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21 Nov 2020 | 08:28 PM UTC

Canada: Protesters clash with police in Ottawa November 21

Canada News Alert

Protesters clash with police in Ottawa on November 21 with multiple arrests made; avoid demonstrations as a precaution

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/21/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/22/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Vancouver). COUNTRY/REGION Ottawa

Event

Multiple protesters were arrested during a demonstration outside the Ottawa Police Headquarters on Saturday, November 21. The police are said to have arrested around 12 people out of the hundreds who gathered outside the building to demand change for Black and Indigenous people, with reports stating that police charged the demonstrators who then soon dispersed. The demonstration was part of an ongoing series of protests on the matter.

A heightened security presence and localized travel disruption should be anticipated in the vicinity of any demonstration. Further related demonstrations are likely to take place in Ottawa in the coming days. 

Advice

Those in Ottawa are advised to avoid all protests as a precaution, monitor the situation, and follow any directives issued by local authorities. 

 

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