Upcoming protest may affect your Monday commute

Traffic impacts!

The City of Ottawa and the Ottawa Police Service are aware of planned demonstrations on Monday, April 1 that could potentially impact traffic on the Macdonald Cartier Bridge at King Edward Avenue during the morning commute.

The City of Ottawa and the Ottawa Police Service work together with municipal and federal partners to manage traffic, transit and public safety for demonstrations.

Temporary road closures may be required to accommodate a march in the downtown core in the afternoon. Although the streets impacted are not yet confirmed, information will be posted on social media as soon as it becomes available. Freedoms of opinion, expression and peaceful assembly are permitted under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Charter has reasonable limits to protect citizens, property and businesses from disruptive or unlawful activities. Find out more at ottawapolice.ca(link is external).

Follow @Ottawa_Traffic(link is external) for temporary road closures or visit the City of Ottawa’s interactive traffic map at traffic.ottawa.ca(link is external).

Updates may also be communicated from @OttawaPolice(link is external).

Regular transit service will be maintained with detours as required, and there may be some delays. Stay up to date on the latest transit information by visiting octranspo.com/alerts(link is external), using the Transit app(link is external), calling 613-560-5000 or connecting with OC Transpo on Facebook(link is external), X (formerly Twitter)(link is external) and Instagram(link is external).

Latest posts

Share this page

Address: 110 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1