#Wetsuwetenstrong Trending as Tens of Thousands Take to the Streets

CN Rail cars in Thunder Bay
CN Rail cars in Thunder Bay

Across the country, this weekend, supporters of the Wet’suwet’en land protectors have risen up in peaceful protest.

In Ottawa, thousands gathered, marching in the streets, and on the Rideau Canal before heading to Parliament Hill.

Rail lines remain blocked in Ontario and CN has shut down service in Eastern Canada.

The Prime Minister cut short his global trip, returning to Ottawa to meet with his top advisors.

It had to happen, perhaps a little funny but how many times has this scene from “The Bunker” made it into a political crisis video?

Timmins James Bay MP Charlie Angus was planning to stay home and fight off a cold. Instead the New Democrat MP was out with the Wet’suwet’en supporters. While many are feeling that the moves by the Trudeau Government on reconciliation are dead, Angus says it is not.

In Toronto, a thousand people marched in the streets.

Perhaps the voices of the thousands is making the words they are saying all the way to the federal Liberal cabinet.

Following his meeting with his Incident Team, Here are the Prime Minister’s comments and the response from Wet’suwet’en front line land protectors:

Minister Carolyn Bennett Tweeted: