Sep 1 1975

September 1, 1975

2018-05-22T14:54:47+00:00September 1st, 1975|

The Conference’s Social Affairs Department participated in the creation of the ecumenical Inter-church Project on Northern Development, also known as Project North. It focused on treaty and Aboriginal rights and the just settlement of land claims and promoted the search for equitable forms of development in response to proposals for […]

Sep 1 1975

September 1, 1975

2018-05-22T14:54:02+00:00September 1st, 1975|

From the Conference’s Labour Day message “Northern Development: At What Cost?”, a pastoral statement on the development of energy resources and its impact on Native Peoples:

[W]hat we see emerging in the Canadian North are forms of exploitation which we often assume happen only Third World countries: a serious abuse of […]

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