Indigenous protest closes bridge

Indigenous protest closes bridge

Some 40 protesters, part of a nationwide protest movement showing solidarity with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs opposed to a natural gas pipeline in British Columbia, blocked the southbound lane leading to the international bridge on the Canadian side, quickly leading to a backup on Highway 401

Thousand Islands Bridge reopens after Indigenous protest blocks access

An Indigenous protest prompted Ontario Provincial Police to shut off access to the Thousand Islands Bridge for more than three hours on Family Day. About 40 protesters, part of a nationwide movement showing solidarity with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs opposed to a natural gas pipeline in British Columbia, blocked the southbound lane leading to the international bridge on the Canadian side, quickly leading to a traffic backup on Highway 401, said OPP Sgt.

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