Drivers headed through downtown Victoria on Saturday (March 20) should expect some delays as protesters plan to rally against COVID-19 restrictions.
According to the poster circulating on social media, the World Wide Rally for Freedom will occur at Centennial Square between noon and 4 p.m.
In a statement, the Victoria Police Department said it is anticipating a rally, speeches and a march through downtown that will disrupt traffic. BC Transit also tweeted to inform riders that bus routes may be affected.
— BC Transit | Masks Mandatory (@BCTransit) March 20, 2021
In a similar rally on Feb. 27, approximately 100 people showed up to protest wearing masks and adhering to provincial health orders.
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