Heavy police presence as protesters urge investors to divest from Vancouver mining company

National Observer. May 25, 2017

Before the first protesters had even arrived at the annual general meeting of Imperial Metals, RCMP cruisers were already pulling up behind the Metro Vancouver hotel where the mining company’s investors were set to convene.

That meant that within a minute or two of security guards calling police Thursday morning, several Mounties were confronting a few dozen Indigenous activists and their supporters inside a conference room at the Executive Plaza Hotel in Coquitlam…

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