CTV Montreal, December 8, 2014
Montreal police have arrested two demonstrators and fined two more, as a group of protesters clashed with police at a demonstration against Quebec’s proposed Northern Plan mining project in Montreal on a frigid Monday morning.
Two will be charged with assault, according to police.
“Age 28 and the other one aged 22 were arrested for armed assault on police officers. The 28-year-old was also charged with the P6 bylaw infraction for wearing a mask,” said Montreal police spokesperson Laurent Gingras.
The Canadian Press February 9, 2013
MONTREAL — Montreal police arrested 36 people on Saturday during a second day of protests against Quebec’s northern development plan.
Demonstrators rallied outside a job fair at the city’s convention centre, where businesses and workers were meeting to discuss opportunities in the natural resources sector. Read the rest of this entry
Innu reject Quebec government’s “North for all” plan
by Aaron Lakoff, Montreal Media Coop, January 17, 2013
SEPT-ÎLES, QC—Marie Louise Andre Mackenzie is an 86-year-old elder from the tiny town of Schefferville, Quebec. With deep and dignified wrinkles on her face, and a large smile, Mackenzie speaks in Innu-aimun. As she speaks, her granddaughter translates her words to French. Read the rest of this entry
MALIOTENAM, QUE. – Dissident Innu protesters have set up a new blockade of the main supply road to a major northern Quebec Hydro dam project.
About 20 young people used large trees to prevent heavy traffic and goods from heading east along Hwy. 138 to the Romaine River dam that’s being built about 700 km northeast of Quebec City. Read the rest of this entry
SEPT-ILES, QC – Provincial police stood poised Tuesday to break up a road blockade by Innu natives in northern Quebec.
Dissident Uashat-Maliotenam band members say they’ve been shut out of the province’s resource-development plan. Read the rest of this entry
Blockade in Schefferville affects local mining companies
Elizabeth Walters, Stockhouse, July 3, 2012
A blockade has been established by members of the local Innu first-nations community in Schefferville.
On Tuesday members of the Innu were blocking a main road to Labrador Mines Holdings Ltd., New Millenium Iron Corp. and several other mining companies in a protest against the Quebec resource development plan known as Plan Nord. Read the rest of this entry