BC Hydro, protesters to appear in Supreme Court later this month

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The Rocky Mountain Fort Protesters will be facing the province’s power utility in BC Supreme Court on the morning of Feb. 22, 2016.According to court documents, BC Hydro seeks an injunction to keep protesters and other parties away from the site of construction.The documents also state that ‘the Courts have held that conduct in the nature of the Defendants Blockading Activities is unacceptable in a democratic society governed by the rule of law’ — and states that injunctions are typically enforced as an appropriate response to such conduct.- Advertisement -Furthermore, protests are being planned in Prince George on the same day in response to this hearing, and the arrival of Site C job fairs to the city.BC Hydro filed a notice of civil claim against the protesters on Jan. 19, after claims from Hydro that the protesters were intentionally prevented work — specifically clearing work — from getting done.last_img