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The man from Irving

When Blaine Higgs worked for Irving Oil, he was a loyal company man. Now, he leads New Brunswick. In the first of a three-part series, National Observer delves into the close relationships between the premier's office and the Irvings.

RCMP on sidelines as TransCanada bulldozes Wet’suwet’en land

A subsidiary of Calgary-based energy company TransCanada bulldozed through traplines and personal property from two different clans of the Wet'suwet'en Nation last week, while the RCMP enforced an interim injunction requested by the company so that it could proceed with construction. Some Wet'suwet'en members said the RCMP prevented them from entering their own territories. 

Horgan sees 'no quick fix'

Premier John Horgan of British Columbia said on Wednesday that he sees “no quick fix” to the surging Canadian question about territorial rights as a First Nation group and law enforcement clashed in a remote northern part of the province this week.