Members of the Gitxsan First Nation told CN Rail officials to stop sending trains through Gitxsan traditional territories as of 10 p.m. Tuesday, said a negotiator for the First Nation.
“There will be a shutdown of services through the Gitxsan territories,” said Beverly Clifton Percival minutes before the deadline.
Percival would not say how members of the First Nation planned to stop any trains heading into the nation’s 33,000 square kilometres of territory in northwestern B.C.
By Tyler Kula, Sarnia Observer, Thursday, July 25, 2013
Aamjiwnaang First Nation activist Ron Plain has been ordered to pay more than $16,000 to CN Rail for his role in a 13-day blockade that was part of the Idle No More movement.
On Wednesday in Ontario Superior Court, Justice Bruce G. Thomas ordered Plain to pay $16,584.87 to CN to cover the company’s legal costs. Read the rest of this entry
SARNIA, ONT. — The Canadian Press, Jan. 02 2013
A nearly two-week long blockade of a railway line in Sarnia, Ont., was being dismantled Wednesday night just hours after an Ontario judge ruled that it must come down.
Lawyers for CN Rail launched court action against Ron Plain, a member of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation, alleging that he was in contempt of an injunction to disband the protests on the railway tracks. Read the rest of this entry
By Kenneth Jackson, APTN National News, Dec 30, 2012
A blockade of a CN Rail main freight line is going into its third day north of Vancouver.
Chief Garry John of the Seton Lake Indian Band says community members put up the blockade Friday at 3 p.m. in solidarity with Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence’s hunger strike that began Dec. 11 in Ottawa. Read the rest of this entry
Paul Morden, Toronto Sun/QMI Agency, Friday, December 28, 2012
SARNIA, Ont. — An injunction against aboriginal protesters blockading a CN spur line at Aamjiwnaang First Nation has been extended.Members of Aamjiwnaang have been camped out on a CN rail line near Sarnia since Dec. 21 as part of the nationwide Idle No More movement. Read the rest of this entry