Wet’suwet’en Coastal GasLink Pipeline Dispute: Every Word You Need To Know – HuffPost Canada

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202017 Views


It’s about a lot more than a pipeline.

People on Wet’suwet’en land are speaking out, and people across the country are listening.

The dispute between Indigenous hereditary chiefs and RCMP enforcing an injunction to build the Coastal GasLink pipeline through their land has exploded into a national headline, as protesters and land defenders occupy ports, rail lines and intersections across Canada to draw attention not only to the pipeline, but also to Indigenous land rights on the whole.

From Halifax to Victoria, chants of “Wet’suwet’en strong” are echoing out. Hundreds of protesters successfully occupied the B.C. legislature Tuesday, delaying the speech from the throne. CN rail could potentially close rail lines as a result of protests across Canada.

Read More: https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/wetsuweten-coastal-gaslink-protest-injunction-definition_ca_5e4423edc5b61f8ad4e283c3

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