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First let’s talk about basic Indigenous rights, then we’ll get to reconciliation

The 2 events are aspects of the same fight — "to be fairly, legally recognized in a country that spins stories about the sincerity of reconciliation...."
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Thread: Unist'ot'en camp awaits RCMP after injunction enforced at Gidimt'en anti-pipeline checkpoint.

Mounties enforcing court order to allow pipeline company access to northern B.C. road and bridge

#bcpoli #cdnpoli
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Trudeau's meeting with Indigenous leaders changed venues after First Nations pipeline protest

Trudeau addressed Indigenous forum in Ottawa as First Nations protesters marched through city
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1) Conservative collusion with the oil industry, stacking the NEB with industry insiders, & gutting Canada’s environmental protections led to the failure of Northern Gateway (NG), TMX, the creation of #IdleNoMore, entrenched pipeline opposition, and #cdnpoli #abpoli #bcpoli
2) to Bill C69 and:

Fisheries Act no longer protects most fish

Navigable Waters Act doesn't protect most lakes/rivers

Environmental Assessment Act replaced with a skinny law probably written on a napkin

Round Table on Environment & Economy dismantled

But Harper wasn’t done!
3) He demonized the environmental movement & aboriginal groups, and laid the groundwork for conspiracy theories: anti-oil-activists were a threat to national security, were “eco-terrorists” or “violent aboriginal extremists”, & that foreign money was blocking oilsands expansion.
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