OTTAWA — An alliance of First Nations leaders is preparing to fight proposed new pipelines in the courts and through unspecified direct action.
Native leaders from Canada and the United States were on Parliament Hill on Wednesday to underline opposition to both the Northern Gateway and Keystone XL pipelines.
WINNIPEG — A mining company in Manitoba has won an injunction against aboriginal Idle No More protesters.
HudBay Minerals Inc. (TSX:HBM) is suing the Mathias Colomb Cree Nation over rallies held this year that it claims blocked the entrance to its Lalor Lake site.
SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. — A decade ago, fur rancher Bob Zimbal had about 34,000 mink at his three southeastern Wisconsin farms. He was in survival mode, struggling to compete with farmers producing cheaper pelts overseas. Then the recession hit and prices tumbled again.
SEOUL, South Korea — Investigators have traced a co-ordinated cyberattack that paralyzed tens of thousands of computers at six South Korean banks and media companies to a Chinese Internet Protocol address, but it was not yet clear who orchestrated the attack, authorities in Seoul said Thursday.
TORONTO — Ontario’s highest court has ruled that the province has the right to “take up” treaty land for mining and forestry.
The Grassy Narrows First Nation challenged Ontario’s right to permit industrial logging on its traditional lands, saying it infringed on their hunting and trapping rights under a treaty they signed in 1873.
VANCOUVER — The federal government is announcing changes to improve oil tanker safety to shore up support for controversial oil exports off the British Columbia coast.
The changes include annual tanker inspections, increased aerial surveillance and stronger measures for pollution prevention and response at oil handling facilities.
NEW YORK — Coca-Cola is taking bottled water and doing what it does best — giving it some bubbles and flavour.
NEW YORK — LuLulemon Athletica has taken its black yoga pants off the shelves because the sheer material reveals too much.
The Canadian company said that it took the pants off its store shelves and website over the weekend. That means there will be a temporary shortage of its black Luon pants and crops.
NEW YORK — Years of newsroom cutbacks have had a demonstrable impact on the quality of digital, newspaper and television news and in how consumers view that work, a study released Monday found.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Shell was not fully prepared when it launched its trouble-plagued Arctic offshore drilling program last year, and the oil company also fell short in overseeing key contractors in the effort, according to a federal report released Thursday.