Rail Blockades: New Escalations in Tyendinaga – February 26, 2020

Rail Blockades: New Escalations in Tyendinaga – February 26, 2020

Rail Blockades: New Escalations in Tyendinaga – February 26, 2020

Tensions are still running high in the Mohawk community of Tyendinaga, Ont., where protesters are again trying to block rail service, throwing debris and lighting fires on the tracks. Marc-André Cossette has the latest on the story.

Also on the program: Frédéric Boily, political scientist at the University of Alberta, on the repercussions of Teck Resources’ decision to pull the plug on its Frontier oilsands mine, and Dr. Alain Poirier, director of public health for Quebec’s Estrie region, on the threat of a COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Finally, Carol Jolin, president of the Assembly of Francophones of Ontario, on the province’s first French-language university, which took yet another step today.