Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

December 8, 2011

Canada Spy Files on First Nations

RCMP Spied on Protesting First Nations
Intelligence unit collaborated with partners in energy and private sector
By Tim Groves and Martin Lukacs; December 5, 2011 - Media Co-op
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To download the 2009 Strategic Intelligence Report:
The federal government created a wide-ranging surveillance network in early 2007 to monitor protests by First Nations, including those that would garner national attention or target “critical infrastructure” like highways, railways and pipelines, according to RCMP documents obtained through access to information requests.
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The 18 First Nations identified as "communities in concern" in 2009:
- Barriere Lake
- Kahnawake
- Kanesatake
- Litstuguj
- Grassy Narrow First Nation
- Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug
- Munsee-Deleware Nation
- Shabit Obaadijwan and Ardock Algoquin First Nation
- Six Nations of the Grand River
- Tyendinaga
- Peguis First Nation
- Pimicikamak
- Roseau River First Nation
- Red Pheasant First Nation
- Community of Fort Chipewyan
- Lubicon Lake Indian Nation
- Woodland Cree First Nation

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