TransLink seeking injunction to block protesters from all facilities, services

Amid a surge of protests and blockades, some in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and others focused on climate change, TransLink has applied for an injunction to keep demonstrators off its property.

The transit agency says it respects people’s right to protest peacefully, but that it filed legal paperwork Wednesday seeking to keep protesters from any of its facilities as a matter of safety.

“We have taken the step of requesting an injunction for all properties to ensure the hundreds of thousands of people who rely on the Expo and Millennium Lines, Canada Line, SeaBus and other TransLink facilities every day can get to their destinations safely,” said the agency in a media release.

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