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Victoria, BC – Officers are alerting the public that traffic and other disruptions are anticipated on Friday, February 14th as additional protest actions have been announced.

Protesters have announced that they plan to blockade public buildings in Victoria on Friday. During previous protest incidents, protesters have moved without warning to blockade intersections, public roads and bridges. Officers and resources are being deployed in anticipation of these actions.

Our primary duty is public safety. Our goal is to keep everyone safe. During protest incidents officers work to continuously balance the right to safe, peaceful, lawful protest with our duty to protect the public.

We will work to keep the public informed of events during these protest incidents. To keep up to date on traffic disruptions and other events, please follow our @vicpdcanada Twitter account.