TOPIC: COASTAL GASLINK
Pipeline company ordered to stop work near Prince George for polluting fish-bearing stream
A section of a B.C. pipeline project was slapped with a stop-work order by environment officials for polluting fish-bearing waters near Prince George. Coastal GasLink has temporarily halted construction on a three-kilometre stretch of the pipeline.
RCMP video shows attack on Coastal Gaslink worksite
Police have said 15 to 20 people dressed in camouflage and masks attacked the Coastal Gaslink worksite near Houston, B.C., in February 2022.
Wet'suwet'en protest leader on the Coastal GasLink worksite attack
Molly Wickham, who also goes by Sleydo’, says she doesn't know who committed the Coastal GasLink worksite attack.
Anarchists behind Coastal Gaslink Pipeline project attack, police say
More than a year after a mysterious attack on a B.C. worksite for the Coastal Gaslink Pipeline, CBC’s Rob Brown learns exclusive details from the RCMP about the people suspected of hijacking an Indigenous-led protest to impose their own agenda.
B.C. MLA speaks out publicly against anonymous online threat to sabotage Coastal GasLink pipeline
A British Columbia MLA says he's outraged by an anonymous online threat of sabotage against the Coastal GasLink pipeline.
Coastal GasLink fined a 3rd time for environmental violation
The company behind a contentious natural gas pipeline project in northern B.C. has been fined a third time for non-compliance with environmental orders, according to the provincial government.
John Horgan's environmental legacy under scrutiny as his tenure as B.C.'s premier ends
As John Horgan's tenure as B.C.'s premier comes to an end Friday, many of those most affected are reflecting on his government's legacy on environmental policy.
Coastal GasLink warned more than 50 times over environmental violations during pipeline construction
Coastal GasLink's pipeline construction has been flagged for environmental violations, including repeated failures to protect senstive watersheds and wetlands in parts of northern B.C.
Coastal GasLink fined a second time this year for repeated environmental violations
The company behind a contentious natural gas pipeline project in northern B.C. has been fined a second time for non-compliance with environmental orders, according to the provincial government.
Ottawa feared repeat of 2020 rail blockades before B.C. pipeline arrests last fall, documents show
Federal officials feared a repeat of the 2020 rail blockades before RCMP enforced an injunction last fall against protests that cut off access to a pipeline construction site in northern B.C., according to documents obtained through an access-to-information request.
Prosecutors asked to consider criminal contempt charges for Coastal GasLink protesters
A B.C. Supreme Court judge has asked prosecutors to consider criminal contempt charges against more than two dozen people accused of defying a court order that prevents them from interfering with the construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline.
Coastal GasLink pipeline to go 'significantly' over budget, says TC Energy
TC Energy Corp. said Tuesday that while construction of the pipeline has been delayed, it still expects the project to be finished ahead of LNG Canada's export terminal at Kitimat, B.C., which is also currently under construction.
Coastal GasLink drops charges against journalists arrested by RCMP during enforcement of pipeline injunction
Coastal GasLink has dropped civil contempt charges against journalists Amber Bracken and Michael Toledano, according to documents filed in the B.C. Supreme Court.
Coastal GasLink failed to fix nearly 2 dozen environmental violations along pipeline route, B.C. officials say
Officials have flagged numerous, ongoing environmental violations by Coastal GasLink that could harm sensitive waterways along the pipeline's route through northern B.C.
How Indigenous pipeline resistance keeps emissions in the ground
From Wet'suwet'en to Mi'kmaw opposition, Indigenous peoples are fighting fossil fuels. A new report adds up the emissions saved from pipeline resistance across North America.
Two more arrests at new Wet'suwet'en blockade near Coastal GasLink pipeline in northern B.C.
Less than two weeks after RCMP arrested dozens of people at blockades and cleared access to pipeline work camps, there have been two more arrests at a new blockade.
Oilpatch expects uptick in wells drilled, jobs created in 2022 but worried of skilled labour shortage
After seven years of layoffs and hard times, employers in Alberta's oilpatch are once again flush with cash and out to lure workers from the Maritimes and other parts of Eastern Canada.
Renewed Wet’suwet’en pipeline standoff results in arrests
Several people were arrested at a barricade put up by Wet’suwet’en members and hereditary chiefs who oppose the Coastal Gas Link Pipeline, despite the project having the support of the First Nation’s elected chiefs.
Taxpayers have spent at least $23B on pipeline subsidies and supports since 2018: report
As calls to end government subsidies of fossil fuels grow in intensity, a new report finds that taxpayers have allocated billions of dollars to expand and build new pipelines in the past year alone.
First Nations proposing new energy corridor in Western Canada
First Nations leaders in Western Canada are proposing a corridor for transporting commodities from the region and — possibly — to the West Coast.
Opposition to B.C. pipeline linked to terrorism charges in Washington state
Federal authorities in Seattle have charged two people with a terrorist attack on train tracks, suggesting they were motivated by opposition to the construction of a natural gas pipeline across British Columbia when they interfered with the operation of a railroad in Washington state.
B.C. officials wrestled to define major industrial projects as essential through pandemic
As the B.C. government developed an essential services list in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, bureaucrats tangled with how to justify ongoing construction of major industrial projects like Site C and LNG Canada, according to documents obtained by CBC News.
Signing of Wet'suwet'en agreement could land Ottawa in court
Despite objections from some elected leaders of the Wet'suwet'en First Nations, the federal and B.C. governments plan to sign an agreement with the hereditary chiefs that charts a path for transferring jurisdiction of their territory to its traditional leadership.
After feast hall and Zoom meetings, Wet'suwet'en chiefs set to negotiate rights and title agreement
The First Nation hereditary chiefs who earlier this year were at the centre of protests over a natural gas pipeline in northwestern B.C. say they are ready to begin talks about rights and title over their traditional lands.
Coastal GasLink pipeline construction resumes with draft accord set between chiefs, ministers
Work has resumed on a natural gas pipeline in British Columbia at the centre of protests that have disrupted both rail and road traffic across the country, but questions remain about how opponents to the project will react to workers and the RCMP re-entering Wet'suwet'en territory.