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Police officers make an arrest during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2020. Protesters blocked railways and ports and held demonstrations across the country in support of the Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation, an indigenous community whose hereditary chiefs oppose construction of British Columbia\u0027s Coastal GasLink pipeline project on their lands. 

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Police officers make an arrest during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2020. Protesters blocked railways and ports and held demonstrations across the country in support of the Wet'suwet'en Nation, an indigenous community whose hereditary chiefs oppose construction of British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline project on their lands. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
Police officers make an arrest during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Police officers make an arrest during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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Police stand guard during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Police stand guard during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
Police officers make an arrest during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Police officers make an arrest during a raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
CN employees test the train signals after a police raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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CN employees test the train signals after a police raid on a Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
People stand next to a pile of tires on fire near to a second smaller encampment during a raid on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory main camp in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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People stand next to a pile of tires on fire near to a second smaller encampment during a raid on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory main camp in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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Protestors rally in support of Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable
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Protestors rally in support of Wet'suwet'en in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable

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Protestors rally in support of Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable
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Protestors rally in support of Wet'suwet'en in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable

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Supporters of the indigenous Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation\u0027s hereditary chiefs block the CN rail lines near Glen Dr. and Venables as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada February 23, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs block the CN rail lines near Glen Dr. and Venables as part of protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada February 23, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
Counter-demonstrator Chandra Datta protests near the railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, against the ongoing CN Railway train stoppages caused by demonstrations from First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, February 22, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Counter-demonstrator Chandra Datta protests near the railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, against the ongoing CN Railway train stoppages caused by demonstrations from First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, February 22, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
Supporters of the indigenous Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation\u0027s hereditary leaders participate in an indigenous-led round dance at a rally outside city hall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada February 22, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary leaders participate in an indigenous-led round dance at a rally outside city hall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada February 22, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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Two women deliver supplies to First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory as they maintain a camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 22, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Two women deliver supplies to First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory as they maintain a camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 22, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

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Car headlights mark the First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory who are maintaining a camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 22, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Car headlights mark the First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory who are maintaining a camp next to a railway crossing in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 22, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
Howilhkat, Unist\u0027ot\u0027en Spokesperson (Freda Huson) looks on as First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory and Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation speak at a news conference at the Mohawk Community Centre in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Howilhkat, Unist'ot'en Spokesperson (Freda Huson) looks on as First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory and Wet'suwet'en Nation speak at a news conference at the Mohawk Community Centre in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

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Supporters of the indigenous Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation\u0027s hereditary chiefs leave a railway blockade in St Lambert, Quebec, February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs leave a railway blockade in St Lambert, Quebec, February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

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Demonstrators block a train track during a protest in support of the indigenous Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation\u0027s hereditary chiefs in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada February 21, 2020. REUTERS/John Morris
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Demonstrators block a train track during a protest in support of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada February 21, 2020. REUTERS/John Morris

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Melissa Habert setups a flag by a train track during a protest in support of the indigenous Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation\u0027s hereditary chiefs in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada February 21, 2020. REUTERS/John Morris
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Melissa Habert setups a flag by a train track during a protest in support of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada February 21, 2020. REUTERS/John Morris

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
Locals come to look at the supporters of the indigenous Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation\u0027s Hereditary chiefs as they maintain a railway blockade in St Lambert, Quebec, Canada February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
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Locals come to look at the supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's Hereditary chiefs as they maintain a railway blockade in St Lambert, Quebec, Canada February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

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Supporters of the indigenous Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation\u0027s hereditary chiefs maintain a railway blockade in St Lambert, Quebec, Canada February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs maintain a railway blockade in St Lambert, Quebec, Canada February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
Hereditary chiefs of the indigenous Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation, who are trying to halt construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, are welcomed with a ceremonial greeting by Tyendinaga Mohawk members in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Hereditary chiefs of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation, who are trying to halt construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, are welcomed with a ceremonial greeting by Tyendinaga Mohawk members in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
A counter protester removes pieces of the blockade as supporters of the indigenous Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation\u0027s hereditary chiefs camp at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada February 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Codie McLachlan
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A counter protester removes pieces of the blockade as supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs camp at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
Counter protesters remove pieces of the blockade as supporters of the indigenous Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation\u0027s hereditary chiefs camp at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan
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Counter protesters remove pieces of the blockade as supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs camp at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan

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A counter protester argues with a protester at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan
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A counter protester argues with a protester at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan

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Supporters of the indigenous Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation\u0027s hereditary chiefs camp at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation's hereditary chiefs camp at a railway blockade in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
A Canadian flag hangs upside down at a railway blockade as part of protests against British Columbia\u0027s Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan
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A Canadian flag hangs upside down at a railway blockade as part of protests against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Codie McLachlan

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
Supporters of the indigenous Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation occupy railway tracks as part of a protest against British Columbia\u0027s Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada February 15, 2020. 

REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation occupy railway tracks as part of a protest against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada February 15, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
Protestors are seen at the site of a rail stoppage on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada, February 16, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Protestors are seen at the site of a rail stoppage on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada, February 16, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
A table and chairs are placed on the railway crossing next to the Tyendinaga Mohawk camp prior to the meeting with Canada\u0027s Indigenous Service Minister Marc Miller in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 15, 2020. The table and chairs were later moved off the tracks for the meeting. Christi Belcourt/via REUTERS
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A table and chairs are placed on the railway crossing next to the Tyendinaga Mohawk camp prior to the meeting with Canada's Indigenous Service Minister Marc Miller in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 15, 2020. The table and chairs were later moved off the tracks for the meeting. Christi Belcourt/via REUTERS

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
A supporter of the indigenous Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation, carrying a Mohawk Warrior flag, leads a march against British Columbia\u0027s Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Toronto, Canada February 17, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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A supporter of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation, carrying a Mohawk Warrior flag, leads a march against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Toronto, Canada February 17, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
Supporters of the indigenous Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation march as part of a protest against British Columbia\u0027s Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada February 17, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation march as part of a protest against British Columbia's Coastal GasLink pipeline, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada February 17, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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Supporters of the indigenous Wet\u0027suwet\u0027en Nation occupy railway tracks in Toronto, Ontario, Canada February 15, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Supporters of the indigenous Wet'suwet'en Nation occupy railway tracks in Toronto, Ontario, Canada February 15, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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Protesters stand outside the Business Development Bank of Canada at 1515 Douglas Street in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada February 14, 2020. REUTERS/ Kevin Light
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Protesters stand outside the Business Development Bank of Canada at 1515 Douglas Street in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada February 14, 2020. REUTERS/ Kevin Light

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Protesters stand outside the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada February 14, 2020. REUTERS/ Kevin Light
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Protesters stand outside the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada February 14, 2020. REUTERS/ Kevin Light

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A Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) freight train remains halted while First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory continue to block train tracks 2 km away in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 14, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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A Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) freight train remains halted while First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory continue to block train tracks 2 km away in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 14, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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Protesters stand outside the Business Development Bank of Canada at 1515 Douglas Street in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada February 14, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Light
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Protesters stand outside the Business Development Bank of Canada at 1515 Douglas Street in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada February 14, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Light

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
A man who identified himself as Nick argues with protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline outside of MLA David Eby\u0027s constituency office, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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A man who identified himself as Nick argues with protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline outside of MLA David Eby's constituency office, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
Protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline block the eastbound tracks on the CP rail bridge in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline block the eastbound tracks on the CP rail bridge in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

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A "Stop Colonization" sign is taped to a camper as First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory block train tracks servicing Via Rail in Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
Protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline wave to traffic on the Mary Hill Bypass, as they block the eastbound tracks on the CP rail bridge in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline wave to traffic on the Mary Hill Bypass, as they block the eastbound tracks on the CP rail bridge in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
Protester Herb Varley takes a seat while staffer Natalie Knight leaves, as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline take over MLA David Eby\u0027s constituency office in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Protester Herb Varley takes a seat while staffer Natalie Knight leaves, as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline take over MLA David Eby's constituency office in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
Shra\u0027tha of Yukon territory (C) plays a drum as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline occupy MLA David Eby\u0027s constituency office in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Shra'tha of Yukon territory (C) plays a drum as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline occupy MLA David Eby's constituency office in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

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Elissa Heisch (left) and C. Naran sit on the floor as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline occupy MLA David Eby\u0027s constituency office in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Elissa Heisch (left) and C. Naran sit on the floor as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline occupy MLA David Eby's constituency office in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

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Protesters block an entrance to the British Columbia legislature in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada February 11, 2020. Steve Sxwithultxw from Penelakut tribe via REUTERS
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Protesters block an entrance to the British Columbia legislature in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada February 11, 2020. Steve Sxwithultxw from Penelakut tribe via REUTERS

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
A Metro Vancouver Transit officer watches as a train passes on the westbound track as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline block the eastbound tracks on the CP rail bridge in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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A Metro Vancouver Transit officer watches as a train passes on the westbound track as protesters against the Coastal GasLink pipeline block the eastbound tracks on the CP rail bridge in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Feb 25, 2020 4:35 AM IST
First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory block train tracks servicing Via Rail in Belleville, Ontario, Canada February 8, 2020. REUTERS/Alex Filipe
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First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory block train tracks servicing Via Rail in Belleville, Ontario, Canada February 8, 2020. REUTERS/Alex Filipe

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