Solidarity protests with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs erupt across British Columbia and Canada. The Government was able to present its Speech from the Throne, which largely stayed the course the NDP has been plotting.
Matthew Naylor fills in for Scott this week. Check out the latest Cambie Report for additional comments on the protests and Throne Speech from a Metro Vancouver lens.
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Idle No More Once More
- RCMP backtracks, says officers won’t stop journalists from reporting on Wet’suwet’en raid
- Still reports of media having issues
- Matriarchs arrested in exclusion zone
- Are protests effective?
- Angus Reid: Coastal Gaslink Chaos: Two-in-five support protesters in natural gas project dispute; half support pipeline
- BC throne speech disrupted by Wet’suwet’en supporters
- Victoria councillor Ben Isitt calls protester assault allegations “fake news”
- Indigenous services minister offers to meet with protesters if they end blockade along CN tracks
- Globe and Mail backgrounder: Beyond bloodlines: How the Wet’suwet’en hereditary system at the heart of the Coastal GasLink conflict works
- Flurry of pro-pipeline Indigenous voices show up on Twitter feeds just as Royal Dutch Shell faces financial predicament
- 2020 Throne Speech
- John Baird weighing Conservative leadership run, says party must be ‘modern’
- John Baird ultimately decides not to run
- Green party’s leadership race rules, entry fee has some candidates balking