Several thousands of people were protesting this past Saturday (March 13, 2021) about the Quebec government lockdown measures.
Police say arrests were made for assault, assault on a police officer, possesion of a firearm and obstruction. Also police handed out tickets for protestors not wearing a face mask.
The protestors gathered around McGill College and Sherbrooke street just before 12:30 P.M. Protestors marched through the Montreal streets chanting “Liberty” and “Legault in prison.”
Police did say they did have to use pepper spray to push the mood back at one point and protestors did throw objects at police officers. The Montreal police arrested 10 people and handed out 144 tickets.