No criminal charges or demotions against men who harassed people at Mi’kmaq ceremony in Halifax
By Susan Bradley, CBC News, August 31, 2017
Four of the five Canadian Forces personnel who said they were members of the group the Proud Boys and disrupted a Mi’kmaq ceremony in Halifax on July 1 have been allowed to return to their regular duties. Read the rest of this entry
Systemic racism needs to be addressed here at home, A Tribe Called Red’s Ian Campeau says
By Brandi Morin, CBC News, August 15, 2017
The violent events that unfolded in Charlottesville, Va. on the weekend is a steady reality for Canada’s Indigenous community, a First Nations musician says.
“It’s funny how everybody seems to ask ‘How did we get here?’ Where did this [violence] come from?'” Ian Campeau of the popular electronic pow wow music group A Tribe Called Red, told CBC News. Read the rest of this entry
By The Red Nation, August 15, 2017
We condemn the bigoted terror that white supremacists used against anti-racist and anti-fascist forces this past weekend in #Charlottesville. A diverse coalition of progressives, LGBTQ rights advocates, anti-racists, feminists, socialists, communists, clergy, and anarchists took to the streets in unity Saturday to deny white supremacy a platform to spew its hateful and murderous agenda. The violence committed by right-wing forces resulted in the death of a comrade, Heather Heyer, and left 19 others severely injured. Although it was the largest white supremacist gathering in recent history, the “Unite The Right” rally was completely outnumbered and disgraced by the groundswell of people —many of whom were local Charlottesville residents — who came out to condemn racism and genocide. Read the rest of this entry
28 people ‘doxed’ by national socialist group, some labelled as mentally ill
By Nic Meloney, CBC News, July 20, 2017
A group of self-described national socialists in Nova Scotia has posted personal information about people who have shown interest in protests calling for the removal of an Edward Cornwallis statue in Halifax, labelling them as “potentially dangerous.” Read the rest of this entry
Warrior Publications: Grab your dictionary, we got some “heavy mental” material for you to ponder. Originally posted back in February of this year on Onkehonwe Rising blog, this is an interesting article concerning the rise of fascism in “Trump’s America” and an Indigenous perspective about fascism and anti-fascism. Read the rest of this entry
by JASON FRIESEN, Winnipeg Sun, June 3, 2017
Punches were thrown and a 22-year-old individual was arrested as a rally and counter-rally collided at the Manitoba Legislature on Saturday.
The individual who identifies as transgender was arrested for obstructing a peace officer but was later released from custody on a promise to appear in court. Read the rest of this entry