May 31, 2021
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#371 What Police Are Hiding At Fairy Creek
There have been dozens of arrests at Fairy Creek... but not much footage to show for it.
Cherise Seucharan
Reporter, CANADALAND
Tristan Capacchione
Audio Editor & Technical Producer
Damilola Onime
Producer, Wag the Doug
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher

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.

This episode is supported by Hover and Dispatch Coffee.

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