WATCH: Gidimt’en gate dismantled, arrests made as police enforce court injunction
Campers prepare for RCMP at Gidimt'en gate on Morice West Forest Service Road | Sawyer Bogdan, My Bulkley Lakes Now
RCMP arrested 14 people at the Gidimt’en checkpoint near Houston, filing an injunction for the Coastal GasLink pipeline.
As the gate was dismantled, fires were set by campers & large trees were cut down in an attempt to block police from going further.
Officials list ‘various offences’ among those taken into custody, including alleged violations of the injunction order.
The checkpoint had been set up since December 15th, 2018.
– with files from Sawyer Bogdan, My Bulkley Lakes Now