LNG - Fracking

23/01/20
Author: 
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.
23/01/20
Author: 
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.

21/01/20
Author: 
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.

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17/01/20
Author: 
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.
 
 
16/01/20
Author: 
Amanda Follett Hosgood
‘Premier John Horgan has a responsibility and a moral obligation to come to the table,’ says Hereditary Chief Na’Moks. ‘He shouldn’t be hiding behind the RCMP or the company.’ Government of BC photo.
January 16, 2019


Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief Na’Moks said letters to the federal and provincial governments requesting meetings “on a nation-to-nation basis” had received no response.

Premier John Horgan has no plans to meet with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs fighting a gas pipeline during a northern B.C. tour this week.

16/01/20
Author: 
Shiri Pasternak

Jan. 15, 2020

Shiri Pasternak is a professor of criminology at Ryerson University and the research director of the Yellowhead Institute.

16/01/20
Author: 
Judith Sayers
‘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.

Jan. 15, 2020

First Nations expected a new era; instead the government has embraced colonialism and ignored UNDRIP law.

It’s the same old story Indigenous Peoples have heard for generations.

B.C. Premier John Horgan tells the public “the rule of law” demands the Coastal GasLink pipeline go ahead. Permits are in place, and the courts have approved construction.

15/01/20
Author: 
Linda Solomon Wood
Photo from Facebook page of Wet'suwet'en Access Point on Gidimt'en territory.

Jan. 14, 2020

Members of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation have fought for many years to keep three pipelines from running through their land in northern B.C. At stake, the protesters say, is their way of life, their culture and their system of governance which was recognized by the Supreme Court of Canada in the landmark Delgamuukw decision in 1997.

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