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07 Nov 2020 | 09:04 AM UTC

Canada: Demonstration scheduled in Montreal for November 7

Canada News Alert

Demonstration scheduled in Montreal for November 7; avoid any large gatherings as a precaution

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/7/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/8/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Toronto). COUNTRY/REGION Montréal

Event

An activist group has called for a demonstration in Montreal on Saturday, November 7, to demand further investigations into the fatal shooting of a black man, Sheffield Matthews, by the police on October 29. The demonstration is scheduled to start at 14:00 (local time) at Trenholme Park 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 Montreal are advised to avoid all protests as a precaution, monitor the situation, and heed all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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