Date: Sunday, April 18, 2021
File: 21-11370

Victoria, BC – Officers are anticipating traffic disruptions in downtown Victoria tomorrow during planned protests.

On Monday, April 19th, a protest is planned for the downtown area. This event will occur from approximately 9:00 a.m. and is slated to end in the early evening. Two additional protests are planned for the Legislature area throughout the day.

There may be traffic disruptions. VicPD officers will be on site to ensure everyone’s safety.

The Public Health Officer recognizes the Charter right to peaceful assembly and is not prohibiting outdoor assemblies for the purpose of communicating on a matter of public interest, provided steps are being taken to limit the risk of transmission of COVID-19. Participants and organizers are reminded of their responsibilities in planning and organizing events.

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