Annie Clair says the charges she faced in connection with anti-shale gas protests send a message
By Jennifer Choi, CBC News, Sept 21, 2015
Anti-shale gas protester Annie Clair had all charges against her dropped in a Moncton courthouse on Monday, almost two years after the charges were laid in relation to incidents near Elispogtog First Nation.
Clair was scheduled for a four-day trial, but the Crown dropped the charges and she walked out to a small group of clapping supporters. Clair hugged her lawyer, Gordon Allen, and thanked him for his work. Read the rest of this entry
Sunday’s silent auction to help with lawyer fees
KJIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) – On April 20th, Elsipogtog First Nation band member Annie Clair will be heading to Moncton to face six charges related to the violent actions of New Brunswick RCMP against defenders of the land in Kent County, New Brunswick.
Clair intends to fight the charges. But she is looking to the wider community for help. Read the rest of this entry