Global: Wet’suwet’en solidarity demonstrators block Yonge and Dundas during evening commute

By Ryan Rocca Global News – Posted February 14, 2020 6:35 pm – Updated February 14, 2020 10:52 pm

Protesters are seen blocking off the intersection of Yonge and Dundas streets in downtown Toronto Friday evening.
Protesters are seen blocking off the intersection of Yonge and Dundas streets in downtown Toronto Friday evening. Global News

A group of demonstrators blocked off the intersection of Yonge and Dundas streets in downtown Toronto during the evening commute on Friday.

The demonstration was held in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation, many of whose members oppose the building of the Coastal GasLink liquefied natural gas (LNG) pipeline in northern British Columbia, which would pass through the nation’s unceded territory.

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Shortly before 5:30 p.m., Toronto police tweeted the protesters had blocked off the intersection and road closures were subsequently put in place.

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