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Video: 27th Annual Women’s Memorial March in Vancouver, Feb 14, 2017

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Video posted to Facebook by Kelly-Patrick Moore, Feb 16, 2017.  Click below to watch the video… Read the rest of this entry

#Occupy INAC Vancouver ends occupation

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Children participating in Vancouver occupation of INAC offices, April 19, 2016.

Through their determination, courage and commitment the Council of Mothers have secured a meeting with both Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett and also Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly to discuss their demands.

They are ending their occupation on Saturday April 23, 2016 at INAC. If anyone has supplies at INAC they need to pick up please do so today from 5-9 pm.

Please see and share the press release and statement below and be sure to share and attend the victory press conference and rally on Monday April 25th at 10:30 am. FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/879500925505405/

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Vancouver #OccupyINAC group vows to stay until demands met

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Inside the Vancouver INAC offices, April 18, 2916. Photo: Facebook

‘There’s an urgency that our young people need to be heard,’ says protester inside Vancouver’s INAC office

By Wawmeesh G. Hamilton, CBC News, April 22, 2016

A group of women and children have been occupying the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada office in Vancouver since Monday, April 18.

Jerilyn Webster, who is Nuxalk and Onodaga and a mother of one son, is part of the small group of Indigenous mothers and their children who are vowing to stay until their demands are met. Read the rest of this entry

Vancouver #Occupy INAC statement Day 3

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Children participating in Vancouver occupation of INAC offices, April 19, 2016.

While the Toronto #Occupy INAC (Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada) has ended it appears that the occupations in Winnipeg and Vancouver are still continuing.  Below is the statement from the Vancouver #OccupyINAC (which is again not a text version but is still readable).

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Statement from Vancouver #Occupy INAC

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A young masked warrior at #OccupyINAC Vancouver, April 18, 2016. Photo via Facebook.

Occupations of offices of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) continue in Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver, along with protests across the country and a tent camp in Regina.  Below is the statement from Vancouver #Occupy INAC (hopefully we’ll get a text version to post). Read the rest of this entry