23 Nov '11, 3pm

Occupy Protestors Evicted From Tents, First Nations People Forced Into Tents

Occupy Protestors Evicted From Tents, First Nations People Forced Into Tents

The contrast is staggering. In the large cities of southern Ontario, Occupy Ottawa and Occupy Toronto protesters were evicted this morning from the tent cities they set up last month to protest economic disparities. One thousand kilometers further north (652 miles), the residents of the Attawapiskat First Nation have been living in tents and sheds without water or electricity for years and no one is doing anything about it. Attawapiskat Declares State of Emergency It has been three weeks since the chief of the Attawapiskat First Nation declared a state of emergency due to the third world living conditions in this Northern Ontario community on the shores of James Bay. The daily high temperature doesn’t reach above the freezing mark anymore and as we descend into winter, the weather will only get worse. According to the Ottawa Citizen , the living conditions are horrible and...

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