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How a totem pole unites Indigenous resistance struggles across the continent.

Earlier this year, the Lummi Nation fought off one of the largest coal ports ever proposed — now, they’re building an alliance between Indigenous communities resisting fossil fuel expansion across the continent. Read the story & see the photos of how one Totem Pole journeyed from the West Coast, through the Dakota Access Pipeline protests,... (More...)
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A Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau

Earlier this morning I sent this letter to the Prime Minister and the Ministers responsible for overseeing pipeline reviews detailing our plans for the People’s Injunction. Find out more about the People’s Injunction here.   January 13, 2016 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cc: Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr, Minister of the Environment and Climate... (More...)
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Bird-dogging the Campaign trail in Canada: Week 7 in Review

WEEK 7: One month to go and more actions to come on #climatELXN For over a month and half now, the campaign trail in Canada has seen action after action asking the federal leaders what their plans are to tackle the climate crisis and bridge the gap between science and politics. People are taking inspiring... (More...)
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Des actions qui rendent le climat incontournable pendant les élections

La campagne des élections fédérales bat son plein depuis 5 semaines et partout au Québec et au Canada des dizaines de personnes multiplient les actions qui interpellent les partis politiques pour qu’ils s’engagent à lutter contre les changements climatiques et qu’ils prennent la voie de cesser l’expansion des sables bitumineux. De Fredericton à Winnipeg à Montréal, devant... (More...)
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Bird-dogging the campaign trail in Canada: Week 4 in Review

WEEK 4: Bolder actions feed momentum for climate action With 50 days to go before Canadians head to the polls, we’re already seeing a huge momentum to demand action on climate change. Last week was certainly proof of that. Already there’s been tons of headlines about the tar sands and climate change, thanks in large part to the dozens... (More...)
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How a Cardboard Sign and a Sharpie forced Climate Change onto the Campaign Trail

Yesterday, local activists disrupted Stephen Harper’s campaign stop in Montreal to remind him that you can’t avoid the issue of climate and tar sands expansion if you’re campaigning to be leader of this country. Organizers from communities opposed to the Energy East and Line 9b pipelines, local residents, members of the CSN workers union and students from Divest... (More...)
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