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An Ottawa Police vehicle blocks off Kent Street in front of parked trucks as a protest against COVID-19 restrictions that has been marked by gridlock and the sound of truck horns continues into its second week, in Ottawa, on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Ottawa mayor declares state of emergency over ongoing protests

‘Serious danger and threat to the safety and security of residents’

An Ottawa Police vehicle blocks off Kent Street in front of parked trucks as a protest against COVID-19 restrictions that has been marked by gridlock and the sound of truck horns continues into its second week, in Ottawa, on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Anti-COVID-19 vaccine mandate demonstrators gather as a truck convoy blocks the highway at the busy U.S. border crossing in Coutts, Alberta, Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Anti-COVID-19 vaccine mandate demonstrators gather as a truck convoy blocks the highway at the busy U.S. border crossing in Coutts, Alberta, Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Conservative MP Candice Bergen rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, June 21, 2021. Bergen was chosen as interim leader on Wednesday and now her job is to unify the Conservative caucus. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative MP Candice Bergen rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, June 21, 2021. Bergen was chosen as interim leader on Wednesday and now her job is to unify the Conservative caucus. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Truck drivers hang a Canadian flag on the front grill of a truck parked in downtown Ottawa near Parliament Hill on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Truck drivers hang a Canadian flag on the front grill of a truck parked in downtown Ottawa near Parliament Hill on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Anti-COVID-19 vaccine mandate demonstrators gather as a truck convoy blocks the highway at the busy U.S. border crossing in Coutts, Alta., Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

More police called in to help with U.S. border blockade in southern Alberta: RCMP

RCMP say other blockades happening on highways in Coutts area

Anti-COVID-19 vaccine mandate demonstrators gather as a truck convoy blocks the highway at the busy U.S. border crossing in Coutts, Alta., Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Canadian flag is reflected in a wheel hub as anti-mandate demonstrators gather as a truck convoy blocks the highway the busy U.S. border crossing in Coutts, Alta., Monday, Jan. 31, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Canadian flag is reflected in a wheel hub as anti-mandate demonstrators gather as a truck convoy blocks the highway the busy U.S. border crossing in Coutts, Alta., Monday, Jan. 31, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Protestors attend a demonstration against the reinforced measures of the Belgium government to counter the latest spike of the coronavirus in Brussels, Belgium, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. Many among them also protested against the strong advice to get vaccinated and any moves to impose mandatory shots. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)

Tens of thousands protest Belgium’s tighter COVID-19 rules

World Health Organization said last week that Europe was the COVID hot spot

  • Nov 22, 2021
Protestors attend a demonstration against the reinforced measures of the Belgium government to counter the latest spike of the coronavirus in Brussels, Belgium, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. Many among them also protested against the strong advice to get vaccinated and any moves to impose mandatory shots. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
A rodeo south of Bowden drew a huge crowd on May 1 and 2, 2021. (Photo courtesy Mom’s Diner’s Facebook page)
A rodeo south of Bowden drew a huge crowd on May 1 and 2, 2021. (Photo courtesy Mom’s Diner’s Facebook page)
About 200 motorists from across the province converged in Red Deer for the Feb. 15 Open Alberta for Business convoy and rally against government-imposed pandemic restrictions. (Contributed photo).

Anti-lockdown rally in central Alberta attracts crowd

All businesses are essential, says Mountain View Freedom

About 200 motorists from across the province converged in Red Deer for the Feb. 15 Open Alberta for Business convoy and rally against government-imposed pandemic restrictions. (Contributed photo).
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees vice-president Bonnie Gustola criticized provincial government layoffs at a rally that drew more than 80 people at City Hall Park on Friday.Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff

More than 80 rally in Red Deer against government health, education cutbacks

Rally at City Hall Park organized by the Council for Canadians

Alberta Union of Provincial Employees vice-president Bonnie Gustola criticized provincial government layoffs at a rally that drew more than 80 people at City Hall Park on Friday.Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff
A.J. Fallenchild speaks in front of the Ponoka RCMP building Monday, Sept. 14. Photo by Emily Jaycox

Black and Indigenous Alliance Alberta criticizes Ponoka RCMP

Press conference in front of Ponoka RCMP building shouted down by non-locals

A.J. Fallenchild speaks in front of the Ponoka RCMP building Monday, Sept. 14. Photo by Emily Jaycox
Chicago police, protesters clash after day of demonstrations

Chicago police, protesters clash after day of demonstrations

CHICAGO — A day of largely peaceful protests against racial injustice and…

Chicago police, protesters clash after day of demonstrations
Two protesters get conditional discharge after Alberta turkey farm demonstration

Two protesters get conditional discharge after Alberta turkey farm demonstration

Two protesters get conditional discharge after Alberta turkey farm demonstration

Two protesters get conditional discharge after Alberta turkey farm demonstration
Thousands gathered at the Alberta Legislature grounds Friday June 5, 2020. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Edmonton Black Lives Matter protest had roughly 15, 000 attendees this weekend

Thousands gathered at the Alberta Legislature grounds Friday June 5, 2020.

Thousands gathered at the Alberta Legislature grounds Friday June 5, 2020. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
In Montreal, demonstrators on June 7, 2020 called out Quebec Premier Francois Legault for his belief the province doesn’t have a systemic racism problem. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Thousands attend anti-racism, anti-police brutality march in downtown Montreal

MONTREAL — Thousands hit Montreal streets again Sunday to speak out in…

In Montreal, demonstrators on June 7, 2020 called out Quebec Premier Francois Legault for his belief the province doesn’t have a systemic racism problem. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Anti-racism demonstrations will be held June 5, 2020 in Ottawa and Toronto. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Marches in Ottawa, Toronto to honour black lives lost at hands of police

OTTAWA — Demonstrators plan to march from Parliament Hill through Ottawa streets…

Anti-racism demonstrations will be held June 5, 2020 in Ottawa and Toronto. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Central Albertans protested peacefully at Red Deer City Hall supporting #BlackLivesMatter movement on June 1, 2020. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Central Albertans protested peacefully at Red Deer City Hall supporting #BlackLivesMatter movement on June 1, 2020. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Calmer protests in the U.S. followed a decision by prosecutors to charge three more police officers and file a new, tougher charge against the officer at the centre of the George Floyd case, in a June 4, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Protests large but peaceful after new charges in Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS — Demonstrations across the U.S. to condemn racism and police abuses…

  • Jun 4, 2020
Calmer protests in the U.S. followed a decision by prosecutors to charge three more police officers and file a new, tougher charge against the officer at the centre of the George Floyd case, in a June 4, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh recalled his experiences dealing with racism as a practising Sikh, in a June 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Political leaders take aim at racism in Canada as protests rage in U.S.

OTTAWA — Politicians across the country were united in denouncing racism on…

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh recalled his experiences dealing with racism as a practising Sikh, in a June 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Several top record labels organized Black Out Tuesday as violent protests erupted around the world sparked by George Floyd’s death as well as the killings of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, in a June 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Music industry calls for Black Out Tuesday amid unrest

NEW YORK — The music industry is planning to turn off the…

  • Jun 2, 2020
Several top record labels organized Black Out Tuesday as violent protests erupted around the world sparked by George Floyd’s death as well as the killings of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, in a June 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)