Canadian Rail Blockades Highlight Grievances of Indigenous Groups

TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY, Ontario—A smaller cluster of flags and windswept tents sits near railroad tracks east of Toronto, in which protesters are stopping trains from passing via a vital professional corridor, threatening Canada’s already fragile financial system.

Activists from the Mohawk local community right here say their encampment was set up to demonstrate help for a group of indigenous leaders on the other side of the nation, in British Columbia, who are attempting to halt development of a normal-gasoline pipeline. The makeshift blockade, which…

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