rallied outside the Canadian Parliament on Monday, October 24.The protesters oppose proposals from Kinder Morgan, a Texas-based oil and gas company, to expand the Trans-Mountain Pipeline System, which carries crude oil extracted from tar sands in Alberta to British Columbia. Dozens of people were arrested during the relatively peaceful protest, reported CBC
. Detained protesters said they trespassed intentionally to bring attention to the issue.
Police said those who crossed a security barrier in front of the Parliament building were detained and ticketed but not arrested. Local reports
estimated around 100 people were detained. Credit: Instagram/mkehudema">