Keystone Pipeline closed through several states after 200,000-gallon leak in South Dakota

Part of the controversial Keystone Pipeline was shut down Thursday after more than 200,000 gallons of oil leaked in South Dakota, the state and the company that runs the pipeline said Thursday. Read the rest of this entry

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Coming Soon: Black Snake Killaz

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Coming soon (see trailer below)!
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Response plan for missing Indigenous women and girls being developed in Fort St. John, B.C.

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People in Fort St. John march for Sisters in Spirit, a group for missing and murdered Indigenous women organized by Connie Greyeyes. (Fort St. John Sisters in Spirit/Facebook)

Plan comes after to Amnesty International report documenting problems in northeast B.C.

By Andrew Kurjata, CBC News, Nov 15, 2017

The Fort St. John Women’s Resource Society is developing a plan aimed at improving community response when Indigenous women and girls go missing in northeast B.C.

The plan is a direct response to a 2016 Amnesty International report documenting the risks Indigenous women and girls face in northeast B.C., and Fort St. John in particular. Read the rest of this entry

Protesters ordered off Midsummer Island fish farm

fish farm get out bannerby Randy Shore, Vancouver Sun, Nov 14, 2017

First Nations protesters have been ordered to vacate their camp on a fish farm near Midsummer Island for 30 days while they prepare for a court date on Marine Harvest’s application for an injunction that would see them permanently removed from the site. Read the rest of this entry

Ontario knew about mercury contamination near Grassy Narrows in 1990: report

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A newly released report shows that the Ontario government knew of mercury contamination at the Dryden mill, upstream from Grassy Narrows, in 1990. (Jody Porter/CBC)

Grassy Narrows chief says community exploring all options ahead of meeting with province, Ottawa

CBC News, Nov 12, 2017

A new report shows the Ontario government knew nearly 30 years ago that a mill site upstream from Grassy Narrows First Nation was contaminated with mercury.

“There’s a continued liability on the province,” Grassy Narrows chief Simon Fobister said. “They said it’s going to clear itself up, but they never informed us that there’s still mercury in the soil and they were aware of it.” Read the rest of this entry

Video: Alton Gas Blockade

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by the Stimulator, Nov 9, 2017

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First Nations, eco-tour owners shocked at Kinder Morgan razor wire fence

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The floating construction fence around the Westridge terminal, as seen from Burrard Inlet. photo supplied Bob Putnam

Floating fence installed around oil terminal construction zone

by Jane Seyd, North Shore News, November 9, 2017

Owners of North Shore eco-tourism businesses and members of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation say they’re upset and disheartened after a large floating construction fence with razor wire on top was installed 350 metres into Burrard Inlet in preparation for work on an expanded Kinder Morgan oil terminal. Read the rest of this entry

Mi’kmaq First Nation files land claim for vast portion of New Brunswick

The Elsipogtog Mi’kmaq First Nation is laying claim to a large parcel of land in southeastern New Brunswick.

The land claim, filed in provincial court on Wednesday by first people’s lawyer Bruce McIvor, covers roughly one third of the province. Read the rest of this entry

Video: Matriarch Camp

Matriarch Camp —- Occupation of B.C. Premier John Horgan’s Office on Lekwungen territory, in solidarity with ‘Namgis and Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw salmon protectors who are occupying open-net Fish Farms operated by the Norwegian company Marine Harvest at Midsummer Island and Swanson Island in the Broughton Archipelago. Indigenous consent has never been given to these Atlantic salmon farms. Removal of the fish farms has been requested by the Nations on whose territories they illegally operate.

Indigenous demonstration forces closure of the Pinery provincial park

pinery_closedOPP says demonstration is about land claim issue that is before the courts

CBC News, Nov 10, 2017

A group of indigenous demonstrators has forced the closure of the Pinery — an Ontario park on the shores of Lake Huron — with police saying the action is connected to an ongoing land claim. Read the rest of this entry