Elizabeth Goodrige reports on Sunday’s march for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relations.
Liz Goodridge reports on the weekend she spent on the Saulnierville wharf, while Tonya Francis offers up some powerful photos.
The cold weather didn’t stop Indigenous people and their allies from coming to the Public Gardens in downtown Halifax to attend the Red Dresses in K’jipuktuk event on Saturday afternoon. Two plainclothes cops also showed up. Elizabeth Goodridge tells the story.
Reporter Elizabeth Goodridge went to Sunday’s large rally in downtown Halifax in support of the Wet’suwet’en land defenders.
Reporter Elizabeth Goodridge attended a flash mob and round dance in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en people at the Halifax Shopping Centre.
Elizabeth Goodridge writes that the revelations that police were permitted to use lethal force against Wet’suwet’en land defenders on the West Coast were not surprising. Just consider the state violence against Indigenous peoples on the East Coast. And that violence will likely only get worse, she believes.
Elizabeth Goodridge attended last night’s Not So Silent Vigil in the Halifax North End and wrote this heartfelt report
On Saturday people on income assistance and their friends marched through North Dartmouth, the constituency of Community Services minister Joanne Bernard, and rallied near her campaign headquarters at the Dartmouth Shopping Centre. “I would tell Bernard, please have pity on us, treat us like human beings, that is all we want,” said one of the protesters.