Police clear out tent protest at Confederation Square early Saturday

Police clear out tent protest at Confederation Square early Saturday
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Ottawa police removed the encampment of the Canadian Revolution group that had set up camp since July beside the National War Memorial on Saturday. Fencing was erected and city crews worked to remove the items left behind and to clean up the space Photo by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia

The nuisance regulations forbid people from living, sleeping or erecting a structure at a public space without permission. Police moved in around 6 a.m., Dompierre said.

“Our first role in the intervention was to keep the peace. When we got there, there were three occupants in the encampment.”

“No camping” signs had been put up at the site on Thursday. Protesters were warned in writing that day that they had to leave, a statement from Public Services and Procurement Canada…



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