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07 Oct 2019 | 12:51 PM UTC

Canada: Ongoing environmental protests in Halifax October 7

Canada News Alert

Climate change activists hold protest in Halifax on October 7; security presence reported

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/7/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/9/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Montreal). COUNTRY/REGION Halifax

Event

Online sources have reported an environmental protest in Halifax as of the morning (local time) on Monday, October 7. Participants had planned on blocking the Macdonald Bridge though police forces were on the scene before the scheduled protest to close it. Protesters are now protesting in surrounding roads.

Localized transportation disruptions are to be expected, as well as a heightened security presence.  

Advice

Individuals in Halifax are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized traffic disruptions and a heightened security presence near demonstration sites, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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