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Ontario First Nations believe the Conservative government is ignoring their voices on First Nations education and they are warning of a nation-wide shut-down unless things change.
“If these Conservatives continue their racist, racist agenda, we are going to have a fight on our hands,” said Anishinabek Nation Grand Chief Patrick Mahdabee. “They are not going to beat us. We’ll shut this darn country down.”
On Monday, Hwy. 17, which connects northern and southern Ontario, was shut down in a rally for education.
APTN National News reporter Donna Smith has more.