Canada’s government should be “Idle-No-More” – Ralph Goodale


Over the past few weeks, a remarkable movement has taken shape among indigenous peoples in Canada.  It’s called “Idle-No-More”.

Beginning with four women from Saskatchewan, the movement is driven largely by women and youth using social media like Twitter and Facebook.  With the advice of elders, it’s committed to peaceful public events highlighting unacceptable realities in the lives of First Nations people, the Metis, Inuit and others.

Their spontaneous activities have reached across Canada and beyond.  The initial spark was Stephen Harper’s second Omnibus Budget Bill (C-45).

Read the rest of this blog at …… Canada’s government should be “Idle-No-More” – Ralph Goodale.


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