wide-ranging agreements with some First Nations concerned about the $8.8-billion Site-C hydroelectric dam project in northeastern B.C.

McDonald rejects a recent call to halt work on the project, saying talks and consultations have gone on since 2007 and recent agreements will mitigate potential impacts of the project. Read the rest of this entry

Mt Polley Blockade Ends – For Now

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Graphic via Tori Cress, Instagram

By Greg Fry, 250 News, August 5, 2016

Likely, B.C. – Things are back too normal at the Mt Polley mine in Likely.

This following a blockade by the Secwepemc Women’s Warrior Society yesterday.

“There were a few activists that gathered at the entrance to the access road to the mine yesterday,” said Imperial Metals spokesperson Steve Robertson.

“Their numbers grew throughout the day. There wasn’t much in the way of blockade activity until late in the afternoon when they were not allowing vehicles to go in and were slowing down vehicles that were going out. But that lasted for a short period of time and the activists were all gone by early evening.”

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Teen couple from Alberta’s Whitefish First Nation were shot to death, police say

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The RCMP are now conducting a double homicide investigation into the shootings of Cory Grey and Dylan Laboucan, a young couple from Whitefish Lake First Nation. (Facebook)

What started as a missing persons case on Saturday is now officially a double homicide

By Mack Lamoureux, Rick McConnell, CBC News, July 28, 2016

Two teenagers from Whitefish Lake First Nation, a young couple in love, were shot to death by someone they were “connected to,” RCMP say.

Police said Thursday they have “a significant amount of evidence” that suggests the killings of Dylan Laboucan and Cory Grey were not random.

Laboucan, 17, and Grey, 19, lived together in a trailer in the small community of 786 people, north of Lesser Slave Lake in north-central Alberta. Read the rest of this entry

‘Colonialism No More’ camp outside Regina’s INAC office surpasses 100 days

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Photo: Eagle Feather News

July 27, 2016

Regina’s “Colonialism No More” camp has now reached a new milestone: 101 days.

Back in April, groups across Canada held rallies to address the First Nation suicide crisis at the Attawapiskat First Nation.

Since then, camps in Vancouver and Toronto have since packed up but Regina’s camp outside the local Indigenous and Northern Indigenous Affairs (INAC) office has remained strong. Read the rest of this entry

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