Justin Trudeau tells Canada protesters: 'The barricades need to come down'

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PM demands end to ‘untenable and unacceptable’ rail blockades erected in support of Indigenous activists fighting gas pipeline Justin Trudeau has demanded that protesters lift railway blockades that have been erected across Canada in support of Indigenous activists who are fighting a natural gas pipeline. “The situation as it currently stands is unacceptable and untenable,” the prime minister said on Friday afternoon. “Canadians have been patient. Our government has been patient. But it has been two weeks, and the barricades need to come down now.” Continue reading... …

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