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Kinder Morgan pipeline protesters on Burnaby Mountain now 'arrestable', say police

11/19/2014 11:16 EST | Updated 01/19/2015 05:59 EST
Police have told pipeline protesters camped out on Burnaby Mountain they are now 'arrestable' for continuing to defy a court order to remove their camp.

On Wednesday morning two officers arrived at the camp to speak to the protesters around 8 a.m. PT, but they did not arrest anyone or say when any arrests might take place.

Last Friday a B.C. judge gave the protesters until Monday afternoon to take down their camp and make way for Kinder Morgan crews to continue their survey work in the Burnaby Mountain conservation area.

Kinder Morgan is proposing to reroute its Trans Mountain pipeline under the mountain as part of its proposed expansion of the oil pipeline.

But they protesters defied the court order and staged a rally instead, with many vowing to stay and block the worksite until they are arrested.

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