NIPIGON, Ont. - A protest in support of Wet’suwet’en First Nation in British Columbia is disrupting traffic on the Nipigon River Bridge.
According to a post on social media by the Ontario Provincial Police, a protest is currently taking place on the bridge. The protest is in support of the B.C. First Nation who are opposed to the Coastal GasLink Pipeline in the Kitimat territory.
One lane is open and traffic is flowing in both directions and police are asking the public to be patient and to be respectful to the protestors.
Police said the protest is expected to be over by 4 p.m.