Lambert is no stranger to being in the spotlight. She is the former president of the B.C. Teachers’ Federation and has faced large throngs of media, as well as tense standoffs with provincial governments.
She’s fierce, to be sure, but I can imagine what an overwhelming and emotional experience Saturday must have been for her.
Order of Canada recipient Jean Swanson, 75, was arrested today at the gates of Kinder Morgan’s Burnaby Mountain tank farm alongside 7 others, including former head of the BC Teachers Federation Susan Lambert. Despite facing potential jail time, Protectors condemn Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s $4.5 billion buyout of the existing Trans Mountain pipeline.