Move to stop Coastal Gaslink pipeline continues in B.C. despite injunction, police presence – APTN News

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Move to stop Coastal Gaslink pipeline continues in B.C. despite injunction, police presence – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202112 Views

The Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and their supporters are continuing to press for a stop to the Coastal GasLink pipeline with new blockades going up despite an injunction against them and a police presence.

“All five of our clans have unanimously decided in our Bahtlats, our feast hall that no pipeline will ever cross our territory,” said Jennifer Wickham, media coordinator for Gidimt’en Access Point. “And we want to protect our clean drinking water and our salmon for all the future generations.”

The company is building a pipeline that will carry fractured natural gas from northeastern British Columbia to Kitimat on the coast.

The five houses of the Wet’suwet’en Peoples are against the pipeline cross their part of the territory.

The Indian Act band council voted to allow the pipeline.

While the RCMP is on the ground, people there vow to continue their fight against it.

Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/national-news/wetsuweten-coastal-gaslink-british-columbia-blockades/

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