As experts point out, the police's conduct of indigenous demonstrators differs dramatically from that of white protesters.
Each case is evaluated by the RCMP, which then responds appropriately.
Criminal justice experts believe the police's nonchalant treatment of those opposing required vaccines, many of whom are white, is in stark contrast to how they treat Indigenous and Black protestors.
Many white demonstrators blocked access to health-care institutions and verbally abused health-care personnel in British Columbia last week. The police presence was limited, and only one person was arrested during the event.
Protesters with ties to white nationalist groups chanted and threw dirt at Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau a few days later. An arrest was made on Saturday for assault with a weapon against a former leader of a local Peoples Party of Canada riding association.
It was xw aa who declared, "There is no accountability." Kate George-Jim, a T'Sou-ke woman, is featured in this episode.
In Fairy Creek, where 890 people have been detained, the RCMP has been claimed to have tackled, pulled, pepper blasted, and torn clothing of individuals protesting the logging, according to reports.
Many of the demonstrators are Native Americans.
"Unlawful" actions were just declared by a judge.
It would have been nice if people were more aware of the privilege and racial supremacy that Canada exhibits on a daily basis, xw is xw aa said.
When confronted with threats or risks, the RCMP, according to a statement, "responds appropriately to each circumstance."
These people have declared that if there is any illegal behavior or criminal act performed, they will examine it and "may lay charges."
Concerning reports of police aggression at Fairy Creek, B.C. RCMP media relations officer Janelle Shoihet stated citizens can make public complaints to the RCMP's Civilian Review and Complaints Commission.
Communities of color may not have the option of xw is xw aa.
As she put it: "We're not believed and the process is stressful, having to bring this violence and trauma of abuse to the system or the institution that inflicted this harm," she said.
There are two types of police.
If the anti-vaccine demonstrators had been Indigenous or Black, says Jeffrey Monaghan, the police would have interfered with force and made arrests.
As a result of the violence perpetrated by many of these [anti-vaccine] individuals, the government treats them like any other public menace.
He argues there are two types of public order policing: proactive and reactive. This needs a lot of monitoring and meticulous planning.
What you are seeing in Fairy Creek now is a result of police preparations for activities in Wet'suwet'en territory, he added.
A lot of attention and surveillance is paid in advance to indigenous movements in particular, which leads to considerably more oppressive, well-managed and closely monitored policing.
Secondly, there is what he refers to as reactive law enforcement.
To pass through anti-vaxxers' protests, cops are just constructing basic lines.
It's possible, says Irina Ceric, professor of criminology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in British Columbia, that the police view one group as a threat, while the other group is seen as relatable.
Anti-vaccine and anti-mask marches, she said, "seem to have a certain amount of affinity" with the authorities.
Now, she says, "it's really impossible to claim that there isn't systemic racism in the police forces across Canada".