Posts Tagged ‘ canada ’

Fort McKay First Nation Ready to Take Legal Action Against Oilsands Project if Approved

Fort McKay First Nation Ready to Take Legal Action Against Oilsands Project if Approved

by David Thurton / cbcnews A Fort McKay elder and some youth at the Moose Lake reserve. (Fort McKay First Nation) The Fort McKay First Nation says it’s ready to take legal action against any approval of an oilsands project near the First Nation’s ancestral homeland. The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) began public hearings...
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Hamilton ON: Work Stoppage on Enbridge Line 10

Hamilton ON: Work Stoppage on Enbridge Line 10

from It’s Going Down With the rise of Donald Trump’s malignant right wing troll army and the extension of Toronto’s tentacles into every cavern of our cities, the anti-pipeline movement in Southern Ontario has been spread a little thin this year. We’ve pulled off a couple work-stoppages, some night-time sabotage, and made our best...
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TransCanada Faces Indigenous Pipeline Resistance in Mexico

TransCanada Faces Indigenous Pipeline Resistance in Mexico

by Steve Horn / DeSmog Blog Yaqui community gathering; Credit: Andrea Arzaba, Since Mexico privatized its oil and gas resources in 2013, border-crossing pipelines including those owned by Sempra Energy and TransCanada have come under intense scrutiny and legal challenges, particularly from Indigenous peoples. Opening up the spigot for U.S. companies to sell oil and gas into Mexico was a top priority...
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Fuck you, Fuck your Court, Fuck the Crown and the Queen you serve: Response to Sentencing of Line 9 Valve Turners

Fuck you, Fuck your Court, Fuck the Crown and the Queen you serve: Response to Sentencing of Line 9 Valve Turners

from Montreal Counter-info On December 18th, 2017, two anarchist comrades were sentenced for their role in a 2015 direct action in which a Enbridge’s Line 9 was physically shut down. Their affinity group accomplished this by physically closing a manual valve, thus proving that it was possible to safely shut down pipelines. This action,...
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Quebec Judge Compares Pipeline Protester’s Mindset to Terrorists in Paris

Quebec Judge Compares Pipeline Protester’s Mindset to Terrorists in Paris

by Danielle Rochette / APTN News Prior to sentencing two men convicted of chaining themselves to a pipeline, a Quebec judge compared their mindset behind the protest to the Boston Marathon bombers and the terrorists involved in the Bataclan killings. “You were convinced that it was correct,” said Marleau in the judgement released Dec....
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Haida Launch Blockade Against Logging Close to New Town, Canada

Haida Launch Blockade Against Logging Close to New Town, Canada

by Andrew Hudson, Haida Gwaii Observer / reposted by Warrior Publications   Haida launch blockade against logging close to New Town Fallers heading to work on a cutblock near New Town yesterday morning found the Old Massett flag and dozens of residents at the gate. The night before, newly elected Chief Councillor Duffy Edgars...
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Canada: Protesters Build Permanent Structure, Plan to Overwinter at Alton Gas Site

Canada: Protesters Build Permanent Structure, Plan to Overwinter at Alton Gas Site

from Warrior Publications With second-floor sleeping bunks, shelves stocked with food and a crackling fire in the woodstove, Dale Andrew Poulette’s newly constructed straw bale home is the perfect place to spend the winter. Except for one thing — he’s trespassing. The new structure, at 625 Riverside Rd., just outside of Stewiacke, N.S., on the banks of the Shubenacadie...
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Canada: Indigenous Grandmother Faces Arrest for Protecting Wild Salmon

Canada: Indigenous Grandmother Faces Arrest for Protecting Wild Salmon

from Warrior Publications Update:  On Dec 19, 2017, Tsastilqualus was arrested for trespass and released, and made this comment: I have been released but have notice to appear Feb 5 – 2018 at 2:00 pm, will post more in a bit, also our fish farms out now page is being followed by the po...
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Canada: Anti-pipeline protesters target major bank in Downtown Vancouver

Canada: Anti-pipeline protesters target major bank in Downtown Vancouver

by Ellen Coulter / News 1130 Anti-pipeline activists have targeted the Downtown Vancouver branch of a big bank, demanding TD Bank “totally divest from the Kinder Morgan pipeline”. A couple of dozen protesters gathered on West Georgia outside the bank, handing out flyers to customers urging them to close their accounts. Alison Bodine is...
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Mi’kmaq Resistance; Defend the Sacred

8. Dezember 2017

from sub.media Grassroots Mi’kmaq people in the unceded territory of so-called Nova Scotia have been resisting the Alton Gas project, which aims to build salt caverns for natural gas storage. The project could have devastating repercussions for the Shubenacadie river and its unique ecosystem. Water protectors have decided to directly block the project by...
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Call for Support Against Alton Gas Salt Caverns in Canada

Call for Support Against Alton Gas Salt Caverns in Canada

from Warrior Publications Mi’kmaq and non-Indigenous allies are actively opposing the completion of the Alton Gas project near Stewiacke, Nova Scotia, and we’re calling for your assistance. Alton Gas proposes to create two salt caverns in the near future in order to store natural gas underground, with the expressed intention to build  up to...
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Nocturnal Visit to the Home of Jean-Yves Lavoie, President of Junex

Nocturnal Visit to the Home of Jean-Yves Lavoie, President of Junex

from Montreal Counter-Information Anonymous submission to MTL Counter-info The night of November 16, we went to visit the suburbs of Quebec City, or more precisely 1205 rue Imperiale, so as to leave a message for Mr. Jean-Yves Lavoie. For those who aren’t familiar with him, Mr. Lavoie is the president of Junex, a company...
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