VANCOUVER — A B.C. Supreme Court judge has granted Atlantic-salmon farming company Marine Harvest an interim injunction to prevent both specific protesters and members of the public from getting too close to more than 30 of its sites. Read the rest of this entry →
LNG Canada chief executive says it will move ‘immediately’ into construction
Construction is going ahead on a massive, $40-billion liquefied natural gas project in northern B.C., hours after five primary investors from five different countries granted their approval for the joint venture.
The LNG Canada project will see a pipeline carrying natural gas from Dawson Creek in northeastern B.C. to a new processing plant on the coast in Kitimat. There, the gas would be liquefied for overseas export. Read the rest of this entry
Protesters boarded the Orca Chief vessel at Point Hope on Wednesday
CTV News, August 31, 2018
Campers have for years parked their RVs at the Turtle Crossing campground along the Assiniboine River in Manitoba, without knowing that it’s situated on the site of unmarked graves of more than 50 Indigenous children who died at the Brandon Residential School. Read the rest of this entry
Some Indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose $7.4B project
In a stunning blow, the Federal Court of Appeal has quashed approvals to build the Trans Mountain expansion project, but the federal government is determined to proceed with the pipeline.
Today’s ruling is a major victory for Indigenous groups and environmentalists opposed to the $7.4-billion project. Read the rest of this entry
Deadline for camp structures and shelters to be removed was Sunday
Tweets on account of retired professor Garth Stevenson attacked Indigenous people
by Grant LaFleche, Aug 8, 2018, The St. Catharines Standard
Brock University is distancing itself from a retired political science professor whose social media accounts shared racist and derogatory messages aimed at Indigenous people this week. Read the rest of this entry
Pipeline to West Coast now projected to be done by December 2021
Innu community block access road to highlight environmental, employment concerns