British Columbia

Will Offley

Mar. 18, 2020

Mia Rabson
A protester holds a placard as supporters of the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs demonstrate at Macmillan Yard in Toronto, on Feb. 15, 2020.  CHRIS YOUNG/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Mar. 5, 2020

Canadians can expect more disruptive protests if the federal government pushes forward with the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion against the wishes of some of the Indigenous communities it will pass through, says a British Columbia lawyer and Indigenous negotiator.

In the last month, Indigenous people across the country set up barricades on train tracks, roads and bridges, in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en Nation hereditary chiefs, some of whom object to the construction of a natural-gas pipeline through their traditional territory.

Romain Chesnaux

A survey of the province's database shows wellbores releasing 14,000 cubic metres of methane — a potent greenhouse gas — every single day amid weak regulations and inconsistent monitoring


The Lheidli T’enneh First Nation has responded to a Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) report on an October 2018 Enbridge pipeline explosion near the community’s borders, saying the report contains “shocking” confirmation of serious safety breaches.

Seth Klein and Marc Lee
A new report by Seth Klein and Marc Lee calling for a managed wind down of BC's fossil fuel industries. The full report is available here:


First Nations Leaders
Despite a widespread media narrative spreading incorrect information, NO agreements have been made on the Coastal Gas Link Pipeline, and the call for solidarity actions remains firmly in place!


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