Protest - Revolt

Jeremy Hainsworth
Protesters gather outside the courthouse on Feb. 14, 2022.Jeremy Hainsworth

Feb 14, 2022

'The destruction of Mother Earth must stop,' one of the women said in court during sentencing.

Three women have gone to jail for 14 days after pleading guilty to criminal contempt of court for breaching a court injunction aimed at preventing disruption of work at the Burnaby Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project (TMX). 

Jessica Corbett
Greenpeace activists unfurl banners after building a wood and card 'oil pipeline' outside the Canadian High Commission, Canada House, to protest against the Trudeau government's plans to build an oil pipeline in British Columbia on April 18, 2018 in London. (Photo: Chris J. Ratcliffe/Getty Images)

Feb. 18, 2022

One campaigner called on Canada's government to instead "put all of our energy and political will into a just transition that leaves fossil fuels in the ground and supports people, communities, and workers."

Climate activists on Friday renewed calls for canceling the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline after the Canadian government responded to the project's soaring cost by pledging not to put any more public money into it.

Charlie Smith
Three days after retired UBC professor William Winder and SFU student Zain Haq were jailed for peacefully opposing the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, the federal government said it won't invest any new money into this project.

Before Mohandas K. Gandhi was sentenced to prison in 1922 for three articles published in Young India, he delivered a speech that went down in history.

"In my opinion, non-co-operation with evil is as much a duty as is co-operation with good," Gandhi told court. "But in the past, non-co-operation has been deliberately expressed in violence to the evil-doer.

Cameron Thomson
A data leak has shared the names and donation amounts from Metro Vancouver residents and businesses supporting the Freedom Convoy occupying the streets of Ottawa. GiveSendGo Freedom Convoy 2022

Feb. 16, 2022

The highest donation to the cause was made by a gun range in Langley

A recent data hack has shown some substantial donations made to the Freedom Convoy currently occupying Ottawa’s streets come from people located within Metro Vancouver.


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