Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Ottawa (Canada), Planned Demonstration

The U.S. Embassy in Ottawa informs U.S. citizens that there will be a protest at the U.S. Embassy on Sussex Drive on Monday, January 30, 2017, from 12 pm to 2 pm.

RCMP and local police will provide uniformed police to monitor the event. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council