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Canadian Artists Including Feist, Broken Social Scene, Blue Rodeo, Sarah Harmer, Bif Naked, and more...

Canadian Artists Statement of Solidarity with Idle No More We, the undersigned Canadian writers, filmmakers, dancers, musicians, and artists call on all Canadians to join us in unequivocally supporting the demands and actions of the First Nations’ Idle No More movement for healthy, just, equitable, and sustainable communities. We recognize...
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Nelly Furtado

"On BC ferry this AM got a beautiful gift from woman from KwaKwaKewak Nation (Alert Bay) #idlenomore " "The t-shirt says, 'Canada- Our Home On Native Land'.. I couldn't agree more. #idlenomore "     Read more
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Green Party of Canada

The Green Party of Canada calls on all Canadians to take part in #idlenomore events throughout Canada. Green Leader Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands, specifically invites citizens to take part in the 21 December 2012 rally in Ottawa. “Harper’s record on Aboriginal Affairs is dishonourable. The C-45... Read more
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New Democractic Party of Canada

WHEREAS years of inaction and broken promises from successive liberal and conservative government has led to severe social injustice and shocking poverty in too many communities WHEREAS as a consequence we are witnessing an historic and growing grassroots movement joining Indigenous peoples and other Canadians in a long overdue conversation...
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Canadian Nurses Association

The Idle No More movement is a clarion call that it’s time to restore the health of First Nations, as André Picard aptly states. Registered nurses (RNs) on reserves and in rural and remote communities bear witness to the many inequities First Nations people experience. Amnesty International’s new report clearly...
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University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU)

Students recognize and understand that Indigenous people and communities continue to confront the systems of colonization and oppression established by successive Canadian governments.  As an organization committed to social justice and increasing access to higher education, it is natural for UMSU to support the Idle No More movement in its...
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Greenpeace

Today, as demonstrations take place across the country, Greenpeace Canada is expressing its support for the growing Idle No More movement that calls on all people, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, to take action and engage in our democracy and government policy. With a new year on the horizon, it is time... Read more
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CUPE

CUPE NATIONAL WILL; Support the Idle No More protests currently taking place in communities all across Canada and encourage all CUPE locals to attend and support these peaceful protests in their communities. Support Chief Theresa Spence in her efforts to force the federal government to engage in a meaningful process... Read more
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David Suzuki

Dear Prime Minister Harper, Two years ago, under your leadership, Canada endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, despite initially voting against it at the UN General Assembly. Canada's decision to reverse its position to support international efforts that recognize and protect the rights of indigenous... Read more
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Aboriginal Artists Alliance

A non-partisan group of Aboriginal artists, musicians and fans is coming together online to support the Idle No More movement and help raise awareness and share the progress of the movement’s peaceful efforts. The Aboriginal Artists Alliance, established by singer-songwriter Susan Aglukark, will be dedicated to using social media to... Read more
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Simone de Beauvoir Institute

Statement of Feminist Solidarity with the IDLE NO MORE Movement On this day of global action, we, the representatives of students, faculty, staff, Fellows, and Research Associates of the Simone de Beauvoir Institute pledge our full support for the IDLE NO MORE movement. We stand in respectful solidarity with Chief... Read more
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Council of Canadians

Mr. Prime Minister: The members of the West Kootenay Nelson Chapter of the Council of Canadians are committed to justice in Canada. At our meeting on January 12, 2013, the following motion was adopted unanimously. The Nelson Chapter of the Council of Canadians declares our support for the Idle No... Read more
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