Bismarck, ND – Red Fawn Fallis, a political prisoner arrested during the movement to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, was sentenced today in federal court by Judge Daniel Hovland. Fallis was sentenced to 57 months (4.75 years) in federal prison. She will receive a credit of 18 months ‘time served’ taken off of her sentence, from time spent in North Dakota jails before trial proceedings began. Fallis is expected to serve a total of 39 months in prison followed by 3 years probation. Read the rest of this entry
Category Archives: Oil & Gas
by Kathleen Martens, APTN National News, December 15, 2018
An Indigenous camp was ordered Friday to remove a gate that’s blocking a bridge in northwestern B.C. and holding up a multi-billion-dollar gas pipeline project.
Judge Marguerite Church of the B.C. Supreme Court sided with Coastal GasLink, a subsidiary of TransCanada Corp., which filed an injunction to get construction going on the $40-billion LNG Canada build. Read the rest of this entry
by Kathleen Martens, APTN National News, December 14, 2018
A B.C. judge has reserved her decision on whether to grant an injunction against members of a Wet’suwet’en clan so the $40-billion LNG Canada project can proceed.
Justice Marguerite Church put the matter over to Friday afternoon, said Warner Naziel of the Unist’ot’en Camp south of Houston, B.C. 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
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
Pipeline to West Coast now projected to be done by December 2021
by Justin Brake, APTN National News, July 19, 2018
The Tiny House Warriors have established a new village in BC’s interior at the site of a planned worker’s camp and are calling land defenders to the area in an effort to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and assert Secwepemc sovereignty in Secwepemcul’ecw, their unceded territory. Read the rest of this entry
by Justin Brake, APTN National News, July 15, 2018
Members of the Secwepemc Women’s Warrior Society are calling land defenders and warriors to British Columbia, where prominent Secwepemc Ktunaxa land defender Kanahus Manuel was arrested Saturday morning while asserting Secwepemc title and rights and resisting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Read the rest of this entry
Facebook video shot at scene shows RCMP officers detaining a woman protesting Trans Mountain pipeline