Treetop Activists Fear Removal After Trans Mountain Erects Fences

By Akshay Kulkarni, CBC News. -

Activists aiming to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in Burnaby say they fear being removed against their will after crews put up fencing and cut down trees in their vicinity on Tuesday [...]

Report: Trans Mountain – Delays Into 2023 Will Add Millions To Public Cost

By Eugene Kung And Jack Jones, WCEL. -

With construction underway on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion (TMX), many Canadians are seeking greater transparency about the delays and rising costs associated with this publicly-funded [...]

Groups Call On Trudeau And RCMP To Protect Secwepemc Activists

By The Sparrow Project. -

Blue River, BC — Over 40 human rights lawyers, organizations, authors and First Nations representatives penned a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling on him to abide by demands made [...]

Over 130,000 People Call On Chubb To Drop Trans Mountain Pipeline

Earlier today, activists from Stand.earth, 350 Vancouver, and Leadnow visited the Vancouver B.C. offices of multinational insurer Chubb to deliver petitions with over 130,000 signatures calling [...]

Trans Mountain Insurer To Cut Ties With The Pipeline Company

By Friends of the Earth. -

Trans Mountain insurer and Lloyd’s of London syndicate Argo Group has pledged to cut ties with the existing Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline when its current insurance policy expires on August [...]

Protesters Block Intersection In Support Of Jailed Indigenous Elder

By Lindsay William-Ross and Thor Diakow, Vancouver is Awesome. -

A group of protesters has blocked the port access at Clark and Hastings in Vancouver since Tuesday night. The action was organized by Braided Warriors, a newly formed group, made up of [...]

Indigenous Youth Demand End To Trans Mountain Insurance

By Katie Hyslop, The Tyee. -

A group of Indigenous youth took their fight against the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project to the Vancouver offices of insurance companies backing the controversial venture earlier this [...]

Trans Mountain Pipeline Protester Creates New Treetop Camp After Destruction

By Charlie Smith, The Georgia Straight. -

The fight over a $12.6-billion federal government pipeline project continues. This weekend, environmental activist Timothee Govare has moved into a tent 20 metres up in the air. It's among [...]

Secwepemc Land Defenders Kanahus Manuel And Isha Jules On Trial

By Brent Patterson, Peace Brigades International. -

On October 19, 2019, Manuel and Tiny House Warrior land defender Isha Jules were charged by the RCMP with mischief when they told construction workers that they did not have consent from the [...]

Members Of Secwépemc Unity Camp Shut Down Trans Mountain Pipeline

By Michael Potestio, Kamloops This Week. -

Canada - Several people were arrested on Thursday (Oct. 15) at the Trans Mountain construction site on Mission Flats in Kamloops. Members of the We, the Secwépemc Unity Camp to Stop the Trans [...]

Ceremony To Stop A Pipeline

By Amandalina Letterio, Castanet. -

A group of Secwepemc people held a canoe and kayak ceremony Saturday morning in Kamloops in opposition to the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project drilling under the Thompson River.   The [...]

Professor Mounts High-Altitude Protest Against Pipeline

By Liam Britten, CBC.CA. -

Tim Takaro is by himself but insists he isn't alone. Takaro, 63, is protesting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project by camping out in a cluster of trees in Burnaby, B.C. Takaro is [...]

First Nations Leaders Speak Out Against Canada’s Trans Mountain Pipeline Approval

Kinder-Morgan’s application for approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion (TMX) has been bouncing around in Canada’s federal courts like a pinball since 2013. First Nations tribes and [...]