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The road block eight kilometres north of La Loche.
The road block eight kilometres north of La Loche. Photo courtesy of Facebook, Holding the line - NORTHERN TRAPPERS ALLIANCE

Northern blockade pits trappers against industry

By Chelsea Laskowski
November 24, 2014 - 3:58pm

Men who say they represent northern trappers have set up a road blockade eight kilometres north of La Loche.

Starting Saturday morning, a group of Dene people from the La Loche and Ducharme areas have blocked the gravel road with a trailer, said organizer Don Montgrand.