RCMP officers look on as contractors pass through their roadblock as supporters of the Unist’ot’en camp and Wet’suwet’en First Nation gather at a camp fire off a logging road near Houston, B.C., on Jan. 9. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
Company blames shutdown on hunters accessing animal traps within work boundaries
The Canadian Press,
Coastal GasLink has stopped work on a pipeline project in northwestern B.C. where 14 people were arrested earlier this month.
In a notice posted on its website Thursday, the company says it halted work in an area south of Houston, B.C., because traps had been placed inside construction boundaries and people were entering the site, raising safety concerns.
The company says it was working with the RCMP to address the issue.
Earlier this week, the Unist’ot’en Clan of the Wet’suwet’en Nation alleged on social media that pipeline contractors had driven a bulldozer through the heart of one of their traplines south of Houston, which they say violates the Wildlife Act by interfering with lawful trapping.
The company says its work in the area has been fully approved and permitted, and it reminded the public that unauthorized access to an active construction site where heavy equipment is being used can be dangerous.
The pipeline will run through Wet’suwet’en territory to LNG Canada’s planned $40 billion export facility in Kitimat, on B.C.’s North Coast.
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When you look up the word decolonization, google gives you the definition of the word as well as decolonization, Canadian definition. There is no such thing as a Canadian definition. This is a load of shit shovelled by the decolonization industry. An industry made up of governments and influencer Indigenous people. These influencers also talk shit about cultural genocide. Murray Sinclair pulled this phrase out his ass. It was rejected by the U.N. as a phrase with no meaning. There is only genocide, attacks on culture is right in the definition of genocide. These things are government speak, used by Indigenous influencers to gaslight Indigenous people.
The Canadian government does not have a deed for Wet’suwet’en territory. The RCMP entering that territory and forcing people out of their homes is genocide, period. Removing Indigenous children is genocide, period. Refusing to fund Indigenous language training is genocide, period. Residential school was an act of genocide, period.
Decolonization is the action or process of a state withdrawing from a former colony, leaving it independent, period. There is no Indigenous leader in this country that is talking decolonization. From pipeline Perry to Camo pantsuit Palmater, the only word is integration. The feds are in the process of offloading Indigenous people onto the provinces, where we will become municipal governments. This will force families apart and scatter FN bands to the wind, also an act of genocide. Burn it or watch government and Indigenous Influencers integrate you right back to the shack at the edge of the town garbage dump, again!