More Idle No More protests are planned for this afternoon as First Nations Chief Theresa Spence calls for action.
The Attawapiskat chief urged all Canadians to hold weekend solidarity protests to force Prime Minister Stephen Harper to meet with her.
More than 400 people showed up this afternoon outside Harper's constituency office at Glenmore Landing in southwest Calgary.
In Edmonton, about 150 people gathered starting at 1 p.m. MT in front of the legislature building.
Today's protest are part of a national day of solidarity. Activists across Canada gathered to show support for Spence.
She is 20 days into a hunger strike, demanding to speak to Harper about the Bill C-45.