Police arrested 18 people Friday as they continued to enforce an injunction against blockades set up to prevent old-growth logging on southern Vancouver Island.
A total of 158 people have now been arrested since RCMP began enforcing a British Columbia court injunction around old-growth logging on Vancouver Island.
Teal-Jones Group holds a valid and legal licence to harvest timber in the Fairy Creek watershed, and the company argues that activists are putting hundreds of jobs at risk.
More than 130 people have been arrested so far at blockades aimed at preventing old-growth logging in the Fairy Creek watershed on Southern Vancouver Island.
Police say 55 people were arrested Tuesday as they enforced a court injunction ordering the removal of blockades aimed at preventing old-growth logging on Vancouver Island.