Earlier this summer it filled my heart with pride and joy to watch my good friend Chief Rueben George, stand before the sacred tree in the Arbor of a Sun Dance ceremony in Lakota territory, South Dakota and read a declaration of indigenous spiritual leaders against tar sands pipelines and tankers.
Making as much noise as they could to protest a process they say is undemocratic, several hundred activists from a broad spectrum of movements rallied Monday night against the first of Vancouver's public hearings into Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway pipeline.
The debate over gas development in northeast British Columbia has been building in intensity over the past two years, but it is just starting to heat up.
The release of a new film, Promised Land, starring Matt Damon as a gas-company representative who gets ranchers to sign away leasing rights, will give the issue a high profile this winter.
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VICTORIA - After attending the Joint Review Panel (JRP) hearings in Prince George, New Democrat environment critic Rob Fleming says he's more convinced than ever that potential threats posed by the Enbridge pipeline are too great for British Columbia.
Enbridge Inc. is rejecting two key tenets of the B.C. government’s position on the Northern Gateway pipeline – that compensation should be tied to environmental risk and the project is effectively dead if the New Democratic Party wins next spring’s election.
Dakelh Territory, Prince George, British Columbia. Canada. Yesterday the Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) joined thousands of people on the steps of the BC legislature to voice their opposition to oil pipelines and tankers resulting from projects like the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipelines.
Protesters rally against pipelines. About 3,500 voice their objections over Enbridge, Kinder Morgan proposals
About 3,500 demonstrators took to the lawn of the B.C. legislature Monday to vehemently oppose two major oil pipelines proposed for the province.
"What are you willing to do to stop them? Are you willing to lay down in front of the bulldozers?" yelled Art Sterritt, executive director of the Coastal First Nations.