B.C. hereditary chiefs launch climate court challenge of contentious pipeline

Two hereditary chiefs from a British Columbia First Nation at the heart of a wave of national protests launched a constitutional challenge of fossil fuel projects on Wednesday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for demonstrators to observe the rule…

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…

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…