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04 Sep 2020 | 01:03 PM UTC

Canada: Demonstration scheduled in Vancouver for September 4

Canada News Alert

Demonstration scheduled in Vancouver for September 4; avoid any large gatherings as a precaution

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/4/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/5/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Vancouver). COUNTRY/REGION Vancouver

Event

An activist group has called for an anti-racism demonstration in Vancouver on Saturday, August 29, in solidarity with Jacob Blake, an unarmed African-American man who was shot by police and left seriously injured in Kenosha, United States, on August 3. The demonstration is scheduled to commence at 16:00 (local time) at Jack Poole Plaza and is anticipated to be well attended.

The demonstration is expected to remain peaceful, but a heightened police presence and localized disruptions are likely in the vicinity of the gathering.

Advice

Those in Vancouver are advised to avoid all protests as a precaution, monitor the situation, and heed all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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