Posts Tagged with "toronto"

Banks on Notice: Dump Enbridge!

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

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Banks on Notice: Dump Enbridge!

As Canadians were casting their votes in the Federal Election, another important decision was playing out in the board rooms of Canada’s top banks: what to do with Enbridge, sponsor of the Northern Gateway Pipeline. Over the last several weeks, RAN  teamed up with First Nations of the Yinka Dene Alliance to put senior banking [...]

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G8 Madness

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

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I spent the week of the G8/G20 in Edmonton following Twitter feeds, text messages, and Facebook updates as many of the people I have worked with over the years were being beaten, intimidated, arrested and having their civil rights eroded during the G8 in Toronto. I found myself feeling helpless wishing there was something more [...]

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Grassy Narrows Seeks Justice After 4 Decades of Mercury Poisoning

Monday, April 26, 2010

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RAN supported the community of Grassy Narrows in Ontario, Canada with a $3,000 grant facilitated through our role as an advisor to Global Greengrants Fund for 2 public events in Toronto on the 40th anniversary of when the community was poisoned by mercury from an upstream pulp mill (which continues to make people sick today). [...]

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Indigenous And Hundreds More Challenge RBC On Tar Sands

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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Today more than 170 people rallied outside of the Royal Bank of Canada’s (RBC’s) Annual General Shareholder meeting (AGM) in Toronto after a series of creative non-violent actions all morning. Inside, First Nations Chiefs and community representatives from four different Nations demanded RBC phase out of its Tar Sands financing and to recognize the right [...]

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Mrs. Nixon Mystery Solved

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

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UPDATE: RBC CEO Gordon Nixon is outside at the rally watching the RAN activists who deployed the banner! More to come, but take a look at www.pleasehelpusmrsnixon.com. Members of the Toronto RAN chapter have just deployed a banner outside RBC headquarters directing people to the site: The site has a video of RAN’s executive director [...]

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Hundreds Kick off a Week of Protest in Toronto

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

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Update: Photos can be found here and here. RAN joined with more than a dozen other groups to sponsor a week-long occupation of the Ontario Legislature in Ontario. Pictures and news reports are below. Event details can be found here. Independent News Coverage Paul Terefenko, “Natives Stake Their Claim.” Now Magazine. May 29, 2008 Judy [...]

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