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Activists plot how to block new pipelines in B.C.

Warrior Publications

by Carlito Pablo, The Georgia Straight, Jan 8, 2014

At night, around campfires under a New Brunswick sky, Ambrose Williams thought about imminent battles back home.   Last November, the young Vancouver man and nine others travelled more than 5,000 kilometres east to the town of Rexton.  Their mission was to reinforce the Mi’kmaq of the Elsipogtog First Nation who had clashed the month before with the RCMP. The confrontation happened on October 17, 2013, when heavily armed police dismantled a highway blockade by Natives opposing a gas-exploration project.

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