Protesters associated with The Line Canada protest movement plan to hold demonstrations across Canada on Saturday, October 17, and Sunday, October 18, to call for the lifting of restrictions in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Protests have been confirmed at the following locations (all times local):
- Edmonton (Alberta) - Legislature Building at 13:00 on October 17
- Saskatoon (Saskatchewan) - Kiwanis Park at 14:00 on October 17
- Toronto (Ontario) - Dundas Square at 12:00 on October 17
- Vancouver (British Columbia) - Vancouver Art Gallery at 12:00 on October 17 and 18
- Winnipeg (Manitoba) - Canadian Museum for Human Rights at 12:00 on October 17
Further protests are possible in other urban centres nationwide. Some demonstrations are likely to be well attended and may be accompanied by a heightened security presence and localized transport disruptions.
Those in Canada are advised to monitor developments, anticipate disruptions to transport, avoid large gatherings as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions by local authorities.
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