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“12 Canadians charged with crimes during demos on climate change”

2009

Salim Jiwa in Digital Journal

“More Canadians have been charged with criminal code offences for demonstrating at the offices of Tory MPs over climate justice. Five were arrested Friday in North Vancouver and seven were arrested Nov. 30 at Jim Flaherty’s office in Whitby.”

More Canadians have been arrested and charged with criminal code offences for demonstrating to compel the Conservative government to move forward on an international agreement on climate change.

The latest arrests and criminal charges were laid against five people who had occupied the officers of Tory MP Andrew Saxton in North Vancouver on Friday.

Seven others were arrested and charged with mischief on Nov. 30 during a similar occupation of the constituency office of Finance Minister Jim Flaherty in Whitby, Ontario.

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