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Who’s defending Canada’s national interest? First Nations facing down a pipeline | Martin Lukacs

Justin Trudeau is bailing out a Texas oil billionaire. He should be bailing out Canada’s workers and the climate.Last Saturday, Indigenous leaders stood arm-in-arm in front of the gates of Kinder Morgan’s pipeline worksite in Burnaby, British Columbia.For weeks before, hundreds of non-native people – environmentalists, federal parliamentarians Elizabeth May and Kennedy Stewart, even an engineer formerly employed by the Texas oil corporation – had marched to the same place. In each case, police approached, read aloud their violation of a no-go zone, and arrested and shackled them. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Monday, 16 April