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Environment, Indigenous

Media Co-Op reporter Miles Howe arrested three times at anti-fracking protests

Halifax Media Co-op journalist Miles Howe was released by police Wednesday (November 27) after his third arrest at a Indigenous First Nation anti-fracking protest in the Atlantic coast province of New Brunswick. The Elsipogtog First Nation has been protesting SWN Resouces» 

Environment, Indigenous, Politics

Police face off against anti-fracking Indigenous protesters, again

For the second time in less than a month, police were out in force to stop First Nation Indigenous protesters from delaying preparations for fracking in Canada’s Atlantic coast province of New Brunswick. Last month, on October 17, the Royal» 

Environment, International, Politics

Canadian province announces moratorium on fracking near UNESCO heritage site

Canada’s Atlantic coast province of Newfoundland and Labrador on Monday (November 4) announced a moratorium on fracking near the Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The possibility of a fracking project near the park has raised concerns» 

Economy, Environment, Health, International, Politics

Canada-EU trade agreement could affect anti-fracking movement in Europe

Anti-fracking activists in Canada and in Europe are concerned that the new trade agreement between Canada and the European Union “will empower big oil and gas companies to challenge fracking bans and regulations.” In a post on Monday (October 21) Brent» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International, Politics, Society

Solidarity protests spread, after police clash with anti-fracking Indigenous protesters

Images of burning police cars, riot police, and police snipers have fuelled solidarity protests in Canada and elsewhere after police moved on First Nation Indigenous protestors in Canada’s Atlantic coast province of New Brunswick on Thursday (October 17). Differing versions of»