"Protest successful," reads the cutline. Salmon Arm protesters gathered to send a message to the federal government, which was cutting funding to Crown corporation Via Rail, on December 13, 1989. Image from the Salmon Arm Observer collection, the Archives at R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum.

Shuswap history in pictures: Salmon Arm protesters send message to Ottawa

Salmon Arm protesters gather to send a message to the federal government, which was cutting funding to Crown corporation Via Rail, on December 13, 1989. Image from the Salmon Arm Observer collection, the Archives at R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum.

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