Wet'suwet'en Nation sympathizers occupy Attorney General David Eby's constituency office

It comes on the same day that video was released of an RCMP officer pointing a rifle at unarmed Indigenous land defenders

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      Today, the official legal adviser to cabinet is being told to "frack off" by activists.

      A large group of activists who support Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs showed up at Attorney General David Eby's constituency office on West Broadway in Vancouver.

      They chanted slogans and have refused to leave until they get a meeting with him.

      It's the latest in a series of actions objecting to the RCMP's enforcement of a civil injunction on unceded traditional Wet'suwet'en territory.

      The court order was obtained by Coastal GasLink Pipeline Ltd. so it can complete its 670-kilometre project from northeastern B.C. to deliver fracked natural gas to an LNG Canada plant in Kitimat.

      Freelance visual journalist Jesse Winter has also been tweeting from Eby's office.

      The office occupation comes on the same day that the Gidimt'en Checkpoint tweeted disturbing images of an RCMP raid on February 7.

      Two of those arrested, Tlingit member Anne Spice and Gitxsan member Denzel Sutherland-Wilson, were standing in a tower at this checkpoint when the video was taken.

      Heavily armed police are seen on the snow-covered ground as Spice is heard shouting at the officers that they are unarmed.

      Sutherland-Wilson then pleads to one of the officers to stop pointing a gun at him, saying there is no need to do this.

      "I have nothing, Please take down your weapon. I'm asking you," Sutherland-Wilson screams.

      The officer keeps his rifle targeted on him.

      "Media, can you please get footage of them pointing their gun at me," Sutherland-Wilson shouts.

      The pair were later taken away in custody.


      The demonstrators left Eby's constituency office late in the afternoon. There were no arrests.