Canada pipeline protests: Businesses demand gov’t act over losses

Business groups in Canada are demanding the government end demonstrations that have paralysed the country’s rail network. They estimate the disruption is costing the country’s economy billions of dollars. The protesters oppose the building of the Coastal GasLink pipeline. It passes through the land of indigenous people known as First Nations in Canada. Al Jazeera’s … Read more Canada pipeline protests: Businesses demand gov’t act over losses

Canada: Pipeline protests shut down main rail routes

Most of Canada’s main rail routes have ground to a halt, as mass protests continue against the construction of a natural gas pipeline. Indigenous groups are leading the movement over concerns the project will infringe on traditional lands. Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher reports from Tyendinaga, Ontario. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us … Read more Canada: Pipeline protests shut down main rail routes

Protests force Canadian Railway to close its eastern network

The Canadian National Railway or CN Rail has announced it would shut its eastern network after indigenous-led demonstrators blocked rail lines for days. The decision has forced the cancellation of nearly all passenger train services nationwide. The protests are against the construction of a pipeline through an indigenous group’s traditional lands. Al Jazeera’s Nicola Gage … Read more Protests force Canadian Railway to close its eastern network

MIT’s Office of Engineering Outreach Programs (OEOP)

MIT’s Office of Engineering Outreach Programs (OEOP) is committed to creating a robust pipeline of students who excel in STEM. For over 40 years, we’ve opened the doors to MIT by offering highly motivated and diverse students the chance to pursue their passion for STEM free of charge. Too often, students’ zip codes play a … Read more MIT’s Office of Engineering Outreach Programs (OEOP)

US army green-lights Dakota Access pipeline

The US military has announced it will allow the $3.8bn Dakota Access oil pipeline to cross under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota. The native Standing Rock Sioux tribe says the pipeline crosses sacred land and has spent months demonstrating against it. Protesters say they will continue to fight the move in the courts. … Read more US army green-lights Dakota Access pipeline

Canada: Plains Midstream Canada Estimates 28,000 Barrels of Oil Lost in Spill

Plains Midstream Canada, a subsidiary of Plains All American Pipeline L.P., released a statement on 5th May 2011 which explained the efforts of the company to address an oil spill on the Rainbow pipeline in the Evi area of Northern Alberta, Canada. The oil spill occurred at 07:50 (MDT) on 29th April 2011 and the … Read more Canada: Plains Midstream Canada Estimates 28,000 Barrels of Oil Lost in Spill