Protesters claim their constitutional right to hunt within their territory is being violated by individuals who are merely granted the privilege to do so by the government.
The Canadian Parliamentary Budget Officer has revealed through a report that the illegal rail blockades cost the economy $275 million over a few weeks.
On Thursday, a blockade that was set up by Mohawk community protestors in Kahnawake almost a month ago was taken down peacefully.
A blockade in a Mohawk community is still in place after an agreement on land rights was reached by government ministers and Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs.
On Wednesday a Canadian National Railway train collided with wooden logs and pallets while travelling across tracks near a highway 49 overpass.
Meat and grain supply chains are being held up by the rail blockades across Canada and storage capacity is becoming a big problem.
A protest started in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory while CN Rail was attempting to continue their service on a critical route to eastern Canada.
CN and Canadian Pacific, have been sharing each other’s rail lines to keep the transportation of essential supplies moving despite protest blockades.
A recent poll suggests that the amount of Canadians against the blockades and in support police intervention is on the rise
Prime Minister Trudeau will hold a meeting with the Canadian premiers to update what the government’s plan to deal with anti-pipeline protestors blockades
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