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Samir Gandesha
Indigenous youth demand that Canada’s minister of energy and mining meet with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs. INDIGENOUS CLIMATE ACTION VIA FACEBOOK

February 1, 2020

Canada seems to have bucked the global trend toward authoritarianism that we have seen from the U.S. and Brazil to Turkey and India. But to what extent is this reality rather than mere appearance?

Alex Ballingall
Jagmeet Singh

Jan. 23, 2020

Thu., Jan. 23, 20205 min. read

OTTAWA—There’s a reason Jagmeet Singh won’t take a clear stand on the Coastal GasLink, a 670-km natural gas pipeline project in northern British Columbia that has galvanized opposition from Indigenous groups and environmentalists.

In his own words, it’s complicated.

By Andrew Nikiforuk
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and B.C. Premier John Horgan shake hands as LNG Canada CEO Andy Calitz, back right, watches during a news conference in October 2018. Photo by Darryl Dyck, the Canadian Press
January 23, 2020
No, methane’s no fix for global coal-fired energy. Here’s why.
Representatives of the British Columbia, Alberta and federal governments are making the global rounds these days to sell the notion that liquefied natural gas exports can help the climate crisis.
Emilee Gilpin & Emma McIntosh
Johnny Morris, Gidimt'en Clan, poses with a wolverine in front of the Unist'ot'en Healing Centre. Trapping and other land based cultural activities are part of Healing Centre programming. Photo by Michael Toledano

January 22nd 2020

Unist’ot’en Camp, a reoccupation of Wet'suwet'en Nation land in British Columbia, is calling for the province to halt a pipeline because officials ignored potential harms to a nearby healing centre.

Coastal Gaslink is a 670-kilometre proposed natural-gas pipeline that would run near the camp on Wet’suwet’en territory in northeastern British Columbia, against the opposition of all the nation’s hereditary chiefs and an increasing number of supporters.

First Nations Leaders
‘Is this a scorecard of how many First Nations say yes compared to those who say no? Is that how we measure rights and title?’ Photo by Michael Toledano.

Premiered Nov 1, 2019



Watch here.


[Photo: ‘Is this a scorecard of how many First Nations say yes compared to those who say no? Is that how we measure rights and title?’ Photo by Michael Toledano.]




Hina Alam, The Canadian Press
Human Rights Commissioner Kasari Govender
January 11, 2020
The commissioner believes Canada is shirking its obligations as a signatory to the United Nations Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.


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