1. Canada: protests go mainstream as support for Wet'suwet'en pipeline fight widens  The Guardian
  2. Canadian Pipeline Protest Forces Closure Of Major Rail Link  NPR
  3. Pipeline Protests Cripple Canadian Railways, Raising CEOs’ Ire  Bloomberg
  4. A pipeline offers a stark reminder of Canada’s ongoing colonialism  The Washington Post
  5. Explainer: Why are indigenous groups protesting a Canada gas pipeline?  Reuters
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The rail disruptions come amid protests over a controversial pipeline that crosses indigenous land.The rail disruptions come amid protests over a controversial pipeline that crosses indigenous land.

Canada's CN rail system shut over blockade - BBC News

Right now, it is very hard to argue that Canada’s treatment of indigenous people actually has progressed.Right now, it is very hard to argue that Canada’s treatment of indigenous people actually has progressed.

GasLink, the Wet’suwet’en people and Canada’s ongoing colonialism - The Washington Post

“After centuries of colonialism, the way forward is not easy, but refusing to talk and pretending the federal government has no role is a failure of leadership. Across the country, the situation is escalating. @JustinTrudeau must return to Canada and meet with the Chiefs. 2/2”

Jagmeet Singh on Twitter: "After centuries of colonialism, the way forward is not easy, but refusing to talk and pretending the federal government has no role is a failure of leadership. Across the country, the situation is escalating. @JustinTrudeau must return to Canada and meet with the Chiefs. 2/2"

“Unions are siding with big business against #Wetsuweten activists blockading railroads to stop a gas pipeline It feels disrespectful that WSJ takes pains to spell out corporate brand names yet reduces the Wet'suwet'en nation to “an indigenous group.” https://t.co/4gITxygVsk”

Alexander Kaufman on Twitter: "Unions are siding with big business against #Wetsuweten activists blockading railroads to stop a gas pipeline It feels disrespectful that WSJ takes pains to spell out corporate brand names yet reduces the Wet'suwet'en nation to “an indigenous group.” https://t.co/4gITxygVsk"

“How a landmark B.C. court case set the stage for Wet'suwet'en anti-pipeline protests | CBC News https://t.co/7jpbd3kHns”

Vassy Kapelos on Twitter: "How a landmark B.C. court case set the stage for Wet'suwet'en anti-pipeline protests | CBC News https://t.co/7jpbd3kHns"

“NEW Wet'suwet'en hereditary chief and prominent chef (not a typo) Andrew George is calling for safety as he worries about violence as tensions over the Coastal GasLink pipeline rise #Wetsuweten”

-------- on Twitter: "NEW Wet'suwet'en hereditary chief and prominent chef (not a typo) Andrew George is calling for safety as he worries about violence as tensions over the Coastal GasLink pipeline rise #Wetsuweten… https://t.co/E6sA0CbQSp"

The company on Thursday stated that the measure was imposed after "an advisory from the infrastructure owner" to stop all operations across the nation, prompting Canada's Via Rail to immediately "cancel its services".The company on Thursday stated that the measure was imposed after "an advisory from the infrastructure owner" to stop all operations across the nation, prompting Canada's Via Rail to immediately "cancel its services".

Canada's Major Railway Carriers Suspend Passenger Traffic Nationwide Due to Pipeline Blockade - Sputnik International

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Idle No More was a positive, peaceful force that marked a flowering of Indigenous assertiveness in Canada. The Coastal GasLink protests revolve around a complex situation over Indigenous rights, co-opted and complicated by some activistsIdle No More was a positive, peaceful force that marked a flowering of Indigenous assertiveness in Canada. The Coastal GasLink protests revolve around a complex situation over Indigenous rights, co-opted and complicated by some activists

Opinion: Don’t confuse support for the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs with the spirit of Idle No More - The Globe and Mail

OPINION: Many non-Indigenous protesters appear to be appropriating an Indigenous issue for their own self-serving purposesOPINION: Many non-Indigenous protesters appear to be appropriating an Indigenous issue for their own self-serving purposes

What is goal of the non-Indigenous groups involved in #ShutDownCanada? | Vancouver Sun

OPINION: Many non-Indigenous protesters appear to be appropriating an Indigenous issue for their own self-serving purposesOPINION: Many non-Indigenous protesters appear to be appropriating an Indigenous issue for their own self-serving purposes

What is goal of the non-Indigenous groups involved in #ShutDownCanada? | Vancouver Sun

By blocking rail lines Indigenous people are targeting the veins of colonial Canada and forcing Canadians to pay attention.By blocking rail lines Indigenous people are targeting the veins of colonial Canada and forcing Canadians to pay attention.

The powerful example of the Wet’suwet’en resistance | National Observer

The provincial government has now confirmed its willingness to meet with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs, in the hopes of finding agreement and resolution.The provincial government has now confirmed its willingness to meet with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs, in the hopes of finding agreement and resolution.

The ongoing #ShutDownCanada protests, which have put Canadian trains to a grinding halt, could impact drinking water due to chlorine shortages.The ongoing #ShutDownCanada protests, which have put Canadian trains to a grinding halt, could impact drinking water due to chlorine shortages.

#ShutDownCanada protests could cause cities to run out of chlorine for drinking water

B.C.'s public safety minister is warning anti-pipeline protesters who are planning a mass shutdown of government offices in Victoria that violence and lawlessness will not be tolerated.B.C.'s public safety minister is warning anti-pipeline protesters who are planning a mass shutdown of government offices in Victoria that violence and lawlessness will not be tolerated.

'There will be consequences': Province issues warning ahead of planned shutdown of B.C. government offices | CTV News

"It's a big equalizer to show that you have skills to operate stuff," said Troy Young, of Kyah Resources."It's a big equalizer to show that you have skills to operate stuff," said Troy Young, of Kyah Resources.

Wet’suwet’en experience with heavy machinery on pipeline project will pay off years from now | Vancouver Sun

"It's a big equalizer to show that you have skills to operate stuff," said Troy Young, of Kyah Resources."It's a big equalizer to show that you have skills to operate stuff," said Troy Young, of Kyah Resources.

Wet’suwet’en experience with heavy machinery on pipeline project will pay off years from now | Vancouver Sun

In Canada, indigenous rights and climate justice advocates are holding protests all over the country, blockading trains, ports, streets, bridges and other transit. Things escalated on Tuesday when protestors blockaded a major rail line connecting Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal halting traffic and forcing nearly 250,000 Via Rail passengers to cancel trips. Students are mobilizing, too, occupying administration buildings and walking out of class. In Canada, indigenous rights and climate justice advocates are holding protests all over the country, blockading trains, ports, streets, bridges and other transit. Things escalated on Tuesday when protestors blockaded a major rail line connecting Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal halting traffic and forcing nearly 250,000 Via Rail passengers to cancel trips. Students are mobilizing, too, occupying administration buildings and walking out of class.

Canadian Police Raided Indigenous Land To Make Way for Pipeline

Two-in-five Canadians, or 39 per cent of respondents, said they support the protests. Less than half, or 48 per cent, of respondents said they oppose the protests.

Canadians divided over Coastal GasLink protests, survey finds - BNN Bloomberg

Another protest against the Coastal GasLink Pipeline in Canada has broken out at the Chase Bank at City Centre on E. State Street. The branch location is closed currently, withAnother protest against the Coastal GasLink Pipeline in Canada has broken out at the Chase Bank at City Centre on E. State Street. The branch location is closed currently, with

Protests continue in Ithaca over climate, Canadian pipeline project | Ithaca | ithaca.com