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#ShutDownCanada: Tire Fires on Tracks

Montreal. Quebec. Novembr 19. 2021. This morning in Montreal, two tire fires were lit on the CN railway tracks in the neighbourhood of Pointe-St-Charles, at the choke-point of the train yard exit.

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#ShutDownCanada Recap [Video]

It has been a year since our yintah and people survived 5 days of raids by the RCMP and #ShutDownCanada happened!
Looking back it was a time of beautiful strength and solidarity.

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Statement from Toronto Defendants on the ongoing #ShutDownCanada Repression

Toronto. ON. Statement by a dozen former blockade defendants on the ongoing repression against the #ShutDownCanada campaign.

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#ShutDownCanada: Banner on 720 West-Bound, Tiohtià:ke

Montreal. Quebec. This morning in Tiohtia:ke, a large banner reading “ALL OUT FOR WET’SUWET’EN” was installed on the 720 Westbound. It was insured that the banner be secured with rope and that no road signs be blocked to make sure the highway is safe for drivers.

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Wet’suwet’en territory: #ShutDownCanada Anti-Repression Posters Up

So-called Canada. A few shots taken a week or two after an experimental exercise in the quaint little picturesque mountain town of Smithers (glad to see most of the posters stayed up!). This little hamlet/colony happens to be located in one of two yintah’s (territories) of the Cas Yikh (Grizzly Bear) – part of the Gidumten Clan of the Wetsuweten – the other Cas Yikh yintah is where the Gidumt’en Checkpoint kicked of the “shutdowncanada” movement with two years of winter blockades.

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#ShutDownCanada: Ghost Blockade – “#Edmonton”

Edmonton. Alberta. In the early morning of Friday, March 13th, 2020, we took part in an act of defiance and solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en. Inspired by recent actions in the GTA, we setup a ghost blockade along the railway tracks just outside of Edmonton. It was cold, so we gave the ghosts a fire to keep them warm. CN was alerted. We burned the injunction that had been served to Indigenous land and water defenders and their settler allies on February 19th, 2020, for blocking this very same section of rail.

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#ShutDownCanada: Blockade at St-Pascal, #Kamouraska

Saint Pascal. Quebec. Today, Sunday the 16th of February, at 11am, around 20 people gathered at the train station in St-Pascal du Kamouraska.

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#ShutDownCanada: #Toronto blocks the rails [Video]

So-Called Canada. On Saturday Feb 15th, around 50 people snuck onto some train tracks in Vaughan, Ontario (just north of Toronto).

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#SHUTDOWNCANADA: Wet’suwet’en Solidarity Action Round-Up [SubMedia Video]

In the days following the RCMP invasion of Wet’suwet’en territories and arrest of Unist’ot’en matriarchs, solidarity actions have spread all across so-called Canada.

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After a Winter of Blockades: Updates on criminal charges from #ShutDownCanada

So-called Canada. It’s been almost a year since the wave of blockades in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en land defenders known as Shut Down Canada. Since then, there has been no shortage of urgent issues, and public attention has moved on. However, for both those on the front lines and those still facing charges,  moving on has not been an option.

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