Protest - Revolt

20/03/19
Author: 
David Gooderham

[Gooderham was sentenced to 28 days in jail - the stiffest sentence so far in these cases - for violating the Court injunction against obstructing the work of TransMountain Pipelines Inc at its Burnaby B.C. terminal. He was released on bail pending appeal.]

 

18/03/19
Author: 
Fatima Syed & Brenna Owen
Students walked out of school to gather on the south lawn of Queens Park in Toronto to rally for climate change on March 15, 2019. Photo by Carlos Osorio

[Editor: complete article at link.]

Twelve-year-old Roy Bateman already knows what he’d say if he met Ontario Premier Doug Ford.

18/03/19
Author: 
Jennifer Nathan

[Nathan was sentenced to 150 hours of community service for violating the Court injunction against obstructing work by TransMountain Pipelines Inc. at its Burnaby B.C. terminal.]

 

March 11, 2019

 

I would apologize for taking up the court’s time, but I can’t, because I found it necessary to be here.

 

13/03/19
Author: 
Global Strike

[Editor: Note location for Vancouver event on March 15 is now the Vancouver Art Gallery not Jack Pole Plaza.  See FACEBOOK event page ]

Google translation of Swedish press release

Global Strike For Future March 15 is growing fast - now in at least 1325 cities in 98 countries

06/03/19
Author: 
Dr Rupert Read
Editor: A long video (1 hour 16 min.) putting forward the case for the Extinction Rebellion with a long and interesting question period.
 
Watch here
 
05/03/19
Author: 
First Nations Leaders
CEASE WORK ORDERS ISSUED TO COASTAL GASLINK

HEAL THE PEOPLE - DEFEND THE LAND 
01/03/19
Author: 
Sarah Cox
Feb 27, 2019 
Province and First Nations seeking ‘alternatives to litigation’ in confidential discussions

West Moberly First Nations are not backing down from their long battle to stop the Site C dam following Tuesday’s announcement that they will engage in confidential discussions with BC Hydro and the provincial government, says Chief Roland Willson.

23/02/19
Author: 
Rita Wong, Mel Lehan, Barry Morris, Kyle Farquharson, Will Offley
Dear Sisters and Brothers,

As you will see from the attached materials, we are a group of defendants charged with blocking the Kinder Morgan expansion project last year.  We will be going on trial in April charged with criminal contempt of court, and facing both fines and jail terms if convicted.  We are raising a defence of necessity with the goal of changing Canadian legal precedent if we are successful, which would have significant positive consequences for climate defenders facing charges for peaceful civil disobedience in the future.

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