As Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, orders the arrest of peaceful protestors in Ottawa, he got a graphic example of what real violence looks like. On the other side of the country, approximately 20 environmental extremists, some wielding axes, attacked people working at a natural gas pipeline station in British Columbia.
The Post Millennial reports that one RCMP officer was injured in the organized assault that caused multi-million dollars worth of damage at the site.
The RCMP’s Chief Superintendent, Warren Brown, expressed concerns about the growing violence among environmental extremists:
“This is a very troubling escalation in violent criminal activity that could have resulted in serious injury or death. This was a calculated and organized violent attack that left its victims shaken and a multimillion dollar path of destruction,”
A portion of the RCMP’s statement on the attack
It was reported approximately 20 people, some armed with axes, were attacking security guards and smashing their vehicle windows. It was initially reported that some CGL employees were trapped, but all had managed to safely leave the area.
Upon police attendance at the 41 km mark, the roadway had been blocked with downed trees, tar covered stumps, wire, boards with spikes in them, and fires had been lit throughout the debris. As police worked their way through the debris and traps, several people threw smoke bombs and fire lit sticks at the police, injuring one officer.
Will Prime Minister Trudeau condemn the violence?
Meanwhile, everyone is breathlessly waiting for a tweet from Canada’s Prime Minister condemning the attack:
Meanwhile, the EU declared natural gas a green energy
Apparently, the extremists haven’t received the European Union’s memo declaring natural gas green energy. READ: EU Moves to Label Nuclear, Natural Gas Energy as ‘Green’