Protesters rallied in communities around Vancouver Island on March 19, calling for the provincial government to to put a moratorium on old growth forest logging.
Demonstrators stood in solidarity with Fairy Creek blockaders near Port Renfrew who could face an injunction, pending a BC Supreme Court decision on March 26.
Photos by Kevin Forsyth in Courtenay:
The blockaders have been keeping logging company, Teal Jones Group, from building roads and logging in the Fairy Creek watershed since the fall.
There is a “Last Stand Mobilization” rally and march planned at the BC Legislative Assembly for March 27.