Coastal GasLink

Wet’suwet’en supporters and Coastal GasLink opponents continue to protest outside the B.C. Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Thursday, February 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Ottawa feared repeat of 2020 rail blockades before B.C. pipeline arrests last fall

Notes show federal concerns around construction of the 670-kilometre Coastal GasLink pipeline

 

Machinery, which police allege was destroyed by protesters, is seen in a Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, handout photo. Several politicians are denouncing what police have called a violent confrontation between a group of about 20 people and Coastal GasLink employees at a work site for a natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Royal Canadian Mounted Police, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Politicians condemn violence at Coastal GasLink construction site in northern B.C.

Politicians condemn violence at Coastal GasLink construction site in northern B.C.

 

Damaged heavy machinery is shown in this Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022 RCMP handout photo near Houston, B.C. RCMP say they are investigating a violent confrontation between workers building the Coastal GasLink pipeline in northern B.C. and a group of about 20 people armed with axes. Police say the "calculated" attack destroyed numerous vehicles and other property at a work site.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, RCMP *MANDATORY CREDIT*

RCMP say Coastal GasLink site in northern B.C. ‘attacked,’ causing significant damage

RCMP say Coastal GasLink site in northern B.C. ‘attacked,’ causing significant damage

 

Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Marc Miller leaves a cabinet meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Coastal GasLink, elected Wet’suwet’en council call for resolution to conflict

More than 500 workers have been stuck for three days behind blockades near Burns Lake

Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Marc Miller leaves a cabinet meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Minister of Public Safety Mike Farnworth speaks to media during a press conference in the press gallery at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Monday February 5, 2018. British Columbia’s public safety minister has condemned a blockade set up along a a forestry road used by workers at a Coastal GasLink pipeline construction site.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. public safety minister condemns blockade at Coastal GasLink pipeline site

Province calling for de-escalation of ‘confrontation’ and the peaceful removal of Gidimt’en blockade

Minister of Public Safety Mike Farnworth speaks to media during a press conference in the press gallery at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Monday February 5, 2018. British Columbia’s public safety minister has condemned a blockade set up along a a forestry road used by workers at a Coastal GasLink pipeline construction site.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Chief Dsta’hyl (Adam Gagnon) stands atop a Coastal GasLink excavator. (Facebook video screenshot)

B.C. First Nation evicts Coastal GasLink from Wet’suwet’en territory

Company says Gidimt’en move contradicts a 2020 court order

Chief Dsta’hyl (Adam Gagnon) stands atop a Coastal GasLink excavator. (Facebook video screenshot)
Pipes intended for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline are shown in Gascoyne, N.D. on Wednesday April 22, 2015. TC Energy Corp. reported a third-quarter profit of $779 million, down from $904 million a year ago.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Panetta

TC Energy Corp. commits to up to $3.3B to cover Coastal GasLink cost increases

TC Energy Corp. commits to up to $3.3B to cover Coastal GasLink cost increases

Pipes intended for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline are shown in Gascoyne, N.D. on Wednesday April 22, 2015. TC Energy Corp. reported a third-quarter profit of $779 million, down from $904 million a year ago.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Panetta
A protester stands beside smoke at the closed train tracks in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory near Belleville, Ont., on Thursday Feb. 20, 2020, as they protest in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs opposed to the LNG pipeline in northern British Columbia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg

Trudeau: Time for blockades to end and Indigenous leaders to work with government

Prime minister says situation in Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute is ‘unacceptable and untenable’

A protester stands beside smoke at the closed train tracks in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory near Belleville, Ont., on Thursday Feb. 20, 2020, as they protest in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs opposed to the LNG pipeline in northern British Columbia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde releases “Honouring Promises: 2019 Federal Election Priorities for First Nations and Canada” during a news conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Trudeau says Wet’suwet’en crisis, rail blockades a critical moment for country

First Nations leaders suggest it may be time to peacefully end the blockades

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde releases “Honouring Promises: 2019 Federal Election Priorities for First Nations and Canada” during a news conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Trudeau confers with cabinet ministers as rail blockades continue

Trudeau confers with cabinet ministers as rail blockades continue

The Trudeau government has been criticized for not doing more to end the blockades

Trudeau confers with cabinet ministers as rail blockades continue
Members of the Mohawk community man a blockade of the commuter rail line Wednesday, February 12, 2020 in Kahnawake, Que..THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Rail services continue to feel brunt of anti-pipeline protests across Canada

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and their supporters have been protesting the Coastal GasLink pipeline

Members of the Mohawk community man a blockade of the commuter rail line Wednesday, February 12, 2020 in Kahnawake, Que..THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
RCMP vehicles pictured at the 27-kilometre mark of Morice West Forest Service Road, near Houston, B.C., in January 2020. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

VIDEO: Six arrested as RCMP enforce injunction at Wet’suwet’en anti-pipeline camps

Move comes one day after talks between the Wet’suwet’en and the government ended without solution

RCMP vehicles pictured at the 27-kilometre mark of Morice West Forest Service Road, near Houston, B.C., in January 2020. (Trevor Hewitt photo)