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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

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❄ 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 love.

Divided by a snowy city street and conflicting views, protesters on both sides of the pipeline debate in B . C . directed their ire at a shared target on Wednesday: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau .

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.

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OTTAWA – Dozens of protesters delayed an appearance by the prime minister Tuesday afternoon, drumming and chanting in a government building where Justin Trudeau was set to speak. Police have kept Trudeau out of a Sussex Drive office building in Ottawa

Protesters there say they are now calling the project the "Justin Trudeau memorial pipeline." "I think Justin Trudeau needs to be held accountable for his While reaction to the announcement has been split across the country, those against the move in B . C . say it has only galvanized their opposition to it.

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.

Protesters block Nova Scotia’s Hwy 102 in support of B.C. anti-pipeline protests.
Supporters in Nova Scotia blocked a portion of Highway 102 Tuesday morning in solidarity with anti-pipeline protests in British Columbia. Protesters say they were holding a peaceful protest, which took place near Exit 10 at Shubenacadie, N.S. Pipeline protesters have blocked the Hwy 102 @globalhalifax pic.twitter.com/kBK96t3VXA — Reynold Gregor (@reynoldgregor) January 15, 2019 Pipeline Protest on Hwy 102 . People are planning on blocking the highway. @globalhalifax pic.twitter.

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