Canada, Demonstration / Riot, Level 3: Violence during a pro-Palestinian demonstration in Toronto – Ontario, Canada

2024-04-17: Several protesters were arrested on Tuesday (16 April) at around 7:30 pm (local time) during a pro-Palestinian demonstration in the west end of Toronto, Ontario, where protesters blocked rail lines at Osler Street and Pelham Avenue near the junction. Moreover, the security officials announced road closures around the protest area, with Osler Street closed from Cariboo Avenue to Linder Street and Pelham Avenue closed at Uxbridge.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Violent clashes between protesters and security forces are possible. Travellers are advised to exercise caution, to strictly avoid demonstrations, road blockades, large gatherings, and deployments of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.