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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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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 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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Latin American Researchers of Ontario (LARO)

Latin American Researchers of Ontario (LARO), Foro Nuestra America, the organizers ofLatino/as in Solidarity with Idle no More, and the undersigned organizations support Idle No More for the following reasons: Because Idle No More represents a compelling call to build a more equitable and sustainable society where the most vulnerable... Read more
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Social Forum People of Colour Caucus

We are thankful for being on the unceded Algonquin territory that this launch is taking place on, and for the inspiration that Idle No More and Indigenous communities provide us. We honour all the Original peoples of Turtle Land and we honour the diverse lands of the Original peoples of...
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Climate Justice Alignment

We, members of Climate Justice Alignment, stand in solidarity with Idle No More! We stand in solidarity with Indigenous Sovereignty and the rights of Indigenous communities to govern and defend their traditional lands, waters and natural resources for the health and wellbeing of present and future generations. As allied activists... Read more
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