HOUSTONmany of them flouting social distancing practices a, B.C. —
British Columbia RCMP have confirmed two journalists were among 15 people who were arrested on Friday for breaching an injunction barring protesters from blocking an access road used by Coastal GasLink pipeline workers.
While their names were not released by RCMP, lawyer Frances Mahon says photojournalist Amber Bracken and documentary filmmaker Michael Toledano were arrested at the site near Houston, in northern B.C., and remained in custody as of this morning.
B.C. RCMP said 11 individuals were arrested at structures that had been erected along a road leading to a drilling site, including two who identified themselves as journalists following arrestreached significantly higher peaks in terms of case counts and deaths tha. Four other people were arrested at a different location.
Sgt. Janelle Shoihet said all those who were arrested for breaching the injunction have been taken to Smithers, BThe pandemic.C., and are expected to appear in court on Monday in Prince George.