(Video, editing by Tom Fennario/APTN) APTN National News Over 100 Mi’kmaq and supporters briefly blocked…
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.
More than 100 Mi’kmaq and supporters briefly blocked a main highway in New Brunswick Saturday afternoon in response to an RCMP raid on an anti-fracking encampment Thursday.
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.
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.
First Nation protestors hope lines they draw in the sand today will be enough to stop the burgeoning industry in its tracks.
Tensions and passions continue on the front-line of a fracking protest in New Brunswick.
The Mi’kmaq Warriors Society in New Brunswick wants to meet with a new RCMP Unit formed to deal with fracking protests.
A Mi’kmaq mother in Nova Scotia is challenging the provincial school board over access to education in Mi’kmaq.