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Wildfire in Fort McMurray, Canada, Shows Indigenous Resilience
Society & Culture  (tags: US & Canada, Canada, Natural disasters, Fort McMurray, Indigenous rights, First Nations )

Judy
- 25 days ago - telesurtv.net
First Nations communities are opening their doors to people fleeing Fort McMurray, the city engulfed by the blaze at the heart of Canada's oil sands.
SIGN MY PETITION! Government of Canada: Help First Nations Communities Grapple With High Youth Suicide Rates
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, cultural genocide, justice, high suicide rates, First Nations, Canada, human rights, government, ethics, crime, culture, world, society, children, education, dishonesty, activists )

Cal
- 44 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
According to a recent article from the Guardian suicide rates among First Nations youth are out of control, the product of deep poverty, official neglect and a hopelessness generated by severely overcrowded housing and unsanitary conditions
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Indigenous Women and Families to End Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: justice for indigneous women, indigenous women, Canada, politics, government, ethics, crime, culture, women, world, society, safety, violence, rights, police, law, education, children, news )

Cal
- 85 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Canadian government has listened to the voices of activists who have called for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. A public inquiry into this human rights tragedy has been called.
Canadian First Nations Demand Action on Missing and Murdered Women
Society & Culture  (tags: women, safety, politics, police, crime, Canada, violence against Native women, rights, ethics, culture, abuse, death, news, society, world )

Cal
- 98 days ago - truth-out.org
Although Native women and girls make up only 4.3 percent of Canada's female population, they account for 16 percent of female homicides and 11.3 percent of missing women.
Indigenous Woman in Law Breaks New Ground
Society & Culture  (tags: women, Canada, good news, world, society, politics, government )

Cal
- 157 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed Jody Wilson-Raybould, a First Nations woman, as Minister of Justice and Attorney-General.
Canada Launches Inquiry Into Murdered Aboriginal Women and Opens the Door to Repealing 'Racist' Indian Act
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, women, violence, Canada, First Nations, human rights, crime, corruption, abuse, law, death, society, politics )

Cal
- 174 days ago - news.vice.com
Speaking in front of representatives of indigenous communities from across Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised "nothing less than a total renewal of the relationship between Canada and First Nations Peoples."
Sharia Toronto: Cabbies Turning Away Passengers With Seeing~Eye Dogs
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada, Islam, Muslims, dogs, seeing eye dogs, cabs, cabbies, discrimination, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, law, religion, rights, society )

Penny
- 217 days ago - jihadwatch.org
Most cab drivers are Muslim, and Islam hates dogs: Once Gabriel promised the Prophet (that he would visit him, but Gabriel did not come) and later on he said, We, angels, do not enter a house which contains a picture or a dog. ~ Sahih Bukhari 4.54.50
Happy Thanksgiving Canada
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada, Thanksgiving )

Lynn
- 232 days ago - politicsplus.org
In Canada, Thanksgiving dates back to 1578 and the exploration of the Northwest Passage by Martin Frobisher. Canada was untouched by Columbus but many non Canadian people associate Thanksgiving with the US Columbus Day.
Please Don't Destroy Veteran's Therapy Garden
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada, Ontario, Ottawa, gardens, gardening, veterans, therapy, petitions )

Freya
- 321 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please ask the Mayor of Ottawa to leave Will Needham's therapy garden alone.
On Canada Day, Commit to Ending Extreme Poverty ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protection, poverty, Canada )

Cher
- 335 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
This Canada Day, SIGN the petition and join us in helping those in the developing world.
Your Rights at Risk: Call to Withdraw Bill C-51 ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, Canada, Bill C-51 )

Cher
- 436 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Your voice is needed now! Laws intended to protect us from threats should not put our human rights at risk. Join Amnesty's call to withdraw Bill C-51. National security reforms must meet Canada's human rights obligations.
VIDEOS: Meet A Muslim Family Campaign Aims To 'Bridge The Gap Of Fear Into Love'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, good news, Canada, Muslims, non-Muslims, 'Bridge the Gap', society, culture, family, humans, news, freedoms, interesting )

Carrie
- 454 days ago - themuslimtimes.org
For two weeks, Muslim families are being encouraged to invite non-Muslim neighbors into their homes for a meal and conversation to "bridge the gaps and remove misconceptions regarding Islam and Muslims".
After Attacks, Canadian Lawmakers Threaten Basic Human Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: civil rights, world, Canada, terrorism, culture, government, freedoms, society, rights, politics )

Cal
- 576 days ago - truth-out.org
Reaction to last week's incidents were varied, but have mainly been comprised of an us-versus-them narrative.
Christopher Columbus Driven By Ill Winds
Society & Culture  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., Canada, Indigenous, Human Rights, Central America, Caribbean, Cuba )

Judy
- 596 days ago - commondreams.org
He believed that God had chosen him specifically to see Christianity victorious "throughout the universe." And he would follow His command to convert or destroy Moslems, Jews and other non-believers.
Tell Stephen Harper: We Need A National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women ! SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, Canada, Indigenous, murdered, missing )

Cher
- 601 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Stephen Harper should stop ignoring the facts, take a hard look at the shocking statistics about missing and murdered Indigenous women and call for an immediate national inquiry.
 

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