Picketing begins outside B.C. government ministries in support of Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs

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      Indigenous and environmental activists are hoping that B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union members join them in "breaking adherence with the colonial state".

      Supporters of Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs have set up picket lines outside B.C. government offices in Victoria.

      They're carrying signs expressing support for Indigenous rights and opposition to the Coastal GasLink pipeline, which is being built across unceded traditional Wet'suwet'en territory.

      It's the latest action in a rebellion that began when RCMP started enforcing a B.C. Supreme Court injunction against Wet'suwet'en people and their invited guests along the Morice West Forest Service Road.

      Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth has warned that there will be consequences for those who "engage in activities that cross lines of what is the norm in our society".

      The picket lines are expected to remain up until noon today.