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Pas Opasquia Times (Newspaper) - June 3, 2015, Pas, ManitobaConcern Over the potential impacts of Bill c-51 has been popping up across Canada and several Impact Ful groups and organizations including the Canadian bar association has spoken out against it. Those con Cerns Arentt just limited to major centres however and Over the weekend it was shown there was concern Over the Bill Here at Home As Well. A Small Impromptu gather ing to protest the Bill was held on saturday afternoon on Opas kayak Cree nation in the parking lot of the Gordon Lathlin memorial Centre. Organized by Rhonda head and Alex head the gathering was organized last minute but was spoken about passionately nonetheless by those who did come out. Representatives of various governmental Levels from local to Federal were on hand to speak against the Bill which has caused concern for Many canadians whether Over the actual implications of the Bill now or for the door to further restrictions it might open. The effects of this Bill will Ripple around the world pro claimed Alex head. Alex head advised those who came out to not be concerned about the Low turnout on saturday noting the Short notice and apparent misinformation about the Actu Al time of the rally might have caused others to not come. Dont worry about the Low turnout. It Only took four people to Start Idle no More and now that affects millions she said. While nearly All of those who attended were aboriginal Alex and other speakers often emphasized the fact the impacts of Bill c-51 could be Felt by All and that it is an Issue Over which All sides should unite to protest against. Opas kayak Cree nation councillor shorty Lathlin speak ing on behalf of chief Michael constant who was away at the time chaperoning a school trip added he will be suggesting the item be placed on the Agenda for the next tri Council meeting Between the town of the Pas the . Of Kelsey and on in Hopes All three communities can join together in opposition of the Bill. As a government in the Opas kayak Cree nation i want to propose we not Only lobby but we invite our other first nations. To support opposition of the Bill said Lathlin. It has a tremendous negative Impact on our ability to express our opinion to government. My Niki Ashton a snot in attendance though that was Only because she was already at a Sim Ilar rally against Bill c-51 in Thompson on the same Day. La Amanda Lathlin however was at the rally and she expressed her desire to see the fight against the Bill continue. Wednesday june 3, 2015 volume 39 Issue 22 $1.25 incl. Get & Post pm40020749 time Opasquia serving the Pas and area since 1978 subscribe online today whats inside weather p2editorial p4 classifieds p14naturalist p16 Spray foam event something new for the Pas p13 suds with buds show your support grads holding drive one fundraiser on saturday p10 Bill c-51 protest proves Small but vocal Trent Allen editor fire ban for the Pas and . Of Kelsey partially lifted p2 partial Relief getting promoted local hockey legend Vaughn Karpan has a new title p13 see Bill Page 2 local business celebrates 10 years p8/9

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