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Idle No More Group Protests Fracking

About a dozen people from an Idle No More group based on the Akwesasne Mohawk reserve are marching today against shale gas exploration. They blocked the Seaway International Bridge, also known as the...
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Fracking Protests in NB: Why Resource Projects Are in Peril

This latest energy hubbub is not about corporate power and exploitation rights. Rather it's about the rise of native empowerment and the deal that Canada has yet to strike with natives that recognizes that they are power-brokers in shaping project outcomes. Rexton is but a symptom that all is not well, right across the country, in terms of business-as-usual approaches for resource access. There's more to come!
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Fair Warning For B.C.?

VANCOUVER - The president of the B.C. Union of Indian Chiefs says the federal government was sending a message to his province when police arrested shale-gas protesters in New Brunswick.Grand Chief St...
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First Nation Clash Sparks Fears In B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - The chief of a First Nation in British Columbia's southern Interior says he is alarmed by the violent confrontation between aboriginal protesters and police in New Brunswick.Dozens we...
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It's Not Over

FREDERICTON - The RCMP's commanding officer in New Brunswick defended the police response to a shale gas protest where officers seized firearms and improvised explosives, saying Friday that if the Mou...