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Wet’suwet’en nation supporters brandish signs on Kelowna pedestrian bridge

The protestors took up the overpass bridge near Parkinson Recreation Centre Saturday
A protest in support of the Wet’suwet’en nation showed their signs on the Kelowna pedestrian bridge over Highway 97 on Feb. 15. (Contributed)

Voices from Kelowna continue to be heard in support of the Wet’suwet’en nation.

On Saturday afternoon, Wet’suwet’en supporters and protesters of the ongoing Coastal GasLink project in northern B.C. brandished their signs along the overpass bridge in Kelowna near Parkinson Recreation Centre.

Rallies and protests against the Coastal GasLink are being held across the province, with numerous supporters already having gathered in Kelowna and the Okanagan.

READ MORE: Wet’suwet’en Nation supporters swarm downtown Kelowna in protest of pipeline

Signs that read “No tar sands” and “no pipelines” were visible from drivers on Harvey Avenue throughout the afternoon.

The Coastal GasLink pipeline protests have blocked numerous Canadian rail links after RCMP enforced an injunction against Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and their supporters.

READ MORE: Canada doesn’t tell police what to do, Trudeau says of rail blockades

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