May 26, 2015


Young here to play, give First Nation a hand

Neil Young


Neil Young

NEIL Young's Honour The Treaties tour rolls into the Centennial Concert Hall on Thursday night.

The four-date tour, which kicked off Sunday night at Toronto's Massey Hall and also features Diana Krall, is raising money and awareness for the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Legal Defence Fund, which is challenging oil companies and governments that are obstructing First Nations' rights as they attempt to expand development of the oil sands in Northern Alberta.

A handful of tickets remain for the concert, which will be preceded by a 1 p.m. press conference at the venue featuring the Canadian rocker, environmentalist David Suzuki and representatives from the ACFN, including Chief Allan Adam.

Check prior to the show to hear what they had to say.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition January 15, 2014 C2

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