So far, the letter has garnered 35 signatories from different religious communities.
The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) also says it is preparing for another busy weekend, due to protests planned downtown on Saturday and Sunday. Various measures are being put in place to respond to any scenario, according to a press release shared Friday.
Police officers are already planning the closure of Metcalfe Street between Queen and Wellington streets. Temporary closures could also temporarily affect other downtown arteries, such as Wellington, Elgin and Bank streets, in addition to Laurier Avenue.
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