Halifax protest highlights aboriginal issues – The Vanguard

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 2019141 Views

March temporarily closes Macdonald Bridge

About 100 people drummed, chanted and sang their way across the Macdonald Bridge in Halifax to highlight environmental and social issues affecting the aboriginal community.

The protesters started their march at the Dartmouth bus depot on a frigid Saturday and crossed the bridge, which was closed to traffic for about 45 minutes.

Accompanied by a Halifax Regional Police escort, the group made their way down Gottingen Street to the Bus Stop Theatre where speakers addressed issues such as the controversial Alton Gas project, the Wet’suwet’en First Nation pipeline protest in northwestern British Columbia and violence against aboriginal women.

Read More: https://www.thevanguard.ca/news/local/halifax-protest-highlights-aboriginal-issues-281181/

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