Date: Wednesday, November 24th, 2021

File: 21-45942

 Victoria, BC – We will be deploying temporary CCTV cameras in support of our operations to ensure public safety during planned protests today. Traffic disruptions are anticipated.

Events are planned for this afternoon at the B.C. Legislature and downtown Victoria areas. VicPD officers will be working to ensure that everyone’s right to safe, peaceful and lawful protest are protected. Traffic disruptions are anticipated after 3 p.m. today and may continue into the evening. For the most recent updates on traffic disruptions, please visit our VicPD Twitter account #yyjtraffic posts.

We are deploying these temporarily placed, monitored cameras in public spaces in accordance with B.C. and national privacy legislation. The cameras will be taken down a short time after the event. Temporary signs will also be posted to ensure that those in the area are aware.

If you have questions or concerns about our temporary CCTV camera deployment, please email: [email protected].