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Protesters vow to shutdown Vancouver's Cambie Street Bridge Saturday

Last Updated Aug 20, 2021 at 12:47 pm PDT

Demonstrators who shut down the Cambie bridge in March are vowing to do it again this weekend. (Courtesy Twitter/XRVancouverBC)
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Demonstrators are planning to close down two major routes in Vancouver Saturday

The closures would heavily impact traffic to and from Downtown Vancouver

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Plan ahead if you are travelling to or from downtown Vancouver Saturday.

Protestors say they will be blocking the Georgia Viaduct and the Cambie Street Bridge starting at 11 a.m. which could lead to major traffic delays.

Extinction Rebellion is protesting old growth logging in the Fairy Creek watershed on Vancouver Island and elsewhere in the province.

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B.C.’s premier announced old growth logging in the Fairy Creek watershed and central Walbran area will not take place for at least two years but protesters have remained in that area.

The group has set up demonstrations several times in the city, leading to long delays and arrests by police.

 

Extinction Rebellion says demonstrators will be blocking traffic until they’re forced to move along.

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