I read Province says treaties don’t give Wolastoqiyik right to commercial logging on Crown land https://ift.tt/2Dcqmfi The province of New Brunswick says Peace and Friendship Treaties do not allow First Nations people to make a ‘moderate livelihood’ from Crown timber. In January, six Wolastoqey First Nations sued the province for not recognizing their treaty rights […]

I read Sisson Mine update: milking the pandemic in New Brunswick https://ift.tt/2OYe7Wt It seems that mineral exploration companies sense the panic in the Higgs government and its desire to appear to be doing something, anything, to generate economic recovery amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. via IFTTT

I read The Trump Administration Has Given The CIA Free Rein To Engage In A Cyberwar https://ift.tt/3jhXcMF Outside of the agencies desiring to participate in a cyberwar, cyberwars are generally considered to be a bad idea. At some point, the cyber is going to turn physical and we’ll just be stuck in a regular war […]

I read Fatally Tasered by police in his own backyard, family of a young Black man speaks out https://ift.tt/39cTzTA In the quiet darkness of an early morning last November, Clive Mensah stepped outside his Toronto-area home for the last time. Before long, police cruisers descended on the area. Officers rushed into Mensah’s backyard, taking him down with […]

I read Historic clothing discovered in cellar of Loyalist House https://ift.tt/39uA7lh Buried under lumber was a chest filled with clothing from the 1800s. When Misty McKinney, the summer student manager, opened the chest she knew right away they had to call in help.  via IFTTT

I read Thoughts about school openings https://ift.tt/2Zt3t08 The first is thought is just this: Gina’s post about parents and teachers prompted me to notice that I never posted about the white paper that Jake Fay, Meira Levinson, Tatiana Geron, Allison Stevens and I wrote for the Safra Center for Ethics series on the pandemic. Here’s […]

I read Investigation clears Winnipeg police in fatal arrest of First Nations man https://ift.tt/3fPaHkT A review of why a First Nation man died during an arrest in Winnipeg a little over a year ago has determined a drug overdose was to blame. via IFTTT

I read Hub model teaming officers and social workers is working, say Fredericton Police https://ift.tt/2ZMjDlm The Fredericton Police Force says a new program to integrate community services with policing is a success so far and one they want to expand.  Deputy chief Martin Gaudet said the unit, known as the hub, is a team made up of two police […]

I read ‘I will be a little bit more at peace’: Natan Obed reflects on report of CFL team changing name https://ift.tt/2ODZw2k Natan Obed doesn’t feel he made the Edmonton football team change its name. CBC News has not been able to verify the reports from TSN and Postmedia suggesting Edmonton’s CFL club has come to an internal […]

I read Wolastoqi scholar says Indigenous language bill will just sap scarce resources https://ift.tt/39gZE1f A new bill on Indigenous language education is sparking concern for St. Thomas University professor emeritus Andrea Bear-Nicholas.  Bear-Nicholas, who was the chair of the Native Studies department at St. via IFTTT