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CanadaTrudeau pleased tensions ease at B.C. protest site

21:56  10 january  2019
21:56  10 january  2019 Source:   msn.com

Workers protest GM plant closure in Oshawa, Ont.

Workers protest GM plant closure in Oshawa, Ont. OSHAWA, Ont. - Unionized workers at the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont., are back to work after holding a sit-down protest over the planned closure of the facility. Kathleen O'Keefe, a spokeswoman for Unifor, said in an email early today that the workers have since gone back on the line after starting the protest Tuesday. The work stoppage came after Unifor president Jerry Dias sat down with GM on Tuesday to talk about proposals the union had made to extend the life of the Ontario plant, but came away empty-handed.

❄ Protest is in 1993 opgericht door een groep snowboarders uit Nederland. Ja, dat lees je goed: Nederland. To hell with logic – Let’s do what we During a stop today at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, Trudeau says he was pleased to see tensions had eased between police and First

Trudeau said he was pleased to see tensions had eased between police and First Nations outside a construction zone for a natural gas pipeline in northern British Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participates in a town hall Q&A at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, B . C . on Wednesday Jan.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says arrests at a blockade this week shows the government needs to properly engage with Indigenous Peoples and build a different relationship than it has had in the past.

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During a stop today at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, Trudeau says he was pleased to see tensions had eased between police and First Nations outside a proposed natural gas construction zone in northern British Columbia.

He says he knows there will be questions about the actions of police and how things may have been done differently when they served a court injunction obtained by the company building the pipeline.

Workers protest GM plant closure in Oshawa, Ont.

Workers protest GM plant closure in Oshawa, Ont. OSHAWA, Ont. - Unionized workers at the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont., are holding another sit-down protest over the planned closure of the facility. The union confirmed the work stoppage this morning following an earlier protest on Tuesday that had ended. The protest came after Unifor president Jerry Dias sat down with GM on Tuesday to talk about proposals the union had made to extend the life of the Ontario plant, but came away empty-handed. The company has said the options suggested by the union, including extending the life of the Chevy Impala and Cadillac XTS produced at the plant or shifting production slated for Mexico to the plant, are not economic.

01:40 16 january 2019 Source: macleans.ca. Trudeau pleased tensions ease at B . C . protest site . During a stop today at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, Trudeau says he was pleased to see tensions had eased between police and First Nations outside a proposed natural gas construction

Trudeau said he was pleased to see tensions had eased between police and First Nations outside a construction zone for a natural gas pipeline in northern British Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participates in a town hall Q&A at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, B . C . on Wednesday Jan.

Trudeau says it's time to figure out how to make sure there is proper engagement with more respect when projects are built.

At a town hall meeting in Kamloops on Wednesday night, Trudeau was interrupted and shouted down by some Indigenous people in the crowd who were angry over the arrests of 14 people on Monday.

Will George accused the prime minister of lying about wanting to reconcile with First Nations, while a woman in the crowd asked him what he would do to stop the oppression of her people.

Trudeau replied that Canada has a "long and terrible history" with First Nations but his government is working toward reconciliation.

Kamloops is the first of what's expected to be a series of town hall events for the prime minister in different regions of Canada.

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