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NEB Conditional approval for Kinder Morgan Pipeline is met with Determined Opposition

On May 19, a National Energy Board press release stated,  “Taking into account all the evidence, considering all relevant factors, and given that there are considerable benefits nationally, regionally and to some degree locally, the Board found that the benefits of the Project would outweigh the residual burdens.”  The Kinder Morgan TransMountain Pipeline NEB approval, with 157 conditions , is subject to review by a… 642 more words

Morning Prayer 21.5.16, John Eliot, Missionary to the Algonquins, 1690

And now, my children, listen to me:
happy are those who keep my ways.

Thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy, “I dwell in the high and holy place and also with the one who has a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble and to revive the heart of the contrite.” … 2,476 more words

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Evening Prayer 17.5.16, William Hobart Hale, Bishop of Niobrara/South Dakota, 1909

Truly I tell you, among those born of women no one has arisen greater than John the Baptist; yet the least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he. 1,979 more words

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Will colonial domination survive UNDRIP?

This week Canada’s ministers of Justice and Indigenous Affairs, Carolyn Bennett and Jody Wilson-Raybould, addressed the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. The occasion was their government’s decision to revoke its “permanent objector status” vis-à-vis the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, also known as UNDRIP. 1,418 more words

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What does Metis mean? A look at who qualifies as Metis under the Supreme Court ruling

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada declared Thursday that Canada’s 600,000 Metis and non-status Indians are indeed “Indians” under the Constitution. The decision has raised questions about who qualifies as Metis or non-status Indian, but the answer might be a little complicated. 619 more words

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