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Indigenous communities in Western Canada fight gas and oil pipelines
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As world leaders continue international climate change talks in Doha, protests against gas and oil pipelines took place in a number of cities today in solidarity with indigenous communities in Western Canada. In Montreal, protesters gathered outside the offices of the Royal Bank of Canada, one of the largest financiers of companies operating in the Alberta tar sands. Proposed pipeline routes, including Keystone XL in the US, would carry tar sands oil across North America. FSRN’s Aaron Lakoff reports from Montreal.