Opposition reaction to prime minister’s update on blockades

Opposition reaction to prime minister’s update on blockades

Bloc Québécois deputy House leader Christine Normandin, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and NDP whip Rachel Blaney speak with reporters in Ottawa following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s news conference concerning the federal government’s response to ongoing blockades of transportation facilities. While the prime minister insists that the federal government still welcomes discussion with Indigenous leaders, he … Read more

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs hold news conference after Tyendinaga meeting

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs hold news conference after Tyendinaga meeting

Hereditary chiefs of the Wet’suwet’en Nation hold a news conference In Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory following their meeting with local representatives. Tyendinaga Mohawks have mounted a blockade of the CN Rail line through their territory in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en chiefs.

PM Trudeau Holds News Conference on Govt Response to Blockades

PM Trudeau Holds News Conference on Govt Response to Blockades

At a news conference in Ottawa, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to discuss the government’s response to ongoing blockades of transportation facilities that have been mounted in solidarity with hereditary chiefs of the Wet’suwet’en Nation. The protests have brought a halt to passenger and freight rail traffic in a number of locations across Canada.

Foreign Affairs Minister Holds News Conference After Lima Group Meeting

Foreign Affairs Minister Holds News Conference After Lima Group Meeting

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne and his Peruvian counterpart Gustavo Meza-Cuadra speak with reporters in Gatineau, Quebec, following the ministerial meeting of the Lima Group. Canada hosted the gathering of foreign ministers, who met to discuss the ongoing political crisis in Venezuela amid a push for a new presidential election in that country to oust … Read more

Coalition Discusses Call for Investigation into RCMP Actions in Wet’suwet’en Territory

Coalition Discusses Call for Investigation into RCMP Actions in Wet’suwet’en Territory

Representatives from the Wet’suwet’en Nation, the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) and the B.C. Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) hold a news conference in Vancouver to discuss the call for an investigation into the RCMP’s actions in restricting access to an area in Wet’suwet’en territory in northern B.C. Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs, UBCIC, and BCCLA … Read more