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Indigenous Anti-Pipeline Blockades Cripple Canada’s Rail Transportation

HeadlineFeb 14, 2020

Indigenous protests and blockades across Canada have forced CN Rail and Via Rail to shut down huge swatches of their railway lines as First Nations across Canada resist the construction of TransCanada’s 400-mile, $4.7 billion Coastal GasLink pipeline. The blockades have crippled rail transportation across Canada, as Mohawk and other indigenous land defenders demand the Royal Canadian Mounted Police withdraw from the Wet’suwet’en sovereign territory in northern British Columbia. Click here to see our full coverage of the pipeline struggle.

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