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Banners hang on a fence as protesters stage a blockade of the rail line at Macmillan Yard in Toronto, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. The protest is in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs opposed to the LNG pipeline in northern British Columbia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Via Rail lays off 1,000 employees temporarily as anti-pipeline blockades drag on

The Crown corporation has suspended passenger trains on its Montreal-Toronto and Ottawa-Toronto

Banners hang on a fence as protesters stage a blockade of the rail line at Macmillan Yard in Toronto, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. The protest is in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs opposed to the LNG pipeline in northern British Columbia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Three protesters arrested after blocking driveway at premier’s home

Three protesters arrested after blocking driveway at premier’s home

Protestors claimed they would make a citizen’s arrest of the Premier, according to West Shore RCMP

Three protesters arrested after blocking driveway at premier’s home
Access to the Swartz Bay ferry terminal were blocked by protesters in support of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation on Jan. 20, 2020. (Courtesy of Kolin Sutherland-Wilson)

BC Ferries gets injunction against demonstrations in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en

The preemptive injunction is a ‘last resort in the interest of public safety,’ spokesperson says

Access to the Swartz Bay ferry terminal were blocked by protesters in support of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation on Jan. 20, 2020. (Courtesy of Kolin Sutherland-Wilson)
Sto:lo artist and activist Carrielynn Victor speaks at the blocked intersection of Luckakuck Way and Vedder Road after 1 p.m. on Feb. 14, 2020 at the Sto:lo day of action protest in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

WEB POLL: Is shutting down roads a valid form of protest

Blocking traffic in one way or another has become a frequent tactic

  • Feb 15, 2020
Sto:lo artist and activist Carrielynn Victor speaks at the blocked intersection of Luckakuck Way and Vedder Road after 1 p.m. on Feb. 14, 2020 at the Sto:lo day of action protest in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
VIDEO: Pipeline protesters remove Vancouver Island highway blockade due to aggressive driver

VIDEO: Pipeline protesters remove Vancouver Island highway blockade due to aggressive driver

Video that surfaced online the same morning shows a truck driving aggressively, the wrong way up the Exit 117 ramp

  • Feb 11, 2020
VIDEO: Pipeline protesters remove Vancouver Island highway blockade due to aggressive driver
Members of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada staged a rally at Peace Arch border Wednesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

CBSA union members stage first B.C. rally at Lower Mainland border crossing

CBSA demonstrators demand wage increase, improved work-life balance, and better and pension reform

Members of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada staged a rally at Peace Arch border Wednesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A group of about 20 protesters blocked the entrance to the Minsitry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources building in Victoria on Tuesday in a show of solidarity for the Wet’suwet’en First Nation. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Protesters block B.C. government building entrance to support Wet’suwet’en First Nation

A letter with four demands was delivered to the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources

A group of about 20 protesters blocked the entrance to the Minsitry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources building in Victoria on Tuesday in a show of solidarity for the Wet’suwet’en First Nation. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Lily Nurse, three, was one of the youngest protesters at Friday’s Climate Strike event in Langley at the Township Civic Facility. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Crowds grow for Langley’s second day of Climate Strike

More than 50 protesters from seniors to toddlers were involved Friday

Lily Nurse, three, was one of the youngest protesters at Friday’s Climate Strike event in Langley at the Township Civic Facility. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
People gathered at the BC Legislature for the Global Day for Climate Action. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Demonstrators hit lawn of B.C. Legislature for Global Day of Climate Action

People gathered to demand enviornmental action and celebrate the halt of the Trans Mountain Pipeline

People gathered at the BC Legislature for the Global Day for Climate Action. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Samantha Matthews taped herself to the mast of the Orca Chief vessel at Point Hope Shipyard Wednesday morning in protest of fish farming. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

VIDEO: Fish farm protester on Vancouver Island tapes herself to ship

Six people arrested after taking over a Marine Harvest’s vessel at Point Hope Shipyard in Victoria

Samantha Matthews taped herself to the mast of the Orca Chief vessel at Point Hope Shipyard Wednesday morning in protest of fish farming. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Phoebe Ramsay (left), Samantha, and Lucy Gunn supported the removal of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue from the front steps of Victoria’s City Hall. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

PHOTOS: Hundreds gather at a B.C. City Hall after removal of Sir John A. Macdonald Statue

People rallied in support and in protest of the removal, carrying signs and chanting

Phoebe Ramsay (left), Samantha, and Lucy Gunn supported the removal of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue from the front steps of Victoria’s City Hall. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS