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Canada Day prompted a major police presence in Ottawa to prevent a repeat of the convoy blockade from February, as thousands gathered for the first time in two years.

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Canada Day celebrations were held in Ottawa on Friday. Amid festivities, protests ranging from Indigenous rights to anti-vaccinations broke out in Toronto and Ottawa , leading to four arrests in the nation's capital. Read more:

Canada Day prompted a major police presence in Ottawa to prevent a repeat of the convoy blockade from February, as thousands gathered for the first time in two years.

 Updated July 1, 2022 10:21 pm4:01Canada Day 2022: Thousands gather in Ottawa amid tight security

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anti-experiment? If ppl are screaming “police brutality ” It isn’t. Fuck look at all the cops show so fast Ottawa is a police state Just your every day peace loving POS protesters in Ottawa. They weren't fighting they were trying to redneck dance.

121 vehicles towed from downtown Ottawa control zone over Canada Day weekend Ottawa Bylaw officers issued 30 parking tickets and had eight vehicles towed out of the downtown core on Sunday, the final day the motor vehicle control zone remains in effect. 💰💰💰only ones making money Hopefully all seized and forfeited! City hall locked down public parking & then bylaw officers ticketed & towed vehicles. A sneaky way 2 take away our right 2 peaceful protest. Here a supervisor 4 security at Ottawa City Hall Parking is chasing people away who want 2 park lawfully 2 witness James Topp as he arrived

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Festive, muted atmosphere in Ottawa as thousands flock to LeBreton Flats, and heavily secured Parliament Hill for first in-person Canada Day in two yearsBut the Parliamentary Precinct undoubtedly has a very different look and feel from the last in-person Canada Day in 2019, given significantly enhanced security measures and the closure of Wellington Street to vehicles following the ' Freedom Convoy ' protest. You did not think it's because of the Freedumbers, did you? And this? Let’s celebrate Italian heritage month SenMarcGold PrivyCouncilCA GGCanada

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Posted July 1, 2022 6:00 am   Updated July 1, 2022 10:21 pm 4:01 Canada Day 2022: Thousands gather in Ottawa amid tight security WATCH ABOVE: In-person Canada Day celebrations returned to Ottawa on Friday after a two-year absence due to COVID-19.The control zone, aimed at preventing another convoy-style occupation near Parliament Hill, came into effect at 8 a.comments.A member of the Canadian Armed Forces parachutes past the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill during Canada Day activities at Parliament Hill on July 1, 2022.

Tensions remain high amid a significant police presence, as thousands gathered in the streets of downtown Ottawa. “We just thought we’d take everything in stride,” said Rosemary Fife when asked if she was worried about protests. Wednesday in preparation for Canada Day celebrations and possible protests. .