Blockades


TRAIN DRAIN: Illegal blockades cost Canada $275 MILLION in three weeks

The Canadian Parliamentary Budget Officer has revealed through a report that the illegal rail blockades cost the economy $275 million over a few weeks.

Nico Johnson Nico Johnson

Railway blockaders temporarily stop traffic before peacefully dismantling

On Thursday, a blockade that was set up by Mohawk community protestors in Kahnawake almost a month ago was taken down peacefully.

Sam Edwards Sam Edwards

Anti-pipeline blockade in Mohawk community still active after agreement reached

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.

Sam Edwards Sam Edwards

CN Rail train collides with Tyendinaga protestors’ wooden blockade

On Wednesday a Canadian National Railway train collided with wooden logs and pallets while travelling across tracks near a highway 49 overpass.

Sam Edwards Sam Edwards

Canadian farmers losing $63 million a week due to ongoing rail blockades

Meat and grain supply chains are being held up by the rail blockades across Canada and storage capacity is becoming a big problem.

Sam Edwards Sam Edwards

Protest re-emerges on critical Ontario rail line after being dismantled by police

A protest started in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory while CN Rail was attempting to continue their service on a critical route to eastern Canada.

Sam Edwards Sam Edwards

CN Rail and CP team up to evade anti-pipeline blockades

CN and Canadian Pacific, have been sharing each other’s rail lines to keep the transportation of essential supplies moving despite protest blockades.

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

POLL: 63 percent of Canadians support police intervention in anti-pipeline blockades

A recent poll suggests that the amount of Canadians against the blockades and in support police intervention is on the rise

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Trudeau to hold meeting with premiers over anti-pipeline blockades

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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