Hupacasath Canada-China FIPPA Court Challenge & Cree Cellist Cris Derksen Red Ride Tour

    In the first half of this week’s podcast, Brenda Sayers, spokesperson for Hupacasath First Nation returned to Indigenous Waves this week to discuss the Hupacasath vs. the Conservative government court challenge regarding the Canada-China trade agreement known as FIPPA. Hupacasath initiated a request for a judicial review of the FIPPA for it’s lack … Continue reading

Hupacasath Update w Brenda Sayers & Idle No More National Day of Unity in Action w Wanda Nanibush and Gabrielle Fayant

                        Hupacasath First Nation has been engaged in a legal request through the Canadian Federal Courts for a judicial review of Stephen Harper’s Canada-China FIPPA. As the result of the federal ruling against Hupacasath, the First Nation has launched a grassroots fundraiser to appeal … Continue reading

Update from Brenda Sayers of Hupacasath First Nation and Stuart Trew, Council of Canadians on the Canada-China FIPPA

  This past June 5th to the 7th, the Hupacasath First Nation went to Federal court requesting a judicial review of the Canada China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement, also known as FIPA or FIPPA.  Brenda Sayers, elected spokesperson for Hupacasath returned to Indigenous Waves this past week with Stuart Trew, Trade Campaigner for … Continue reading

Brenda Sayers from Hupacasath First Nation on FIPPA & how Hupacasath is leading the way for all Canadians

The Canadian government, under the direction of Stephen Harper, has been criticized for myriad unilateral legislation and decisions that will create permanent changes to the environment and the Canadian landscape. In particular, much of this legislation has been directly impacting First Nations, however there has been a significant lack of consultation, despite section 35 of … Continue reading