“Pity Canada’s Bottomless Pit Of Extremist Wants”

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Arrests, travel disruptions as Wet’suwet’en solidarity protests spread across CanadaCBC.ca.  … continued to protest in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs who oppose a $6-billion natural gas pipeline project in northern B.C..


Protesters end Hamilton rail blockade; highway 6 blockade at Caledonia continuesCBC.ca.  The protest is in support of Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs who oppose the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline project in B.C. (Evan Mitsui/CBC)



Ignoring concerns of energy-producing provinces could break democratic politics, Michael Ignatieff …

Calgary Herald.  … including railroad blockades, protesting a B.C. natural gas pipeline, Ignatieff said that a functional political system requires a “necessary hypocrisy” ..

Varcoe: Federal resources minister wades into Alberta firestorm, without a plan

Calgary Herald.  Just don’t expect a lot of answers. Teck Resources pulled its federal application for the $20.6-billion Frontier oilsands project this week. Anti-pipeline


 

 Rail disruptions expected to continue after new protest sites emergeCalgary Herald.  Commuter train trips west of Toronto could be delayed after protesters targeted a rail line in the city’s west end Tuesday evening. The company that …