First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory block train tracks servicing Via Rail, as part of a protest against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Belleville, Ontario, on Saturday. Photo: Reuters First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory block train tracks servicing Via Rail, as part of a protest against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Belleville, Ontario, on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory block train tracks servicing Via Rail, as part of a protest against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Belleville, Ontario, on Saturday. Photo: Reuters

‘Shut down Canada’: anti-pipeline protests spread across country, leading to major train disruptions and port blockades

  • Major rail line connecting Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal closed, forcing 20,000 passengers to cancel trips
  • Dozens arrested for trying to block port of Vancouver in opposition to construction of Coastal GasLink pipeline on Indigenous land

Topic |   Canada
First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory block train tracks servicing Via Rail, as part of a protest against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Belleville, Ontario, on Saturday. Photo: Reuters First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory block train tracks servicing Via Rail, as part of a protest against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Belleville, Ontario, on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory block train tracks servicing Via Rail, as part of a protest against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Belleville, Ontario, on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
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