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RCMP release video footage of sabotage attack on CGL pipeline

Still from phone camera shows attackers dressed in white winter camouflage brandishing tools as they enter the CGL work site.

by Kendra Mangione, CTV News, Feb 22, 2022

Video released by the RCMP shows what officers describe as a group storming the site of a violent attack at a B.C. camp for pipeline workers last week.

Mounties published three video clips Tuesday in connection with the “acts of violence and damage done” at the work camp last week.

In a news release, the RCMP said the videos show a group of people, some of whom are “armed with axes” approaching the Coastal GasLink camp on Thursday.

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No link to existing protests found in Coastal Gaslink investigation, RCMP say

by Ian Holliday, CTV News, February 20, 2022

Mounties investigating the attack on a natural gas pipeline construction site in northern B.C. say they’re reviewing surveillance video from the scene, but no suspects have yet been identified, and so far no link to ongoing protests in the area has been found.

“There is video that we’re actively looking through, and we will likely be able to release some of that information at some point if it becomes pertinent for the investigative team,” said RCMP Staff Sgt. Sascha Baldinger in Houston, B.C. on Saturday.

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CGL Pipeline work site attacked

Masked mob swarms Northern, B.C. pipeline work site, causes millions in damage

Two dump trucks damaged with heavy machinery commandeered at the site by the masked raiders.

by Darren Handschuh, Castanet, Feb 17, 2022

British Columbia’s minister of public safety Mike Farnworth has issued a statement condemning the attack on the Coastal GasLink site.

“The RCMP is conducting a full investigation into this egregious criminal activity that could have led to serious injury or loss of life,” Farnworth said.

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Warrior Up blog

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Heavy machinery targeted by arson attack during campaign against Dakota Access Pipeline, 2016.

Warrior Up is a research project open to any anonymous input, turning an eye towards the infrastructures and extractive industries that the capitalist economy depends upon – how they function, and how they are vulnerable to direct action. Read the rest of this entry

Two Women Claim Responsibility for Arson Attacks to Stop DAPL

Dakota Access pipeline vandalized in two states – officials

Masked protesters allegedly steal Kinder Morgan equipment on Burnaby Mountain

A Kinder Morgan vehicle with its windows smashed, Burnaby Mountain, March 23, 2015. Photo: Metro News.

A Kinder Morgan vehicle with its windows smashed, Burnaby Mountain, March 23, 2015. Photo: Metro News.

By Emily Jackson, Metro Vancouver, March 23, 2015

The battle between protesters and Kinder Morgan flared up on Monday after masked men allegedly broke into a vehicle on Burnaby Mountain to steal surveying equipment.

“I understand that a window was smashed on one of the contractors vehicles and some surveying equipment was taken by a masked man who we believe has previously interfered with the survey work we’ve been undertaking,” Trans Mountain Pipeline spokeswoman Lizette Parsons Bell said. Read the rest of this entry

Natural gas pipeline shot with high-powered rifle: Mounties

EDMONTON — Police say someone with a rifle blasted a hole in a high-pressure natural gas pipeline in western Alberta some time over the weekend.

Mounties responded Monday to a report of damage to a Talisman Energy pipeline 300 km west of Edmonton.

A large quantity of natural gas was released into the atmosphere before safety devices on the pipeline shut down the leak.

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Vancouver, BC: 4 Chevron stations shut down using bike locks. #EvictChevron

Gas pumps at a Chevron station in Vancouver are locked up, Aug 21, 2014.

Gas pumps at a Chevron station in Vancouver are locked up, Aug 21, 2014.

The morning of August 21st 2014 we took action to shut down 4 Chevron stations including 80 individual gas and diesel pumps in Vancouver. More will follow if Chevron continues to push through the Pacific Trails Pipeline without the consent of the Unist’ot’en people.

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Government officials shook over Straight’s “sabotage” article

Cover of the Georgia Straight with its "sabotage" article.

Cover of the Georgia Straight with its “sabotage” article.

Government officials are clearly shook over the recent article published by Vancouver’s Georgia Straight concerning potential sabotage against the Enbridge pipeline.   That article, reposted on Warrior Publications, was entitled “Activists plot how to block new pipelines in BC.”   Although there have been many calls made for civil disobedience, this is one of the first major public discussions about the potential for sabotage actions against pipeline construction.  Read the rest of this entry