Ottawa residents, police brace for protests on Canada Day

From Global News.

Concerns are rising in Ottawa ahead of Canada Day celebrations, over plans of another anti-government convoy protest that could once again disrupt the nation’s capital.

Mayor Jim Watson and interim police chief Steve Bell say security plans have been drawn up to allow for safe celebrations on Friday despite the threat of protests.

"I want to assure everyone that the RCMP, Ottawa police, police de Gatineau and the Parliamentary Protective Service are fully prepared to respond to any situation," Watson said at a news conference Monday.

Abigail Bimman has more.

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