Hundreds of protesters gathered in Montreal on Saturday to denounce the health restrictions in place.
Released at 5:02 p.m.
Updated to 5:48 pm.
A convoy is associated with protest groups Freedom fighters And Conjugators, Departed Ottawa in the morning. He first stayed in Vaudreuil-Dorion and then in Anjou before reaching La Fontaine Park, according to information posted on social media.
Demonstrators gathered in a parking lot at the intersection of Fabino Avenue and Sherbrook Street at 2pm and took to the streets before leaving for Downtown at 4pm.
Many of them waved the flags of Quebec and Canada, often chanting slogans related to independence or insult against Prime Ministers Justin Trudeau and Franுவாois Legalt. Some even carried the flags of the United States or former US President Donald Trump.
The convoy leader, who poses as Yan, the father of Saint-Eustachi on Facebook, initially refused to speak. Press. “We don’t want masks anymore, the health emergency is over. Legault, we do not have an emergency anymore, that’s enough, you’re all corrupt. It’s over, I’m not talking to you anymore my boyfriend, That’s all “, He still gave voice.
Bill 28, which ends the health emergency, provides for it A number of exceptional measures are in effect until December 31, which has drawn sharp criticism from the opposition.
“It’s our rights and freedoms that bring me here,” he said Jonathan Blanchett, Met on the spot. He is particularly opposed to health emergencies and “all exceptional powers of government.”
He said there was a young woman who did not want to identify herself Vibrations, It’s nice to see smiles, it’s nice to see happy people, getting social interaction, we’ve lost for some time. Another condemned “political activities”, not health.
Many protesters at the scene said they were opposed to wearing indoor masks and travel restrictions affecting people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19.
Some also protested Bill 15Adopted last week, under which the child’s welfare should be considered in any other way, including his parents.
“It simply came to our notice then Excess In parental rights, ”said Jean-Fran்கois Duckett on the wheel of his van. “It’s good for the kids, but in another sense, withExcess We’ve been watching it for two years and are afraid it will go further. ⁇
The Service de Police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) did not make too many or arrests to report by the end of the afternoon.
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