Trudeau Liberals approval rating spikes amid possible Wet’suwet’en blockade resolution: poll

A new poll suggests that approval ratings for the Liberal government’s performance have spiked with news of a possible agreement to settle Canada’s Wet’suwet’en solidarity blockades. After surveying 1,000 Canadians, the Ipsos poll found that Canada-wide approval of Prime Minister…

Peter MacKay talks pipelines, protests and more during Edmonton visit

March 5 2020 8:40am Conservative leadership race candidate Peter MacKay joined Global News Morning Edmonton to discuss his stance on several issues, including the Wet’suwet’en blockades, pipelines and the economy. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if(…

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…

Indigenous people in Canada facing racism over Wet’suwet’en solidarity blockade action

Gabrielle Lindstrom says the last few weeks have made her sad. The Calgary professor is an Indigenous woman and has been speaking with her students a lot about racism in recent weeks. While she doesn’t believe the tensions surrounding the…

Former PM Jean Chretien scoffs at notion national unity is under threat in Canada

Jean Chretien scoffs at the notion that Indigenous protests and western alienation are a threat to Canada’s national unity. The former Liberal prime minister said Tuesday that Canada has suffered worse threats in the past and has always managed to…

Teck Frontier cancellation should be ‘wake-up call’ for Canada: Freeland

Teck Resource‘s decision to withdraw its Frontier mine application should be a “wake-up call” for Canadians, says Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland. In an interview with The West Block‘s Mercedes Stephenson, Freeland said the country needs to take the decision…

Proposed agreement reached between Wets’uwet’en chiefs, gov’t ministers after 3 days of talks

A tentative agreement on land rights and title has been reached between Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and government ministers, bringing three long days of negotiations in northern B.C. to an end and resolving a longstanding dispute over the First Nation’s traditional…

Via Rail to resume partial service on Eastern Canada routes starting Tuesday

Via Rail says most of its routes will be up and running again by early next week, including some key Eastern Canada services that were stalled by ongoing rail blockades. The company announced Friday that partial service will resume on…

Coastal GasLink to pause work as talks begin between hereditary chiefs, ministers

Posted February 27, 2020 4:52 pm Updated February 27, 2020 4:55 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Coastal GasLink has announced it is pausing production for two days in the area…

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…