Toronto police have increased security near synagogues like this one.
The Greater Toronto and Vancouver Police Services have increased patrols in certain areas, particularly around Jewish places of worship.
Toronto police said they are aware of global online threats circulating about events that could happen on Friday.
Toronto Police Chief Myron Demkiw said the department is increasing patrols around the city's cultural centers, places of worship and schools, although there are currently no threats. credible targeting them.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged heightened concerns over the conflict in Israel.
I want to take a moment to reassure the Jewish and Muslim communities in Canada who feel particularly vulnerable. I want you to know that we are continuing our efforts to keep our places of worship and our communities safe, he said Thursday, adding that MPs are in contact with local police forces.
The Police Service of the City of Montreal (SPVM) specified for its part that measures had been taken, in particular a visibility plan around places of worship and other places of interest.
The SPVM stressed that there was no significant increase in complaints or incidents due to events linked to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. We ask the population to be vigilant. Hateful gestures are unacceptable and we take them very seriously, said the police in a press release.
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