Home » News » ‘Idle No More’ Rally to Block Airport Traffic

‘Idle No More’ Rally to Block Airport Traffic

December 21, 2012 7:21 AM | News


Aboriginal leaders will hold a rally this morning at Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport.

Organized by Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO), the rally will include Norway House Cree Nation Chief Ron Evans and Cross Lake First Nation Chief Garrison Settee, with representation from the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs and Southern Chiefs Organization.

The rally, being held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., will then depart for the Manitoba legislature, where participants will join the Idle No More rally at noon.

The grassroots campaign, which has been picking up steam through social media, is over the omnibus budget bill C-45 and First Nation treaty rights.

— Staff


Meta has been blocking Canadian news from its platforms, Facebook and Instagram, since August 1, 2023 in response to Canada’s Online News Act. To ensure you don’t miss the local news that matters to you, please subscribe to our free daily e-mail newsletter and add ChrisD.ca to your bookmarks and smartphone home screen. You can also follow us on Google News.