Archive for December, 2012
#idlenomore movement is sweeping the world.
First Nations people blocked roads and highways across New Brunswick on Friday as part of the Canada-wide Idle No More movement, protesting the federal government’s omnibus budget Bill C-45.
In Fredericton, several members of the St. Mary’s First Nation blocked a road on the city’s north side. They beat drums and chanted.
About a dozen people from the Woodstock First Nation also demonstrated, waving signs with messages to the Harper government at passing motorists.
Idle No More demonstrators were out in Fredericton, Elsibogtog, Woodstock and Tobique on Friday. (CBC)
People from Elsibogtog First Nation also made a stand, proudly displaying First Nation flags.
Outside Perth-Andover, along the Trans-Canada Highway, members of the Tobique First Nation voiced their outrage at Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
“We’re opposing Harper’s dictatorship in terms of attacking our treaties with this Bill C-45,” said Tina Perley-Martin.
She said the issue goes much further than just…
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