Sue Deranger with the Newo Yotina Friendship Centre protests outside Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) offices in Regina. Activists have been occupying INAC offices in Toronto, Winnipeg, and James Bay following news of the suicide crisis in the Attawapiskat First Nation in northern Ontario. Occupiers are demanding that the federal government offer more than band-aid “solutions” Don Healy / Regina Leader-Post, April 15, 2016
by Kerry Benjoe, Regina Leader-Post, April 15, 2016
The doors may have been locked, but that did not stop a noon-hour protest on one of Regina’s busiest streets from taking place.
On Friday, protestors carrying signs some of which read: Colonialism Kills, Indigenous Lives Matter and INAC = Canadian Apartheid gathered outside the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) office on Albert Street. It was held in solidarity with similar protests happening across the country.
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