RCMP have agreed to move away from barricaded area in Wet’suwet’en territory: Blair

RCMP in British Columbia have offered to move away from a barricaded area and withdraw from Wet’suwet’en territory, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair said Thursday.

Speaking to reporters in Ottawa, Blair described the move as a sound decision. He said RCMP would remain in the nearby town of Houston.

While the RCMP has made the offer to the hereditary chiefs in a letter, it’s unclear what the exact next steps will be amid the ongoing blockades.

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