With the G20 Summit less than two months away, a report released this week shows that a protest zone will be set up in order to keep demonstrators far away from the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
On June 26 and 27, leaders from around the world will be attending the G20 Summit in Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre to discuss economic and political cooperation. Demonstrations are already being planned by a variety of organizations, which has prompted police officials to be prepared.
A new report released on Wednesday, according to the Toronto Star, shows that all G20 protesters will be directed to Trinity Bellwoods Park near Queen Street and Ossington Avenue in order to keep people as far away from the site as possible.
The park is about two kilometres away from the MTCC.
680 News reports that a police spokesperson Meaghan Gray “strongly encouraged” anyone who wants to protest the event should use the designated zone.
According to the Globe and Mail, police say a live video feed will be made available to world leaders if they choose to watch.
The designated zoning areas were also used during the 2009 G20 Summit in London.