January 8, 2019 1:37 pm
Updated: January 8, 2019 6:29 pm

Hamilton residents organize rally to support Indigenous pipeline protesters in B.C.

Dozens of rallies are planned today across British Columbia, across Canada and as far away as Europe

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Over a hundred Hamilton area residents are expected to attend a rally on Tuesday to support pipeline protesters arrested in northwestern B.C.

READ MORE: Rallies held in support of anti-pipeline protesters arrested in northern B.C.

Members of the Gidimt’en clan of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation had set up a camp to control access to a pipeline project that runs across their territory.

RCMP say they made 14 arrests on Monday after it became obvious that a resolution between the demonstrators and TransCanada, the pipeline company, could not be reached.

The solidarity rally will take place at 4 p.m. in Gore Park.

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READ MORE: Rallies held in Alberta’s 2 largest cities to show solidarity with anti-pipeline protesters in northern B.C.

Dozens of similar rallies are planned across British Columbia, other parts of Canada and as far away as Europe.

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