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…

First Nation chief and Alberta’s Kenney government in war of words as Teck oil mine decision nears

Alberta’s Indigenous relations minister says a last-minute war of words with a First Nations leader over a multibillion-dollar oilsands mine is a case of bare-knuckle bargaining. Rick Wilson says he hopes the spat with Athabasca Chipewyan Chief Allan Adam doesn’t…

Wet’suwet’en to hold all-clan meetings amid solidarity protests, internal division

For the first time in a generation, the Wet’suwet’en hereditary leadership is coming together and holding a series of all-clan meetings, as the dispute over the Coastal GasLink pipeline inspires protests across the country. Chief Na’moks (John Risdale) of the…

Video shows man pushing board into truck’s path as it drives through B.C. highway blockade

New video is giving a closer look at a heated moment at a blockade in support of Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs staged on a Vancouver Island highway on Monday. One man among a group of mask-wearing people was arrested for obstruction…

Lawyer says Indigenous groups didn’t approach Trans Mountain pipeline consultation in good faith

A lawyer for Trans Mountain Corp. is defending the government’s consultation with Indigenous groups over the Crown corporation’s operation and construction of its pipeline project. Maureen Killoran said Wednesday that the $10 billion project has twice been declared in the…

Wilkinson ‘wrestling’ with how Frontier oilsands mine would fit into climate commitments

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 17, 2019 10:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The federal environment minister says he’s spoken with his Alberta counterpart about how Canada’s climate…

Greta Thunberg touring Dakotas reservations, concerned about Keystone XL pipeline’s path

By Staff The Associated Press Posted October 7, 2019 5:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A 16-year-old climate activist who garnered international attention when she scolded world leaders at the…

‘This is a big step forward’: Indigenous rights advocate on bias, prejudice, racism not being part of court evidence

Lawyer and MMIW commissioner Qajaq Robinson says the Supreme Court recognizing in there’s an obligation on judges to ensure bias, prejudice, racism and sexism in cases of sexual assault involving indigenous women do not form part of the evidence is…

‘This horror show continues’: Indigenous rights lawyer on Cindy Gladue death retrial

Indigenous rights lawyer Jean Teillet says there’s no good answer in the Supreme Court’s order for Bradley Barton to be retried for Cindy Gladue’s death because it puts the family through another trial. She also called on the prime minister…