Manitobans demonstrate in solidarity with N.B. First Nation

Manitobans protested in solidarity with New Brunswick First Nations groups.
Manitobans protest in solidarity with New Brunswick First Nation. (Jillian Taylor/CBC)

Manitobans protested in solidarity with New Brunswick First Nations groups. 

A group from the Pinaymootang First Nation held a peaceful demonstration on Highway 6. Organizers say they stand in solidarity with the anti-fracking protesters at Elsipogtog in New Brunswick.

Cheyanne Gould stood on the side of the road, holding signs to raise awareness.

"If I can just change one persons mind about anti-fracking, or they can pass the message on to others, then I think we accomplished our goal for today."

Gould said there is no plan to block the highway.

Protesters were planning to stay on the Fairford Dam bridge from 2-5 p.m CT.


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