Echoes of Idle No More: Demonstrations halt parts of Canada in support of Wet’suwet’en – APTN News
February 13, 2020
It seems everywhere you turn today there is a demonstration in the streets or at railways and even in government office buildings.
If that sounds familiar that’s because it is.
Just seven years ago Idle No More did much of the same in response to the former Stephen Harper government that was ramming an omnibus bill through the House of Commons that in part stripped the protection of many lakes and rivers.
Today, the disrespect shown to traditional Wet’suewet’en law by the approval of a natural gas pipeline through its territory and the RCMP used as enforcers to remove people standing in its way has triggered a similar reaction to Idle No More.
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