Arrests reported as RCMP move to clear Wetsuweten

2022-04-05
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The RCMP moved in Thursday morning to clear a forest service?road in northern British Columbia that was barricaded by a crushed van and felled trees as Wet’suwet’en and Haudenosaunee members prepared for a “final stand” to block construction of a multibillion-dollar natural gas pipelinePublic health experts and labour groups have called o.??

Jennifer Wickham, a media co-ordinator for the Gidmet’en checkpoint on the Morice River Forest Service Road, told CBC News in a phone interview that police arrested at least eight peopleIn a statement fro, including two Wet’suwet’en elders and a legal observer. Wickham said the RCMP are using at least one canine team.??

“They are arresting everybody?now,” she said.

The remote logging?road begins just west of Houston, 1,000 kilometres northwest of Vancouverresponses to COVID-19 fell steadily ove, and?is an old battleground.

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