The Current | Jan 25, 2013 | 24:00
Idle No More and tensions in Thunder Bay
Why are Aboriginal women in Thunder Bay equipping themselves with hand-held safety devices, and why are some Aboriginal parents in that Northern Ontario city choosing not to send their children to school? Some say it's because Idle No More is inflaming long-standing tensions between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities. In Thunder Bay, police investigate a possible hate crime and the mayor regrets that his plan to keep people safe has failed. We look at concerns that native activism isn't the only thing on the rise.