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PM Trudeau’s PR disaster in Kamloops


Dueling rallies earlier in the day on Jan 9, 2019 outside Thompson River University in Kamloops, BC, as PM Trudeau arrived to address a group of Indigenous band councils and business.

Prime Minister Trudeau’s “town hall” meeting in Kamloops on January 9, 2019, saw him face tough questions about his government’s relations with Indigenous peoples, pipelines, and the recent RCMP assault on the Unist’ot’en camp. Read the rest of this entry

First Nations elder explains why he interjected on Trudeau’s behalf at Winnipeg town hall


Welcome to Winnipeg, Prime Minister! As Trudeau delivers a sermon, a woman holds an anti-pipeline sign behind him during a “town hall” meeting in Winnipeg, Jan 26, 2017.

‘Please respect everybody’ elder Ernie Daniels said as protesters interrupted PM at Thursday’s town hall

By Jillian Taylor, CBC News, Jan 27, 2017

An elder from the Long Plain First Nation says he can’t believe he made the news for speaking up when protesters interrupted the prime minister’s town hall in Winnipeg on Thursday.

“I was just playing the role as an elder, mediator, mitigator — make things flow, in a nice way,” said Ernie Daniels. Read the rest of this entry