Ontario police arrest First Nations protesters amid standoff with Canadian government over pipeline..

Police in Ontario arrested 10 people and dismantled the Tyendinaga Mohawk blockade that had shut down much of Canada’s rail traffic for the past two weeks, but the battle over a pipeline going through indigenous lands continues.

Mohawks set up barricades on the Canadian Pacific railway track on February 8, in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs over in British Columbia, who are protesting efforts to build a natural gas pipeline through the land they claim. They demand that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau order the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) out of their territory before any negotiations can begin.

https://www.rt.com/news/481583-canada-ontario-rail-pipeline-protest/?utm_source=browser&utm_medium=aplication_chrome&utm_campaign=chrome

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