That’s because the RCMP have been blocking and corralling journalists from freely covering the demonstrations. But according to court precedent and the RCMP’s own guidelines, journalists do have the right to be present even when there is a court injunction.
So why does it keep happening? And why is it always Canada’s independent media at the forefront of this fight?
Reporter Cherise Seucharan finds out.
Read a transcript of Capital Daily editor Jimmy Thomson’s full encounter with a pair of RCMP officers.
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