Do Tyendinaga Mohawk protests amount to ‘terrorism’? Experts say no

The actions of protesters who set fire under a moving CN Rail train in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory were quickly condemned by the Trudeau government as reckless and unsafe, but resulted in no arrests. Video posted to social media Wednesday by…

Ministers en route to Wet’suwet’en territory for ‘truly important meetings’

Hopes are growing for a meeting between Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and provincial and federal ministers on Thursday. Federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous relations tweeted Thursday morning that she had arrived in Vancouver and was en route to Smithers for “truly important…

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs could meet federal minister as soon as Thursday

A Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief says a meeting with the federal minister of Indigenous services could happen as early as Thursday. Chief Na’Moks (John Risdale), told Global News that former B.C. MP Nathan Cullen, who the province appointed as a special…

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief ‘optimistic,’ ready to talk with RCMP on blockades

Chief Woos, one of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary leaders, says he is optimistic ahead of Tuesday evening talks with the RCMP on the force’s withdrawal from land claimed by his community as their traditional territory as part of ongoing talks to…

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…

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…

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…