Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Ottawa, Canada
August 23, 2018
Location: Announced gathering points include the following locations in Ottawa, Canada:
- From Lady Grey Drive (between Alexandra Bridge and Macdonald-Cartier Bridge) continuing to Parliament Hill along Mackenzie Avenue or Sussex Drive
Event: A demonstration is expected to take place, Aug 23, 2018 between 14:00 and 16:00. Local authorities are aware of the demonstration and will be on site. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid those areas during the scheduled hours of the demonstration.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the areas of the demonstration.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
- Monitor local media for updates.
The U.S. Embassy is located at 490 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Canada K1N 1G8 and is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm on Monday to Friday. You can reach us at 1-613-688-5335 during business hours. If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance outside of business hours, the emergency after-hours number for the U.S. Embassy is 1-613-688-5335. Our e-mail address is Ottawaacs@state.gov.
State Department – Consular Affairs (888)407-4747 or (202) 501-4444
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