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Turnout at the youth strike for climate change at the B.C. Legislature in May. (Black Press file photo)
Turnout at the youth strike for climate change at the B.C. Legislature in May. (Black Press file photo)
Hundreds of students marched at the BC Legislature for the WE Walk for Water campaign (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Hundreds of Victoria students march for water accessibility

The second We Walk for Water campaign took place at the B.C. Legislature

Hundreds of students marched at the BC Legislature for the WE Walk for Water campaign (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Students gathered at the B.C. legislature for a Friday afternoon “climate strike,” March 15, 2019. Plastic orcas are a regular feature of anti-pipeline protests there. (Keri Coles/Black Press Media)

Victoria Youth head to B.C. Legislature for climate strike

Thousands of students are anticipated for the Friday morning protest

Students gathered at the B.C. legislature for a Friday afternoon “climate strike,” March 15, 2019. Plastic orcas are a regular feature of anti-pipeline protests there. (Keri Coles/Black Press Media)
People gathered at the BC Legislature for the Global Day for Climate Action. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Demonstrators hit lawn of B.C. Legislature for Global Day of Climate Action

People gathered to demand enviornmental action and celebrate the halt of the Trans Mountain Pipeline

People gathered at the BC Legislature for the Global Day for Climate Action. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
At least three protesters are on board the Orca Chief ship at Point Hope Shipyard in direct action against fish-farms. (Nicole Crescenzi/Victoria News)

Fish farm protester on Vancouver Island tapes herself to ship

Marine Harvest’s Orca Chief was taken over by protesters at Point Hope Shipyard in Victoria

At least three protesters are on board the Orca Chief ship at Point Hope Shipyard in direct action against fish-farms. (Nicole Crescenzi/Victoria News)
Samantha Matthews (left) taped herself to the mast of the Orca Chief vessel at Point Hope Shipyard Wednesday morning in protest of fish farming. Here, a member of the Victoria Fire Department helps to get her down. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

UPDATE: Six protestors arrested after boarding a Marine Harvest ship in Victoria

One woman taped herself to the mast in opposition of fish farms in B.C.

Samantha Matthews (left) taped herself to the mast of the Orca Chief vessel at Point Hope Shipyard Wednesday morning in protest of fish farming. Here, a member of the Victoria Fire Department helps to get her down. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Phoebe Ramsay (left), Samantha, and Lucy Gunn supported the removal of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue from the front steps of Victoria’s City Hall. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

PHOTOS: Hundreds gather at Victoria City Hall after removal of Sir John A. Macdonald Statue

People rallied in support and in protest of the removal, carrying signs and chanting

Phoebe Ramsay (left), Samantha, and Lucy Gunn supported the removal of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue from the front steps of Victoria’s City Hall. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
A protest is scheduled for Thursday night against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline. Organizers are working in support of Dogwood B.C., which organized a similar protest in Vancouver on May 29. Here, a protester holds a photo of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and a representation of the globe covered in oil during that Vancouver protest against. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Massive pipeline protest march scheduled for Thursday night in Victoria

More than 400 have signed up, raucous rally will wind up in Centennial Square

A protest is scheduled for Thursday night against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline. Organizers are working in support of Dogwood B.C., which organized a similar protest in Vancouver on May 29. Here, a protester holds a photo of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and a representation of the globe covered in oil during that Vancouver protest against. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Kinder Morgan pipeline protesters and passersby listen to a speech outside the Canada Revenue Agency office entrance on Johnson Street near Vancouver Street Monday morning. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Pipeline project protesters stage morning event outside CRA office

Intersection is also busy with ongoing construction activity, caution advised for drivers

Kinder Morgan pipeline protesters and passersby listen to a speech outside the Canada Revenue Agency office entrance on Johnson Street near Vancouver Street Monday morning. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
SOGI is a set of resources to support the B.C. and Alberta curriculum in teaching students about diversity in age-appropriate ways. It aims to help educators make schools inclusive and safe for students of all sexual orientations and gender identities. (File photo)

Greater Victoria Teachers’ Association joins counter-protest

GVTA released statement of support for LGBTQ in response to upcoming protest

SOGI is a set of resources to support the B.C. and Alberta curriculum in teaching students about diversity in age-appropriate ways. It aims to help educators make schools inclusive and safe for students of all sexual orientations and gender identities. (File photo)
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