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Canada: Kinder Morgan Plans Work Along Trans Mountain Line, Starting in September

Canada: Kinder Morgan Plans Work Along Trans Mountain Line, Starting in September

from Warrior Publications Kinder Morgan’s schedule for the $7.4-billion Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion shows construction work is to start as early as Sept. 1. The detailed schedule was filed recently with the National Energy Board, one of 157 conditions that must be met in order for the Houston, Texas-based company to begin construction....
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Guatemalans Score Win Versus Canada Mining Firm Tahoe Resources

Guatemalans Score Win Versus Canada Mining Firm Tahoe Resources

from Tele Sur TV A group of Guatemalan men who faced the brutal suppression of their peaceful protest won a small victory Thursday after the Canadian Supreme Court rejected an appeal by major mining firm Tahoe Resources Inc. The win marks a rare victory for those faced with the brutality of Canadian multinational firms,...
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Canada: Opponent of Muskrat Falls Hydroelectric Megaproject in Custody, Protesters Blockade Court Vehicle

by Katie Breen / CBC News / from Red Power Media Hunter was brought to wagon, group members lie in front of it, chanting. pic.twitter.com/yhCrhnNcMf — Katie Breen (@KatieBreenNL) May 29, 2017 A Muskrat Falls protester is being held in custody after refusing to tell a judge in Happy Valley-Goose Bay court that she’d stay...
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Kinder Morgan Admits Trans Mountain Expansion May Be Doomed

Kinder Morgan Admits Trans Mountain Expansion May Be Doomed

by Kai Nagata / Dogwood BC   It’s a rare dose of honesty from a company with a history of bending the truth. Kinder Morgan filed a final prospectus last week with securities regulators, setting the stage for a last-ditch attempt to raise enough cash to build its Trans Mountain expansion project. Now all...
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Activists Interrupt Imperial Metal’s General Meeting, Are Met with Heavy Police Presence

Activists Interrupt Imperial Metal’s General Meeting, Are Met with Heavy Police Presence

by Bethany Lindsay / National Observer Before the first protesters had even arrived at the annual general meeting of Imperial Metals, RCMP cruisers were already pulling up behind the Metro Vancouver hotel where the mining company’s investors were set to convene. That meant that within a minute or two of security guards calling police...
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Update from Unist’ot’en Camp

Update from Unist’ot’en Camp

from Unist’ot’en Camp May 24, 2017 And so it begins! the skies are busy above camp today. The Construction Crew who are working on the Healing Center are constantly being interrupted by chopper activity flying overhead. To date we know that TransCanada (with the Coastal Gas Link pipeline) as well as Chevron (with the...
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Montreal: Logging Company Office Occupied

from Submedia This morning, a group of autonomous environmentalists in Montreal occupied the offices of EACOM Timber, in opposition to the company’s plan to log forest in the habitat of endangered caribou in Northern Quebec. In order to facilitate the logging operation, the government of Quebec plans to displace the entire herd of caribou into...
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Keystone XL Faces Opposition From Canada and U.S. Indigenous Nations

Keystone XL Faces Opposition From Canada and U.S. Indigenous Nations

by Blake Nicholson / The Associated Press Indigenous leaders from across North America are meeting in Calgary Wednesday to sign a declaration of opposition against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Leaders of the Blackfoot Confederacy in Canada and the Great Sioux Nation and Ponca tribe in the U.S. plan to sign their declaration at...
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Chilliwack First Nations bands reject Kinder Morgan cash

Chilliwack First Nations bands reject Kinder Morgan cash

by Paul Henderson / The Chilliwack Progress The vote was close and turnout was low but years of consultation has culminated in a group of local Sto:lo bands rejecting a mutual benefits agreement as part of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Over the last few years, the Ts’elxwéyeqw Tribe worked to negotiate...
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Call For Submissions For 2018 Certain Days: Freedom For Political Prisoners Calendar

Call For Submissions For 2018 Certain Days: Freedom For Political Prisoners Calendar

from Certain Days What: A call for art and article submissions on Awakening Resistance for the 2018 Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar Deadline: May 15, 2017 The Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar collective (www.certaindays.org) is releasing its 17th calendar this coming fall. The theme for 2018 is ‘Awakening Resistance,’ reflecting...
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Barriere Lake Land Protection Camp Resists Mining in So-Called Canada (Video)

video from Gabriel Luneau Find out more at barrierelakesolidarity.org
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WATCH: Canada’s commercial seal hunt: Separating myth from fact

7. April 2017

Sheryl Fink Apr 10 2017 The East Coast commercial seal hunt has started up in Canada for another year, and once again we are hearing the same myths from both the sealing industry and from politicians. With so much misinformation out there, it is easy to get confused. Let’s separate the myths from the...
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