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Four people were killed, hundreds injured and streets were littered with flaming cars and broken glass as thousands clad in yellow vests partook in violent protests in France in recent weeks against a planned increase to the fuel tax.
The protest movement has now spread across the globe, but in Alberta, which may be Canada’s centre of anti-carbon-tax discontent, the yellow vest protests Saturday were free from physical violence.
“We are Canadian, we’re not anywhere close to that kind of radical,” said Allison Prentice, who was clad in a yellow vest at the Calgary protest. “I’m proud to be here and represent people who care about Canadians first.”
9 arrested during protest against UN migration pact on Parliament Hill
Nine people were arrested at an anti-migration protest on Parliament Hill Saturday afternoon.
Protesters from various groups, including Quebec far-right group La Meute, held a rally in front of Centre Block, site of the House of Commons and Peace Tower, to protest against a United Nations international migration pact, which Canada is set to adopt.
Counter-protesters also attended the demonstrations in opposition, and more than 400 people attended the protest and counter-protest.
ANTIFA violence breaks out at Ottawa protest against Global Compact for Migration