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Akwesasne anti-fracking protest briefly closes Seaway International Bridge

By Norman Provencher, Ottawa Citizen, November 9, 2013

Protesters on the Seaway International Bridge at Akwesasne, Mohawk territory, Nov 9, 2013.

Protesters on the Seaway International Bridge at Akwesasne, Mohawk territory, Nov 9, 2013.

OTTAWA — The Seaway International Bridge between Cornwall and the U.S. was closed for about an hour Saturday as First Nations protesters stage an “information march” in opposition to hydraulic fracking gas extraction processes.

The bridge was closed at about noon as about 50 protesters from the Akwesasne First Nation and others walked along the span handing out information flyers. Read the rest of this entry