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Wolf Pack hits Montreal streets to protect vulnerable Indigenous women

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Wolf Pack members, not to be confused with the far right La Meute, ready to patrol the streets in Montreal.

by Tom Fennario, APTN News, Feb 28, 2018
Frontline workers say Montreal’s more vulnerable Indigenous women are being preyed upon in the streets sparking a First Nations-led street patrol to form a response.

They’re called the Wolf Pack and let APTN News tag along for a night. Read the rest of this entry

Protestors target Canadian bank in Montreal over Dakota Access pipeline link

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Protest in Montreal against TD bank’s funding of the Dakota Access Pipeline, Feb 2, 2017.

by Tom Fennario, APTN National News, Feb 2, 2017

Demonstrators held a protest outside a TD Bank in Montreal for its support of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).

The 1,800 kilometre long pipeline project passes through sacred lands and waterways of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe who oppose the development.

“There’s actually been a global call for solidarity action (with Standing Rock), especially regarding banks,” said organizer Kristen Perry of Climate Justice Montreal. Read the rest of this entry

Video: Kahnawake Sends Warning to Montreal Mayor Coderre

from subMedia.tv, Vimeo, Oct 15, 2015

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Kahnawake Mohawks hold railway protest against planned sewage dump

Mohawks from Kahnawake protest Montreal city's plans to dump sewage into the St Lawrence River. Photo: CBC News.

Mohawks from Kahnawake protest Montreal city’s plans to dump sewage into the St Lawrence River. Photo: CBC News.

Group issues impassioned plea to cancel City of Montreal sewage dump

CBC News, Oct 15, 2015

About a dozen Mohawks from Kahnawake assembled near the Canadian Pacific Railway tracks today to voice their opposition to Montreal’s plan to dump eight billion litres of raw sewage into the St. Lawrence River.

Akohserake Deer, one of the organizers of the protest, read a statement on behalf of the group imploring the city to reconsider the plan.

Deer declined to answer what actions the group intended to take if the dump was not cancelled. She would not say whether a railway blockade might be in the works.   Read the rest of this entry

Montréal, a model for Repression in Canada

Posted by Billyray105 on Oct 16, 2014

An examination of the strategy being used in one of Canada’s major cities to repress political dissent. Brutal police tactics and military weapons being used against senior citizens, young people and the press in an efofrt to criminalize even the most Basic exercise of civic and political rights. This model is ready for export to the rest of Canada for use against anyone trying to peacefully impact government or corporate agendas through the use of violence and economic pressure. This is coming to your town soon.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9nFSgJQTPc&feature=youtu.be