About 60 people turned out for a rally at the University of Saskatchewan including non-Aboriginal supporters of Elsipogtog.
From British Columbia to the east coast hundreds of Aboriginal and non – Aboriginal activists have been hitting the pavement to show they’re in solidarity with the Mi’kmaq people.
RCMP has withdrawn from the disputed area and seismic testing trucks have been driven away.
Beneath an overcast October night veiling the moon, with police lights spraying the darkness red and blue, a group of four women walked up the exit ramp blocked by the RCMP cruisers.
An uneasy calm settled Friday over the site of Thursday’s raid by heavily armed RCMP teams on a Mi’kmaq-anchored encampment that was sealing-in a compound holding exploration vehicles belonging to a Houston-based energy firm.
It’s a growing grassroots response similar to that of the IdleNoMore movement. Groups across the country are mobilizing Thursday after violence broke out on the anti-fracking protest line in rural New Brunswick.
RCMP officers moved in early Thursday morning to enforce an injunction against a Mi’kmaq barricade that has trapped exploration vehicles belonging to a Houston-based firm conducting shale gas exploration in New Brunswick.
NB premier, Mi'kmaq chief discussed ending blockade, allowing shale gas exploration to continue, handwritten notes reveal
Days after Elsipogtog Chief Arren Sock demanded Houston-based firm SWN Resources Canada leave New Brunswick, he sat at a hotel conference table with the province’s premier discussing a strategy that would see the company stay and continue its controversial shale gas exploration work, APTN National News has learned.
Tensions and passions continue on the front-line of a fracking protest in New Brunswick.