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18 Oct 2019 | 07:59 AM UTC

Canada: Environmental protest in Edmonton October 18

Canada News Alert

Environmental activists to hold protest in Edmonton (Alberta) on October 18; heightened security expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/18/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/20/2019, 11:59 PM (Canada/Pacific). COUNTRY/REGION Edmonton

Event

Environment activists have scheduled a protest in Edmonton (Alberta) on Friday, October 18, to draw attention to climate change. The event is part of the global climate strike movement "Fridays for Future," and activist Greta Thunberg will be in attendance. Participants will gather at Beaver Hills House Park at 11:00 (local time) and will later proceed to the Alberta Legislature by 12:00.

A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the protest and along the march route.  

Advice

Individuals in Edmonton are advised to monitor the situation and developments, avoid all protests as a precaution, and expect transportation delays.

 

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