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Photos From MTL's Anti-Curfew Protest This Weekend Show How Locals Feel About The New Rule

A poster is worth a thousand words.
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Photos From MTL's Anti-Curfew Protest This Weekend Show How Locals Feel About The New Rule

This Saturday marked one week of a four-week long Quebec curfew, starting at 8 p.m. every night. Like many other decisions made by the government over the last ten months, locals have mixed opinions on the new rule. 

On January 16, protesters took to the streets to voice their opinions against the CAQ's decision going into its second week. Protests continue to be permitted during this time, however, they must not be held during curfew hours, as the SPVM told MTL Blog.

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The poster below translates to "Pro-Science, Pro-Mask, Pro-Vaccine, Anti-Curfew."

André Querry | Flickr

Another one explains what the entire protest was based on: "Together for health and solidarity measures. No curfew."

André Querry | Flickr

"I refuse to weaken the most marginalized without public health instructions," one local wrote.

André Querry | Flickr

Two other posters read: "Fund health, not the police" and "No neighbourhood for the SPVM."

André Querry | Flickr

Police were present during the protest. A line-up of officers was captured by photographers in attendance.

André Querry | Flickr

Another poster seen at the protest argues that "the curfew increases social inequalities."

André Querry | Flickr
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