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
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 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
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