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What started as a murmur in early October from First Nations People in Canada in response to Bill C45 has become a movement that echoes the sentiments of people all over the world, a battle cry of love for the planet, "Idle No More." At first glance it might appear that this movement is isolated and doesn't effect you if you are not native or if you don't live in Canada, yet it does. It may appear that this resistance is not related to The Occupy Movement, The Arab Spring, The Unify Movement, Anonymous, or any of the other popular uprisings sparked by social unrest, but it is. (Image by Andy Everson)
The members of Development and Peace are proposing a new action: a petition to the House of Commons on Financial support for the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace .
" Canada does not even meet its reduction targets of the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol, having INCREASED greenhouse gas emissions rather than reduced them ".
The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace believes Canadians may be eating the planet to death, so they’re going to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to nudge the world into a whole new food system.