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Fredrick Stoneypoint, “Junexit” Fracking Blockader, Released! Gaspé, Canada

Fredrick Stoneypoint, “Junexit” Fracking Blockader, Released! Gaspé, Canada

August 19th update from Secure.Avaaz.org Update August 19th, 2017: FREDDY WAS RELEASED! More to come Fredrick Stoneypoint, a Carleton University student and young land defender from Sagamok Anishinabewk First Nations, was arrested in Galt, Gaspé, Québec. He was at the reoccupation blockade against Galt 4 #Junex, a fracking company that is illegally trespassing...
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Thundering Waters Forest Occupied Against Development in Niagara Falls, Ontario

Thundering Waters Forest Occupied Against Development in Niagara Falls, Ontario

from It’s Going Down At sunset, Sunday August 13th, a group of Niagara area citizens established a camp in defense of our Mother Earth on the site of Thundering Waters Forest in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. The purpose of the camp is to prevent the ultimate destruction of Thundering Waters Forest and raise public...
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Canada: Sabotage of Heavy Equipment in the Terrain Vague

Canada: Sabotage of Heavy Equipment in the Terrain Vague

from Montréal Counter-Information Three machines were sabotaged by various means- removing air filters, contaminating oil, anti-freeze, and fuel reservoirs, emptying other fluid reservoirs, and disconnecting hidden electrical wires. This terrain, abandoned for many years, is now part of a development plan to expand the port of Montreal. – https://www.strategiemaritime.gouv.qc.ca – http://journalmetro.com/local/mercier-anjou/actualites-mercier-anjou/1041553/des-citoyens-sopposent-au-projet-de-transport-de-marchandises-a-mhm/ An excursion through...
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New Zine: “Junexit: Another End of the World is Possible”

New Zine: “Junexit: Another End of the World is Possible”

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Banner Drop Against Junex

Banner Drop Against Junex

from MTL Counter-Info This morning, a huge banner was dropped outside the riding office of the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Pierre Arcand. This action comes in the wake of the River Camp being established at the entry to the oil company Junex’s Galt 4 drilling site. No to fracking, Junexit from Gaspésie,...
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Police Dismantle Blockade Against Junex Inc. Galt Wells Oil Project in Eastern Quebec

by Brent Patterson / The Council of Canadians A blockade established by land defenders on August 6 against the Junex Inc. Galt Wells oil project site in eastern Quebec was dismantled by police last night. Radio-Canada reports (in French), “At approximately 8:00 pm on Monday , police officers dismantled the barricade established by...
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British Columbia Will Ban Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting (with Gaping Loophole)

British Columbia Will Ban Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting (with Gaping Loophole)

by Merrit Kennedy / NPR Grizzly bear cubs follow their mother in British Columbia, Canada, in 2014. The province has banned trophy hunting of grizzlies beginning at the end of November.Mick Thompson In a win for conservationists and environmental groups, British Columbia says it will no longer allow the trophy hunting of grizzly bears...
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Aamjiwnaang Solidarity Against Chemical Valley

Aamjiwnaang Solidarity Against Chemical Valley

from Aamjiwnaang Solidarity The Aamjiwnaang Water Gathering focuses on the Anishnaabe culture practices towards water teachings. Happening August 18-20 a weekend with a full schedule. A free educational, family friendly event welcoming to every walk of earth. We have a responsibility towards our region’s fresh water and want to share that with people of...
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GM Salmon Hits Shelves in Canada–but People May Not Know They’re Buying it

GM Salmon Hits Shelves in Canada–but People May Not Know They’re Buying it

by Ashifa Kassam / The Guardian Canadian supermarkets have become the first in the world to stock genetically modified fish, and about five tonnes of GM salmon have been sold in the country in recent months. The sales figure was revealed in the most recent earnings report of the US-based AquaBounty Technologies, whose hybrid...
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Preparing the Soil: Grassroots Environmentalism in Gaspesie, Canada (with August 2017 Update)

Preparing the Soil: Grassroots Environmentalism in Gaspesie, Canada (with August 2017 Update)

anonymous author / Earth First! Newswire The Gaspé Peninsula On August 7, militant ecologists established a hard blockade at the entrance to the Galt Site near Gaspé . This is a highly strategic action, timed several weeks before...
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Mi’gmaq Territory: Galt Blockade, Call for Action!

Mi’gmaq Territory: Galt Blockade, Call for Action!

from It’s Going Down On stolen Mi’gmaq territory, far from our barricades, we see the river that flows into the majestic Baie de Gaspe. In the distance, we see the forest, that was infinite, being devoured piece by piece by the colonial industries. The greediest of this world have come to extract these oil...
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Indigenous Blockade Halts Deforestation in Winnipeg, Canada

Indigenous Blockade Halts Deforestation in Winnipeg, Canada

by James Wilt / Vice It’s nearly midnight, and a half-dozen Winnipeggers are sitting in the middle of 15-acre clearcut. Someone occasionally gets up from their lawn chair to feed the campfire with branches from the surrounding area. But everything outside the small circle of light remains silhouetted: the CN rail tracks on one...
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