Canada Trans Mountain seeks tougher injunction to stop protests

17:35  01 june  2018
17:35  01 june  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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She said this defies the spirit of a court injunction and that's why police should give protesters a "brief opportunity" to comply instead of 10 minutes. Justice Affleck questioned the use of the phrase "any" Trans Mountain site in the proposed changes.

Trans Mountain lawyer Maureen Killoran told Affleck that protesters have used a “workaround” to flout the injunction , which applied to the Burnaby Terminal and the Westridge Marine Terminal. READ MORE: Anti-pipeline protest planned for Friday morning to stop work at Burnaby site.

a group of people looking at a phone: A Burnaby RCMP officer reads a court injunction to a group of protesters who have zap-strapped themselves to a gate at Kinder Morgan's Burnaby terminal.© Rafferty Baker/CBC A Burnaby RCMP officer reads a court injunction to a group of protesters who have zap-strapped themselves to a gate at Kinder Morgan's Burnaby terminal.

Lawyers for Trans Mountain will be back in court Friday to ask a British Columbia judge to amend an injunction order limiting people from protesting within five metres of two work sites in Burnaby.

B.C. Supreme Court Justice Kenneth Affleck granted the original order in March, when he turned down a request for a 50-metre exclusion zone at the Burnaby Terminal and the Westridge Marine Terminal.

a group of people holding a sign: A man holds a sign behind RCMP officers watching protesters outside an entrance to Kinder Morgan's property in Burnaby, B.C.© Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press A man holds a sign behind RCMP officers watching protesters outside an entrance to Kinder Morgan's property in Burnaby, B.C.

Trans Mountain says in its notice of civil claim that protesters have changed their tactics to maximize disruption at the construction sites and to avoid arrest for breaching the injunction order.

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CBC British ColumbiaVarmennettu tili @cbcnewsbc. Trans Mountain seeks tougher injunction to stop protests https This is happening in the #US! Can't someone seek a #court # injunction ? #KinderMorgan is asking the BC Supreme Court for an # injunction to block #TransMountain protests .

VANCOUVER — Social media posts suggest anti-pipeline activists are determined to continue blockades at two terminals in Burnaby, B.C., as they cause more irreparable harm to the Trans Mountain project, says a lawyer seeking a permanent injunction against the protests .

The notice says shortly before a 10-minute warning of arrest issued to protesters by RCMP expires, all or most of the blockade participants leave, only to be replaced by a second group to which police also read the injunction order, before a third group arrives and repeats the process.

a group of people standing next to an umbrella: Burnaby RCMP officers arrested seven protesters on April 28, 2018 at a Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain work site in Burnaby.© Doug Kerr/CBC Burnaby RCMP officers arrested seven protesters on April 28, 2018 at a Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain work site in Burnaby.

According to pipeline protester David Mivasair, Kinder Morgan's application to amend the original injunction seeks to allow police to arrest protesters without a 10-minute wait.

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