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Red Deer RCMP respond to US Election Rally

January 7, 2021 3:52 PM

Red Deer, Alta. – On Jan. 6 at approximately 12 p.m., the Red Deer RCMP were called to a protest near City Hall Park. Approximately 30 individuals were gathered to demonstrate the U.S. Elections result at the corner of Ross Street and 49 Ave.

The Red Deer RCMP Downtown Patrol Unit responded to the event to monitor and conduct enforcement. The gathering was found to be in contravention of current public health guidelines and the group organizer was subsequently charged under the Public Health Act. The individual is scheduled to appear in Red Deer Provincial Court on April 28, 2021.

As a result, many people departed the rally and the event concluded at 3 p.m.

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Red Deer RCMP

File No. 2021-24545

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