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Is Idle No More movement still going?

Is Idle No More movement still going?

Idle No More is an ongoing protest movement, founded in December 2012 by four women: three First Nations women and one non-Native ally.

What sparked Idle No More?

Idle No More began as a protest against Bill C-45, an omnibus bill introduced by Stephen Harper’s Conservative government in 2012. Since then, the movement has grown to encompass broader questions about Indigenous rights and sovereignty as well as environmental protection.

Is Idle No More peaceful?

Idle No More calls on all people to join in a peaceful revolution which honours and fulfills Indigenous sovereignty and which protects the land, the water, and the sky. Colonization continues through attacks to Indigenous rights and damage and harm to all our relations.

What is the purpose of Idle No More?

The Idle No More Facebook group, which has about 45,000 members, says its purpose is “to support and encourage grassroots to create their own forums to learn more about Indigenous rights and our responsibilities to our Nationhood via teach-ins, rallies and social media.”

Is Idle No More a charity?

*Please make the cheque payable to Polaris Institute, with a memo to designate support for Idle No More. Polaris Institute is a registered non-profit organization, not a charity. Donations are not eligible for a tax receipt.

Is Idle No More a non-profit?

Those of us who have been organizing with Idle No More since October 2012 participated in specific events and incidents which led to a decision in January 2013 to register a non-profit organization called Idle No More.

Does Bill C-45 still exist?

Currently Bill C-45 is being used to announce Act(s) respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts.

What are the 3 main groups of indigenous peoples in Canada?

Definition. Aboriginal group refers to whether the person is First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit). These are the three groups defined as the Aboriginal peoples of Canada in the Constitution Act, 1982, Section 35 (2). A person may be in more than one of these three specific groups.

Whose Land Is It Anyway?: A Manual for decolonization?

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What does Bill C-45 mean for First Nations?

The passing of Bill C-45 for First Nations people eliminates treaty rights. It will allow First Nations to lease out/surrender reserve lands based on votes taken at a single meeting, rather than a majority vote from an entire First Nation (community consent).

Has Bill C-45 resulted in a safer workplace?

The Westray bill or Bill C-45 was federal legislation that amended the Canadian Criminal Code and became law on March 31, 2004. The Bill (introduced in 2003) established new legal duties for workplace health and safety, and imposed serious penalties for violations that result in injuries or death.

What is Bill c10?

An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act (43rd Canadian Parliament, 2nd Session) An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act (Bill C-10) is a proposed Canadian federal legislation, introduced on November 3, 2020 by Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault during the second session of the 43rd Canadian Parliament.

When did Idle No More start in Canada?

An Indigenous-led Social Movement Idle No More started in November 2012, among Treaty People in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta protesting the Canadian government’s dismantling of environmental protection laws, endangering First Nations who live on the land.

How many people are involved in Idle No More?

Since 2012 over 400,000 people and hundreds of local Indigenous-led groups self-organized around the world under the hashtag #IdleNoMore. Join the conversation.

Where did Idle No More block the railway?

On December 30, as part of a day of nationwide actions, a group believed to be involved with Idle No More blocked the Canadian National main railway line between the country’s two largest cities of Toronto and Montreal at a point near Belleville, Ontario for approximately three hours.

What was the vision of the Idle No More movement?

The Vision […] revolves around Indigenous Ways of Knowing rooted in Indigenous Sovereignty to protect water, air, land and all creation for future generations. The Conservative government bills beginning with Bill C-45 threaten Treaties and this Indigenous Vision of Sovereignty.