June 6, 2023

The Queens County Citizen

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Two demonstrations against curfew tonight in Quebec

Two demonstrations against curfew tonight in Quebec

Attempts are being made to hold two demonstrations in Quebec in connection with the curfew imposed by the government.

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Announced on social networks, it should be in the same place on the Boulevard Lourier at 2525 this evening.

This is the location of the offices of the Ministry of Public Safety and its Minister Genevieve Gilbolt. They should start before 8pm, just before the curfew starts.

One of the protests was described as a “peaceful” event against an “abusive” curfew.

The second encourages participants to “challenge” the curfew, “thus showing the government that we will no longer submit.”

Invitation to civil disobedience

“The police definitely issue illegal tickets. Everyone can go to the cell to return home or to finally push our action to be with me and some patriots ”, we can read in the description of the second performance by one person.

“It simply came to our notice then. Civil disobedience has enormous potential, ”he added.

At the time of writing, nearly a hundred people indicated interest in participating. However, it is not known how many people will actually attend.

According to available information, there is no relationship between the two program managers.

At the moment, the Quebec City Police Department said it was unaware of the incident, but said it was ready to intervene if necessary.

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Much damage in Montreal

Protests against the curfew took place in Montreal on Sunday evening, causing much damage. Most businesses in Old Montreal have their windows smashed during the night.

Fires also started in garbage bins or recycling bins and garbage bags were thrown all over the area.

Opponents of the curfew faced a heavy police presence at a second rally last night.

Scattered around St-Catherine Street, dozens and dozens of people kept police in suspense.

Demonstrators, much less than the day before, set off fireworks and fireworks within an hour of the end of the curfew, which lasted until 8pm on Sunday.

At 9:30 pm, calmly practically returned to the city center.

– Jean-Franకోois Rosin and Nora T. With lamontagne

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