Washington bridge collapse impairs Canada-U.S. trade: Truckers

With roughly three-quarters of B.C.’s $16 billion in annual south-bound exports dependent on the Interstate 5, business and transport unions are anxious about the economic losses incurred since the Skagit River bridge buckled and collapsed after being struck by an Alberta trucker May 23.

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Red Lake Band of Chippewa Determined in Blockade Atop Four Enbridge Pipelines in Minnesota

More than a month after members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa set up camp atop four oil pipelines to protest Enbridge Inc.’s alleged lack of easements across their tribal territory, they say the company’s main answer so far has been to buzz their encampment with low-flying prop planes and choppers.

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