I have been scanning the online world for months now trying to find a way to explain how I feel and why I support the “Idle No More” movement and finally someone elegantly wrote a wonderful fresh perspective that I want to share. Now you could be asking why I don’t write my own blog about this topic…well honestly I am so close to it that I feel it would be too biased and emotional. This article is factual and clear, it needs to be shared and I cannot relate to the author since he’s Sikh and I am not. I hope you enjoy it and I look forward to starting a dialogue in regards to this article. Thanks for reading! – Michelle
"If you are Not OUTRAGED You are not paying ATTENTION" #idlenomore
I have been watching the social media world closely over the last few weeks and I have to admit there was a period of time where I was confusing the “Idle No More” movement with the Hunger Strike. It is not difficult to do since both are getting a lot of media attention, however they are different yet linked. Continue reading →
I always enjoy reading articles like the one attached in this post. It tells us that industry needs to understand the “Duty to Consult”, that transparency in the discussions are paramount and that the process must be “meaningful.” All great words and it should be simple, right? HA! Continue reading →
It is so interesting to me how the Canadian government works. We know that there has been something wrong with the salmon stocks in British Columbia for years and there have been numerous reports and studies made, yet nothing has been done we have kept to our status quo. Now with the proposed crude oil pipelines crossing some of the most sensitive salmon habitat in BC I am wondering how clear the messaging will be within this report or will it be diluted with political masks….lots of words but no solid findings, leaving everything to interpretation. Only time will tell…let’s hope that responsible decision making and sustainable development prevail!