61% of Canadians oppose Wet’suwet’en solidarity blockades, 75% back action to help Indigenous people: poll

A new poll suggests that while nearly two-thirds of Canadians disagree with the ongoing Wet’suwet’en solidarity blockades that are interrupting rail and truck traffic, three-quarters of Canadians also think the federal government needs to act immediately to address quality of…

Coastal GasLink pipeline investor committed to closing deal despite demonstrations

An investment firm buying a stake in the Coastal GasLink pipeline says it remains “committed” to the deal despite protester blockades that have shut down railway lines in parts of Canada and threaten to inflict damage to the Canadian economy.…

Timeline of Wet’suwet’en solidarity protests and the dispute that sparked them

RCMP began enforcing an injunction earlier this month that prevents interference with construction of a $6.6-billion natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia. Here is a timeline of the dispute, along with rail disruptions by people showing solidarity with the…

TC Energy CEO ‘extremely disappointed’ by Coastal GasLink pipeline opposition

The CEO of pipeline and power company TC Energy Corp. says he’s “extremely disappointed” that police have had to be called in to allow the company to go ahead with construction of its Coastal GasLink pipeline. The Calgary-based company is…

Wet’suwet’en solidarity protesters demonstrate at Carolyn Bennett’s office

Youth protesting in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation met with Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett Tuesday after storming her Toronto office a day earlier. Youth advocacy group Climate Justice Toronto posted photos of demonstrators gathering at the office holding…

Wet’suwet’en protests and arrests: Here’s a look at what’s happening now

Tensions over the Coastal GasLink rose once again this week, as the RCMP enforced a court injunction near the construction site of the natural gas pipeline in northwestern British Columbia. The Wet’suwet’en Nation, unceded territory not covered by treaty, has…

RCMP checkpoint the latest flashpoint in northern B.C. gas pipeline dispute

Amid temperatures closing in on -40 C, both sides of a dispute over a proposed natural gas pipeline through northern B.C. are digging in. The RCMP moved in Monday to set up an “access control checkpoint” over a key service…

B.C. gas pipeline work delayed after animal traps allegedly found on construction site

Work on a controversial gas pipeline in northern B.C. was delayed on Thursday after crews allegedly found animal traps set on their construction site. The work is being conducted near Houston B.C., as a part of the Coastal GasLink pipeline…

Alberta rallies to show support for anti-LNG pipeline protests in B.C.

Amid rising tensions in northern B.C. — where Indigenous protesters are preventing a pipeline company from accessing an area it plans to work in — rallies have been planned for Calgary and Edmonton on Tuesday to show solidarity with members…