One person arrested at demonstration in Burnaby

Burnaby

2021-11-26 11:26 PST

File # 2021-41037

On Friday, November 26, 2021 one person was arrested in relation to ongoing demonstrations in Burnaby.

The demonstrator was in a tree-sit in an area the violates an Injunction Order preventing Trans Mountain work and access from being impeded or obstructed.

Officers who specialize in high angle rescue were brought in to help remove the demonstrator and ensure safety.

The man was safely brought to the ground around 9 a.m. He was given a court date and released on scene.

This is the ninth arrest in Burnaby since January 1, 2021 for Criminal Contempt of Court related to the Injunction Order.

Burnaby RCMP is an impartial party in demonstrations related to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

Demonstrators have a right to lawful, peaceful and safe protest and companies have a right to complete their work. Burnaby RCMP is working hard to ensure that these rights are protected and that all parties and the public are kept safe.

Burnaby RCMP has published a document with questions and answers related to the demonstrations here.

Released by

Cpl. Michael Kalanj

Media Relations Officer
Burnaby RCMP
burnaby.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)
6355 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, BC, V5G 2J2
Office: 604-646-9566
Fax: 604-646-9704

Email: burnaby_rcmp_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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