Action at Tyendinaga, Teck Frontier & Carbon Tax – February 24, 2020

Action at Tyendinaga, Teck Frontier & Carbon Tax – February 24, 2020

Action at Tyendinaga, Teck Frontier & Carbon Tax – February 24, 2020

Politicians react to this morning’s police action at the Tyendinaga solidarity rail blockade and yesterday’s decision from Teck Resources Ltd. to withdraw its application for the ‘Frontier’ oilsands mine in Alberta. Speaking to reporters on the issues are Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller, Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett, Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, as well as Green Party parliamentary leader Elizabeth May.

Minister Wilkinson and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney discuss the decision by the Alberta Court of Appeal to rule the federal carbon tax unconstitutional.