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Montreal man ticketed for doing exactly what every other Montrealer has done this winter

Like every other Montrealer, I, too, have found myself zigzagging on and off sidewalks as I navigate snowbanks, icy patches and messy, slushy puddles. And yet I have neither been stopped nor ticketed by a police officer for the so-called offence. If police are now handing out tickets for walking on Montreal roads, we should have all gotten one by now. But we haven’t, have we?

Urgency in climate change advocacy is backfiring, says Citizen Potawatomi Nation scientist

Kyle Powys Whyte, an Indigenous scientist and climate change expert, says Indigenous peoples have led some of the most vibrant climate change movements, focused on repairing and strengthening ethical and just relationships. Mistakenly, many environmentalists focus on an environmental crisis that must be addressed so urgently and swiftly, that relationships don't matter, he says.

Indigenous technologists using tech tools as path to self-determination

The First Nations Technology Council and Animikii, a digital agency that supports Indigenous technology, are working hard to ensure Indigenous peoples have a seat at the rapidly growing tech table in British Columbia. From data sovereignty to digital skills training programs, Indigenous communities, nations and organizations are utilizing technology as a path to self determination.

'Moosemeat and Marmalade' bush man says he's ready for the apocalypse, are you?

Art Napoleon, a Cree food sovereigntist, co-hosts a popular hunting show ‘Moosemeat and Marmalade,' featuring two men from entirely different walks of life who have successfully filmed three seasons and launched a fourth Thursday. The self-identified “bush man” is a father, musician, and activist who shares his advice for preparing for an approaching apocalypse in times increasing climate chaos.

Dzawada'enuxw ancestors speak through time and space in new exhibition

The history, power and beauty of Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw First Nation’s traditional territories and her descendants speak through at UBC’s Belkin Gallery in a new exhibition. Hexsa’am: To be Here Always, intended to be experienced and embodied, tells stories that date back generations and invites participants to listen to the voices of Dzawada’enuxw ancestors speak to today’s generation.

The Dzawada’enuxw First Nation files lawsuit against Canada on fish farms dispute

The Dzawada’enuxw First Nation filed an 'Aboriginal rights' lawsuit against the government of Canada, challenging the federal permits that allow Atlantic farmed salmon farms in their traditional territories. Chiefs, artists and community members traveled to Vancouver Thursday for a press conference and art exhibit at night to kick off the Nation's legal action.

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