first nations

Indigenous Activists Fight the ‘Standing Rock of the North’

November 2, 2017

The proposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion would run through 518 kilometers of Secwepemc territory. Kanahus Manuel of the Secwepemc Women’s Warrior Society discusses Indigenous activists’ struggle to stop the expansion

People Power Defeats an Oil Pipeline in Canada

October 5, 2017

Indigenous and environmental groups are celebrating TransCanada’s cancellation of the Energy East tar sands pipeline, and setting their sights on the next fight

Indigenous Activists See Canada’s 150th as ‘Celebration of Colonization’

July 1, 2017

“The past 150 years have been some of the most brutal, violent, and lethal genocidal years in all of indigenous history,” says Pamela Palmater, Chair in Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University

Canada Approves Economically Inviable Pipeline Without Indigenous Consultation

September 30, 2016

The liberal government has failed to demonstrate a commitment to First Nations and climate change concerns, say Robyn Allan and Louisette Lanteigne

Why is Emma Thompson in the Arctic?

August 23, 2016

Professor Chris Williams and actress Emma Thompson discuss the threats of seismic testing and drilling for oil in the Arctic – from aboard a Greenpeace ship off of Clyde River, Nunavut

Court Order Fails to Halt Protests Over $9bn Canadian Dam Project

March 8, 2016

Indigenous women and Treaty 8 First Nations are spearheading the fight against BC Hydro’s Site C mega-dam, which is being aggressively pushed by province

Canadians Protest Against Pipelines, Climate Change Policy

May 9, 2014

Journalist Jenny Uechi and First Nations Activist Amanda Lickers discuss the May 10 day of action

From Pipelines to Peladeau – Canadian Report

March 20, 2014

Yves Engler and Linda Solomon Wood discuss native resistance to tar sands pipeline and media mogul Pierre Karl Peladeau running as candidate for the Parti Quebecois

Canada’s Top Spy Watchdog Lobbied For Pipeline Construction

January 7, 2014

Engler: Canada’s head of intelligence oversight board lobbied for pipeline construction as its internal spy agency spied on pipeline competitors

Preliminary Deal Reached for New Major Tar Sands Pipeline in Western Canada

December 9, 2013

Yves Engler: Opposition likely to grow against a new tar sands pipeline between British Columbia and Alberta