A Houston-based energy company that has faced ferocious resistance from a Mi’kmaq-led coalition is ending its shale gas exploration work for the year, says Elsipogtog War Chief John Levi.
The clashes between police and anti-fracking protestors in New Brunswick landed at the House of Commons Thursday on the heels of a government-sponsored report that says Canada must do a better job consulting with First Nations on resource development.
SWN is turning to a new legal tactic to disrupt the demonstrators.
They’re suing individual activists.
Shale gas protestors in New Brunswick received support from Idle No More Tuesday.
Spirits were high along Hwy. 11 despite the events of Monday when seven people were arrested.
Elsipogtog First Nation Chief Aaron Sock said his community would not be backing down from its battle with a Houston-based energy firm exploring for shale gas in the region.
Demonstrations across the country took place Monday in support of the anti -fracking movement in New Brunswick.
Demonstrations continued Monday against the exploration work of a Houston-based energy firm looking for shale gas deposits along a New Brunswick highway.
A few dozen protestors braved heavy wind and rain to voice their concerns over shale gas exploration.
SWN Resources Canada continued its seismic testing along the highway near Rexton.
Trucks belonging Houston-based SWN Resources were back looking for shale gas deposits in eastern New Brunswick yesterday.
Tensions were high at times as the company has an injunction against protestors so it can get its work done before winter.