Chief Jackie Thomas from the Saikuz First Nation on the Pipeline Rallies

The Homestretch

Rallies were held across the country today, including here in Calgary, to support a protest against a natural gas pipeline in BC. RCMP have arrested more than a dozen people in the northern part of that province-- enforcing a court injunction against a first nations blockade. Hereditary chiefs are vowing to protect their traditional territory. The company behind the pipeline, TransCanada, says 20 elected band councils in BC support the project. The Saikuz First Nation is one of them. Chief Jackie Thomas joins Rob on the line.

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