A complete of 158 folks have now been arrested since RCMP started implementing a British Columbia court docket injunction ordering the elimination of blockades geared toward stopping old-growth logging on southwestern Vancouver Island.
The Mounties say seven folks have been arrested Wednesday for breaching the injunction after officers discovered a big group blocking each instructions of a forestry street within the Braden Creek space close to Port Renfrew.
The injunction is to permit employees with the Teal-Jones Group to renew logging in that space and within the Fairy Creek watershed to the south.
Activists say little or no of the perfect old-growth forest stays in B.C.
They are saying Fairy Creek is the final unprotected, intact old-growth valley on southern Vancouver Island.
Teal-Jones has mentioned it plans to reap about 20 hectares on the north ridge of the 1,200-hectare watershed out of 200 obtainable for harvest.
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