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Canada The latest on protests across Canada in support of anti-pipeline demonstrators

17:15  18 february  2020
17:15  18 february  2020 Source:   msn.com

1 arrested as residents tear down anti-pipeline blockade on Vancouver Island

  1 arrested as residents tear down anti-pipeline blockade on Vancouver Island At one point, someone drove a pickup truck through plywood barriers blocking Highway 19.Demonstrators opposed to the Coastal GasLink pipeline erected barriers at Exit 117 of Highway 19 near Courtenay in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs around 12:30 a.m.

Here is the latest news on protests across Canada over a natural-gas pipeline project in British — Anti - pipeline protesters are expected to rally outside numerous British Columbia government —- Several dozen demonstrators in Vancouver have occupied the constituency office of British

— Anti - pipeline protests that have shut down Via Rail operations in some parts of Canada are not affecting operations on two lines in Manitoba and Ontario. But he says he is “deeply concerned” about the disruption of rail services by demonstrators supporting a fight against a pipeline being

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Here is the latest news on protests across Canada over a natural gas pipeline project in British Columbia:

Via Rail is preparing to resume part of its passenger rail service as anti-pipeline protests affect many freight and passenger train routes in Canada.

The company says it has been notified by Canadian National Railway and partial service will be resume Thursday to and from Ottawa and Quebec City, with a stop in Montreal.

Almost all other Via trains, except for the Sudbury-White River and Churchill-The Pas routes, remain cancelled.

Protesters have blocked rail lines in several parts of Canada to show solidarity with hereditary Wet'suwet'en chiefs opposed to construction of the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline through their traditional territories in northwestern B.C.

Pipeline protests disrupt Ontario Via Rail service for 6th day in a row

  Pipeline protests disrupt Ontario Via Rail service for 6th day in a row Pipeline protests disrupt Ontario Via Rail service for 6th day in a rowOn its website, the company said none of its trains will operate until a blockade at a level rail crossing in Tyendinaga Township is resolved. A small group of protesters have blocked the rail line in support of the Wet'suwet'en Nation, whose members are protesting the Coastal GasLink pipeline project in northern British Columbia.

Here is the latest news on protests across Canada over a natural-gas pipeline project in British Columbia: The federal Indigenous services minister arrived for a meeting today with representatives of the Mohawk Nation to discuss a rail blockade that has shut down rail services across Eastern Canada .

Here is the latest news on protests across Canada over a natural-gas pipeline project in British Asked how he could assure industry that natural resource projects can proceed in Canada , O'Regan ——— B.C. Premier John Horgan says anti - pipeline demonstrators who prevented people from

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The New Democratic Party wants an emergency debate on anti-pipeline blockades as Parliament resumes in Ottawa.

The party will ask Speaker Anthony Rota to allow the debate in response to blockades that have affected everything from passenger rail and freight movement in many parts of Canada, to traffic on highways, bridges and even at a border crossing near Kingston.

The Opposition wants a chance to question Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about his government's actions to resolve the blockades set up by opponents of a natural gas pipeline being built on traditional First Nations territories in British Columbia.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 18, 2020

The Canadian Press

Senator, former PPC candidate appear at Saskatoon Wet’suwet’en demonstrations .
Former People's Party of Canada candidate Mark Friesen played what he said was a recording of an Indigenous elder speaking in favour of the pipeline project.It was the second day the demonstrators had camped on the CP Rail tracks that cross through Saskatoon to show support for the hereditary chiefs against the LNG Coastal GasLink pipeline and the third day since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for blockades across the country to be taken down.

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