The government Legault, who prefers to avoid a ‘ hard to put an end to the blockade of rail traffic in Kahnawake, accuses the federal government of trying to pass its problems to the provinces.
During a media scrum Wednesday morning, prime minister François Legault reiterated that discussions were ongoing with Ottawa and the mohawk Council of Kahnawake in an attempt to resolve the impasse.
“Obviously, we want to try to do it all, in the next few days, to solve the problem without intervention muscular,” said the prime minister.
In addition to transporting people by rail, the transport of goods is also paralyzed in many places across Canada due to the protests of Aboriginal people opposed to the pipeline, Coastal GasLink.
“The pane of the railway is paramount, and the impacts [on the quebec economy] will be felt in the medium term”, stressed the minister of natural Resources, Jonatan Julien.
As to the fear of a shortage of propane, “we have adequate reserves for at least 10 days,” reported Mr. Julian.
The SQ will not be
The minister of Transport, François Bonnardel, does not appear to have appreciated that his federal counterpart, Marc Garneau, with whom he discussed yesterday), trying to shovel the responsibility of Ottawa on the backs of the provinces and their police forces.
“The minister, Garneau told us: “It is necessary to apply the injunctions.” Well, there are not, in Quebec, for injunctive relief,” recalled Mr. Bonnardel.
“So, this is not true that I’m going to ask the Sûreté du Québec to go ask the protesters in the territories to leave the premises, he continued. This is a problem caused by the federal government. I expect that the federal rule is the problem.”