LNG - Fracking

03/12/21
Author: 
John Woodside
Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chiefs — from left, Rob Alfred, John Ridsdale and Antoinette Austin — who oppose the Coastal GasLink pipeline take part in a rally in Smithers, B.C., on Jan. 10, 2020. File photo by Jason Franson / The Canadian Press

Dec. 2, 2021

The crisis unfolding on Wet’suwet’en territory went from simmer to boil in recent weeks, and those on the ground say the fight against the Coastal GasLink project is far from over.

03/12/21
Author: 
David Hughes

(Nov 25, 2021) -  LNG exports will doom B.C.’s emissions reduction goals

29/11/21
Author: 
Pamela Palmater
An RCMP officer points a gun into the tiny house in Wet'suwet'en territory. Photo: Still from footage by Michael Toledano

Nov. 26, 2021

Instead of criminalizing Indigenous peoples defending the climate and water, Canada should be taking our lead

The RCMP’s most recent actions in Wet’suwet’en territory unfolded more like a horror movie than any semblance of the rule of law in a functioning democracy. 

29/11/21
Author: 
Barry Saxifrage
Columnist Barry Saxifrage takes us on a chart-filled tour of where we are in our climate-required energy transition.

Nov. 25, 2021

Three of humanity's greatest crises are caused by fossil fuel pollution: climate chaos, ocean acidification and the deadly smog choking cities worldwide.

28/11/21
Author: 
Christopher Nardi
Railway tracks are suspended above the washed out on an underpass of the Trans Canada Highway 1 after devastating rain storms caused flooding and landslides, northeast of Lytton, British Columbia, Canada November 17, 2021. Picture taken November 17, 2021. B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure/Handout via REUTERS

Nov 25, 2021

Canada is 'the worst performer of all G7 Nations' in the fight against climate change, says commissioner report, which deals a serious blow to Liberals' environmental credentials

OTTAWA – Canada has become “the worst performer of all G7 Nations” in the fight against climate change and keeps going from “failure to failure” as it plays a “large role in the dangerous accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.”

28/11/21
Author: 
John Price
photo of Wet’suwet’en blockade - MICHAEL TOLEDANO

November 24th, 2021

Using Coastal GasLink workers as a wedge against the Wet’suwet’en is audacious but not surprising, according to one historian

For the third time in as many years, the settler government of B.C. has violently attacked and arrested unarmed Indigenous land defenders and journalists near Wedzin Kwa, the sacred waterway located on the unceded traditional territories of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation.

27/11/21
Author: 
First Nations leaders
Reconciliation will not come at the barrel of a gun

UPDATES FROM THE FRONTLINE

Video and Photos of Raid on Coyote Camp Released

27/11/21
Author: 
Hina Alam • The Canadian Press
Human Rights Commissioner Kasari Govender.
[Editor: Note the date!]
Jan 11, 2020  

The commissioner believes Canada is shirking its obligations as a signatory to the United Nations Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

25/11/21
Author: 
Dru Oja Jay
TOP | Premier John Horgan tours an LNG Canada Site in Kitimat, BC in 2020. Photo: BC Government

Nov 24 2021

A moratorium vote on industry at centre of Wet’suwet’en standoff has been quashed repeatedly over two years

Rigged conventions. Filibustered meetings. Claims of “lost” paperwork.

For more than two years, members of the British Columbia New Democrats say their governing party has used obstructive tactics to prevent an open debate about its fracked gas industry, which last week led to another militarized police raid on Wet’suwet’en territory.

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