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04 Oct 2020 | 09:39 PM UTC

Canada: Protests scheduled throughout Alberta for October 4

Canada News Alert

Protests to take place throughout Alberta on October 4; anticipate disruption

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/4/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/5/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Montreal). COUNTRY/REGION Alberta

Event

Multiple events organized by indigenous rights activists are scheduled to take place throughout Alberta Province on Sunday, October 4. A series of vigils, marches, and demonstrations are being held to commemorate Sisters in Spirit Day, during which murdered and missing indigenous women, girls, and LGBTQ+ individuals are honored. The following events are scheduled to occur:

Bonnyville: Vigil - Bonnyville Canadian Native Friendship Centre at 19:00 (local time)

Grande Prairie: Vigil - Spirit Sisters Rock at 15:00

High Level: Vigil - High Level Friendship Centre at 18:00

Hinton: March - Lions Park at 18:00

Lethbridge: March - Lethbridge City Hall to Galt Gardens followed by a vigil in the gardens at 18:30

Advice

Individuals in Alberta are advised to avoid the above events as a precaution and monitor local media sources to stay apprised of any developments. 

 

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