Posts Tagged with "abitibibowater"

Grassy Victory Articles

Monday, June 23, 2008


Check out these lengthy news pieces on Grassy Narrows’ victory in kicking the clear-cut logging corporations off their territory – an area three times the size of Yosemite National Park. CBC National primetime interview with Roberta Keesick Article on AlterNet Feature Article in Toronto’s Now Magazine Article on Environmental News Service newswire The Toronto [...]

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The Old Growth Campaign Victory – how did we do that?

Friday, June 20, 2008


RAN doesn’t have big campaign victories every day. We are definitely a very talented group of people who work with very talented activists, organizers, ally organizations, and community members every day, and we celebrate our successes when they happen – readers of this blog definitely know this to be true. But a victory as big [...]

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Grassy Narrows Victory Conference Call Thursday!

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

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If you’ve been reading this blog, you know by know that RAN’s Old Growth Campaign had a major victory last week when AbitibiBowater, the largest paper company in the world, announced that it would immediately stop logging on the Grassy Narrows First Nation’s traditional territory in Ontario, Canada. RAN’s Old Growth team, along with the [...]

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Message from JB Fobister in Grassy Narrows

Thursday, June 5, 2008


JB Fobister is a Grassy Narrows member who has been a key part of the community’s work towards self-determination. He sends this message: Six years ago when we blocked the main logging road near our small community people told us we were crazy to take on two of the largest logging companies in the world. [...]

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Grassy Narrows Wins. For Real.

Tuesday, June 3, 2008


It was a regular day at RAN today, full of meetings and discussions with my ever so talented colleagues. Until about 3pm when David Sone, my fellow Old Growth campaigner, interrupted a meeting that I was in to tell me that AbitibiBowater had just announced that they will pull their logging operations out of Grassy [...]

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