Elected Wet’suwet’en chief feels shut out of discussion over tentative deal with B.C., feds

The elected chief of one of six bands within the Wet’suwet’en nation says she and other elected representatives should have been included in recent negotiations over rights and title with the provincial and federal governments. Maureen Luggi is the chief…

‘This is a dress rehearsal for illegal protests on pretty much any major project’: Kenney

February 11 2020 6:43pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney sounds off on the protests over the Coastal GasLink pipeline. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url:…

Jason Kenney calls Coastal Gas Link blockades a ‘dress rehearsal’ for future project fight

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 11, 2020 5:45 pm Updated February 11, 2020 5:47 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he’s concerned blockades in…

New First Nations camp planned to block natural gas pipeline in northern B.C.

Members of a B.C. First Nation opposed to a natural gas pipeline planned in their traditional territory are planning a new camp to block construction. In a message posted to Facebook on Monday, members of the Likhts’amisyu Clan of the…

Coastal GasLink receives warning from B.C. Oil and Gas Commission over pipeline construction

Coastal GasLink must submit a notice of construction at least 48 hours before it starts work under its permit to build a pipeline that is opposed by some members of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation, the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission…

RCMP lift northern B.C. pipeline blockade, allowing construction to begin again

The RCMP lifted an exclusion zone Friday that cut off public access to a forest service road in northern British Columbia at the site of a confrontation this week between Mounties and opponents of a natural gas pipeline. READ MORE:…

B.C. Premier John Horgan expecting ‘peaceful resolution’ to natural gas pipeline protest

B.C. Premier John Horgan says he is expecting a “peaceful resolution” to the ongoing protest by the Wet’suwet’en First Nation against the construction of a pipeline in northern B.C. Speaking for the first time since the RCMP arrested anti-pipeline protesters,…

Justin Trudeau met by protesters on both sides of pipeline debate in Kamloops, B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted the benefits of a liquefied natural gas project that’s at the centre of an impasse with First Nations in a speech to supporters Wednesday in Kamloops, B.C. RCMP arrested 14 people Monday…

Demonstrators march through downtown Ottawa protesting BC injunction

OTTAWA – Dozens of protesters are delaying an appearance by the prime minister Tuesday afternoon, drumming and chanting in a government building where Justin Trudeau was set to speak. Police have kept Trudeau out of a Sussex Drive office building…

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…