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Wet’suwet’en protest rally to hit Portage and Main Thursday afternoon - Winnipeg

Wet’suwet’en protest rally to hit Portage and Main Thursday afternoon – Winnipeg

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Winnipeg’s iconic Portage and Main intersection is likely to be blocked Thursday afternoon by a protest in support of Indigenous pipeline resistance in British Columbia.

The Wet’suwet’en Solidarity Rally, Round Dance and Art Build is planned for 4 p.m. at Portage and Main.

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The event is one of many solidarity rallies across Canada and beyond over the past week in opposition to the controversial construction of a natural gas pipeline over Indigenous lands.

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