PHOTOS: Anti-pipeline rallies take over B.C. cities

Hundreds of people took to the streets in cities across B.C., Canada and even the United States to show their solidarity with two pipeline protest camps in the province’s north.

The Wet’suwet’en people have set up two protest camps, one acting as a blockade, to stop workers from beginning work on the Coastal GasLink pipeline.

The 670 kilometre pipeline would carry liquified natural gas from the Peace region to a $40 billion LNG Canada export facility in Kitimat.

READ MORE: ‘Welcome to battleground B.C.’: Hundreds rally against LNG pipeline


@katslepian

katya.slepian@bpdigital.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Hundreds took to Vancouver’s streets to protest the LNG pipeline in northern B.C. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Hundreds took to Vancouver’s streets to protest the LNG pipeline in northern B.C. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Hundreds of people protested in front of the legislature in Victoria. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)
Young and old came out to protest the LNG pipeline in Vancouver on Tuesday. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Hundreds took to Vancouver’s streets to protest the LNG pipeline in northern B.C. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Vancouver police kept the protest orderly and traffic out of the way in Vancouver. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Pipeline protesters in Vancouver lashed out verbally against the RCMP. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Hundreds of people protested in front of the legislature in Victoria. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)
Hundreds took to Vancouver’s streets to protest the LNG pipeline in northern B.C. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Vancouver police kept the protest orderly and traffic out of the way in Vancouver. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Hundreds took to Vancouver’s Victory Square to protest the LNG pipeline in northern B.C. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Hundreds took to Vancouver’s streets to protest the LNG pipeline in northern B.C. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Dozens of people protested against the LNG pipeline in Courteney. (Erin Haluschak/Comox Valley Record)
Hundreds took to Vancouver’s streets to protest the LNG pipeline in northern B.C. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Hundreds took to Vancouver’s streets to protest the LNG pipeline in northern B.C. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Vancouver police kept the protest orderly and traffic out of the way in Vancouver. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Hundreds took to Vancouver’s streets to protest the LNG pipeline in northern B.C. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Hundreds took to Vancouver’s streets to protest the LNG pipeline in northern B.C. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Dozens of people protested against the LNG pipeline in Nelson. (Tyler Harper/Nelson Star)
Dozens of people protested against the LNG pipeline in Nelson. (Tyler Harper/Nelson Star)
Dozens of people protested against the LNG pipeline in Prince Rupert. (Matthew Allen/The Northern View)
Dozens of people protested against the LNG pipeline in Prince Rupert. (Matthew Allen/The Northern View)
Dozens of people protested against the LNG pipeline in Nelson. (Tyler Harper/Nelson Star)
Dozens of people protested against the LNG pipeline in Nelson. (Tyler Harper/Nelson Star)
Dozens of people protested against the LNG pipeline in Courteney. (Erin Haluschak/Comox Valley Record)
Dozens of people protested against the LNG pipeline in Courteney. (Erin Haluschak/Comox Valley Record)
Dozens of people protested against the LNG pipeline in Courteney. (Erin Haluschak/Comox Valley Record)
Dozens of people protested against the LNG pipeline in Courteney. (Erin Haluschak/Comox Valley Record)
Hundreds of people protested in front of the legislature in Victoria. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)
Hundreds of people protested in front of the legislature in Victoria. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)
Hundreds of people protested in front of the legislature in Victoria. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)
Hundreds of people protested in front of the legislature in Victoria. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Just Posted

B.C. chiefs show solidarity with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs

Chiefs from around B.C. outside the Coastal GasLink pipeline route in Smithers show support.

Woman killed in head-on crash near Vanderhoof

RCMP say driver crossed the centre line and hit a loaded fuel tanker truck

RCMP to review actions at Wet’suwet’en pipeline protest camps

Senior Mountie says he hopes protests will be peaceful following deal with hereditary chiefs

‘Tripod’ delays access to Unist’ot’en camp

Social media rumours of cultural significance quashed, meaning police “exclusion zones” should end.

Hereditary chiefs negotiate injunction agreement

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs abide by interim injunction, but gate stays up. Still opposed.

Self serve doggy-wash poised to change dog grooming industry

Add money, start spraying to wash dog in the K9000

Federal Liberals announce former B.C. MLA as new candidate in byelection

Richard Lee will face off against federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh

No winning ticket in $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

No win in Friday night’s draw means the next Lotto Max draw will be approximately $17 million

Scientists ID another possible threat to orcas: pink salmon

For two decades, significantly more of the whales have died in even-numbered years than in odd years

Burnaby byelection turmoil sparks debate about identity issues in politics

The Liberals still have not said whether they plan to replace Wang, who stepped aside Wednesday

B.C. woman planned to donate a kidney to her husband, then found out she has cancer

Richard Stuart needs a kidney, his wife Tracy has been diagnosed with cancer

Rookie Demko backstops Canucks to 4-3 win over Sabres

Young Vancouver goalie makes 36 saves to turn away Buffalo

Charges upgraded against mother of murdered B.C. girl

Kerryann Lewis now faces first- rather than second-degree murder in the death of Aaliyah Rosa.

UPDATE: Injured firefighter in stable condition

Kelowna fire crews responded to a blaze at Pope’sGallery of BC Art & Photography on Friday

Most Read