Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Montreal, Canada
September 27, 2019
Location: Local authorities expect demonstrators to travel from Mount Royal Park to Rue Sherbrooke and Rue St. Laurent, then traverse the city via Boulevard Rene Levesque en route to the Old Port area.
Event: On Friday, September 27, downtown Montreal will be the site of a large demonstration. Local authorities anticipate the demonstration may include up to 300,000 participants. Authorities expect the march to take place from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the areas of the march.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
- Monitor local media for updates, and be aware traffic and public transportation may be affected.
- Keep a low profile.
- Call 911 if you need immediate assistance.
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