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Protesters plan to blockade Pat Bay Highway on Wednesday afternoon


Demonstrators are planning a blockade of Pat Bay Highway on Wednesday afternoon, according to a social media post that has been circulating online.

The post has been shared on Facebook and Reddit and police say they are aware of the alleged demonstrations.

See also: Climate activists and Wet’suwet’en supporters plan rally at B.C. Legislature this afternoon

According to the post, the protest is planned in solidarity with the five Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs who oppose the construction of the Coastal GasLink LNG Pipeline in northern B.C.

The protest is scheduled to take place between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26th. There are reports the shut down will happen at the intersection of Mt Newton Cross Road and the Pat Bay Highway.

The alleged organizers of the event ask supporters to bring drums, dancers, and signs, and everyone is welcome to attend.

Here’s the post:



Brishti Basu
Former Senior Staff Writer and Content Manager at Victoria Buzz.

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