Ottawa police investigating some anti-vaccine protesters

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Posted at 2:18 PM, Jan 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-30 15:18:38-05

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Police in Canada’s capital is investigating possible criminal charges after anti-vaccine protesters urinated on the National War Memorial, danced on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and used the statue of Canadian hero Terry Fox to display an anti-vaccine statement.

Thousands of protesters gathered in Ottawa to protest vaccine mandates, masks, and lockdowns on Saturday and many remained on Sunday.

Some traveled in truck convoys and parked on the streets around Parliament Hill, blocking traffic.

Some also parked on the grounds of the National War Memorial and others carried signs and flags with swastikas, sparking widespread condemnation.

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