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Whistler locals continue protesting against old-growth logging (PHOTOS)

It was Whistler's third local rally in as many weeks
Rainy skies didn't deter a crowd of Whistler locals from gathering in the village on Sunday, June 6 to continue calling for an end to old-growth logging in B.C. 

Carrying handmade cardboard signs and drums, demonstrators met in Whistler Olympic Plaza at noon before marching up the Village Stroll. 

Sunday's demonstration was held in solidarity with the hundreds of British Columbian and First Nations activists who've been blockading the area surrounding Fairy Creek since last August, all in an effort to stop a forestry company from logging portions of the last unprotected, intact old-growth valley on southern Vancouver Island

It was Whistler's third local protest in as many weeks, following last weekend's rally at the intersection of Highway 99 and Lorimer Road

All photos courtesy of Oisin McHugh Photography