Toronto police arrested 10 people and charged seven of them after an anti-lockdown rally took place at Yonge-Dundas Square on Saturday.
Protests against health measures took place at Nathan Phillips Square, Yonge-Dundas Square and Queen’s Park, police said. The protests lasted for several hours and were not stopped by police right away.
The province has imposed a stay-at-home order and declared a second state of emergency, prohibiting outdoor gatherings of more than five people in order to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Police on Saturday charged Alice Mullins, 51, James Kerr, 57, Jake Elliott Begumart, 27, and Matthew Hayley, 24, with obstructing a police officer.
Robert Keith Bruce, 72, was charged with obstructing a peace officer and assaulting police.
Christopher Saccoccia, 38, was charged with common nuisance and four counts of public mischief, and Iola Fortino, 57, was charged with common nuisance.
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