Ontario plans another decade of clearcuts in Grassy Narrows

grassy narrowsOntario has released draft plans for another decade of clearcut logging in Grassy Narrows.  The plans are open for public comment until October 31.

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Supreme Court will hear Grassy Narrows’ legal case for Treaty rights and against clearcut logging

 
Banner_03Today the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to Grassy Narrows to appeal their legal action for Treaty rights and against clearcut logging to the highest court.  The case challenges Ontario's jurisdiction to award logging and mining licenses on a vast tract of Treaty 3 lands north of the English River (the Keewatin Lands).
 

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More than one million Ontarians call for an end to unwanted logging in Grassy Narrows

grassy narrows  Organizations representing more than one million people across Ontario are calling on Premier Kathleen Wynne to a make a clear and unequivocal commitment that the province will respect the wishes of the people of Asubpeeschoseewagong (Grassy Narrows) that no new logging permits be issued in their traditional territory. 

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NO LOGGING, NO MERCURY: Noise Demo at Kathleen Wynne’s home!

On Sunday August 25, 2013 Grassy Narrows supportes held a musical noise demonstration at premier Kathleen Wynne's home.  The fun-filled, family friendly protest included an 80 person strong marching band and demanded an end to unwanted logging in Grassy Narrows and real action on mercury poisoning. 

See photos from the Demo 

Read media reports from the Demo

Take online action to support Grassy.

Read the press release

See APTN National TV news piece about the action

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Grassy Narrows Youth Gathering

 

Gathering August 20-22.

SOLIDARITY TO PROTECT OUR WATERS

Workshops, teachings, drumming, ceremonies, swimming, social dancing.

 

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