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Peaceful march to honour George Floyd, support #BlackLivesMatter set for Ottawa

The march starts at Parliament Hill, Friday at 3 p.m.
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UPDATE: The march will now start at Parliament Hill on Friday at 3 p.m. The march route will be announced here on Friday at 10 a.m.


Ottawans will march in support of #BlackLivesMatter and to condemn the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

A peaceful march is set to begin on Friday, June 5, at the U.S. Embassy on Sussex Drive at 3 p.m.

Crowds are expected to walk from the embassy to Parliament Hill and back.

Those attending are asked to maintain social distancing measures and to wear a mask. 


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