Keeyask project moved into ‘care and maintenance’ mode as Manitoba Hydro shift change delayed

Manitoba Hydro has delayed a shift change for its workers and has moved the Keeyask project into “care and maintenance status” as a blockade continues in the area.The blockade went up last Friday at an entrance to the site over...

Trudeau to meet provincial, territorial leaders mid-March amid rising tensions

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 27, 2020 4:09 pm Updated February 27, 2020 4:13 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will sit down with provincial...

Wet’suwet’en solidarity demonstrations block traffic on Portage Avenue, Deacon’s Corner

Posted February 24, 2020 6:46 pm Updated February 24, 2020 6:47 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A pair of protests blocked traffic both in and outside Winnipeg Monday.Inside the city,...

SCO says it’s planning blockades across Manitoba

February 21 2020 6:27pm Southern Chiefs Organization Grand Chief Jerry Daniels speaks to media after announcing the organization plans to block road access at major arteries in and out of Manitoba in March. ' }); } else { var rel_id...

Southern Chiefs Organization says 2-hour blockades will occur at 4 places across Manitoba

By The Canadian Press Posted February 21, 2020 4:57 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ First Nations leaders in southern Manitoba are planning blockades next month at four border and provincial...

CN railway blockades to have ‘significant’ affect on Manitoba economy: economics prof

Ongoing protests in support of pipeline opposition on a northern British Columbia First Nation could start to have a significant impact on the pocketbooks of Manitobans, .according to one expert. Dozens of rail line blockades across Canada have effectively shuttered...

Pallister accused of racist language in fundraising letter on blockades

Nationwide blockades and protests over the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia are hurting the cause of reconciliation with Indigenous people, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister said Friday. “What some of the people who have gone overboard in...