RCMP descended upon a Trans Mountain pipeline demonstration on Monday morning (Oct. 31) and arrested three protesters.
The activists were arrested for criminal contempt of court and released to appear in court at a later date, according to an RCMP press release.
The volunteer organization, Protect the Planet, set up tents along the Brunette Fraser Regional Greenway off the 8700-block of Government Street last week, adjacent to the pipeline construction site.
The group said it wants to keep watch over the construction activities, particularly those close to salmon-bearing Stoney Creek.
The three people arrested were Khursten Bullock, 35, Lorne Salter, 76, and Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta, 81, according to a press release from Protect the Planet.
It has set up a second camp outside the injunction zone since the arrests.
The Brunette Fraser Regional Greenway-Burnaby Mountain Urban Trail will be temporarily closed to traffic, with a detour, until at least spring 2023.