An RCMP officer threatened to arrest Ricochet journalist Brandi Morin, who was covering a police raid on an anti-logging protest camp on southern Vancouver Island.
How injunctions became synonymous with police-driven crackdowns on press freedom in Canada
RCMP prevented journalists, including freelance photographer Chad Hipolito on assignment for the Globe and Mail, from approaching a protest camp in the Fairy Creek old-growth forest on Vancouver Island as officers arrested protesters on Sept. 9, 2021.
RCMP officers refused to allow a CBC vehicle through a checkpoint on a road leading to a protest site near Fairy Creek, forcing the crew to make a 14-kilometre round-trip hike to access the area.
RCMP officers threatened to arrest and denied access to journalists Aleisha Langmann and Clay Nikiforuk, who were on assignment for Ricochet Media covering logging protests in Fairy Creek.
RCMP officers threatened to arrest and denied access to journalists Clay Nikiforuk and Aleisha Langmann, who were on assignment for Ricochet Media covering logging protests in Fairy Creek.
Toronto Police and City of Toronto security deny access to journalists covering Alexandra Park encampment eviction
Toronto police and City of Toronto security denied journalists access to a public park and forced them to wait outside a fenced area while police and city security guards evicted residents from a homeless encampment.
City of Toronto corporate security arrested Chris Young, a photojournalist on assignment for the Canadian Press, on July 20, 2021.
An RCMP officer falsely claimed in an affidavit that journalist Brandi Morin had lied to police while on assignment covering protests at Fairy Creek.
Photojournalist detained while covering police clearing encampments in Toronto park Trinity Bellwoods
Toronto Police detained and confiscated the equipment of photojournalist Ian Willms while he was covering the eviction of people living in an encampment in Trinity Bellwoods Park.