SWN Resources Canada is planning to resume its controversial shale gas seismic exploration work on Wednesday, according to Elsipogtog War Chief John Levi
Two members of the Mi’kmaq Warrior Society say they were roughed up and beaten by RCMP officers and jail guards after they were arrested following a heavily-armed raid on a Mi’kmaq led anti-fracking camp in New Brunswick earlier this month.
It has been a very intense few days for the people of the Elsipogtog First Nation, after police and protestors clashed in a violent confrontation over shale gas last week.
Route 134 camp cleared, burned-out cruisers moved if RCMP grounds surveillance flights: Elsipogtog War Chief
The remaining encampment along Route 134 that was the scene of a heavily-armed raid Thursday will be dismantled if the RCMP grounds its surveillance aircraft, said Elsipogtog’s War Chief John Levi.
Talks are continuing between the community leadership in Elsipogtog and the province of New Brunswick.
NB Premier, Elsipogtog Chief pledge more talks as Mi'kmaq Warrior Society ups pressure on exploration company
New Brunswick Premier David Alward and Elsipogtog First Nation Chief Arren Sock walked out of a meeting Monday in Fredericton holding braids of sweetgrass and pledging more talks to end an anti-fracking highway blockade that continues in a northern part of the province beneath the shadow of a court injunction ordering its dismantling.
By Jorge Barrera APTN National News ELSIPOGTOG FIRST NATION, N.B. – Ongoing talks between Premier…
First Nation protestors hope lines they draw in the sand today will be enough to stop the burgeoning industry in its tracks.
Tempers are flaring again in central New Brunswick.