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Protesters pull down fences and clash with police and indigenous neighbours at Canadian church closed for breaching lockdown

Apr 12, 2021 - The Independent UK

'My message for any Albertan would be to take Covid seriously and to keep people safe,' says premier Jason Kenney

Around 1,000 people gathered as protesters pulled down fences before clashing with police and indigenous neighbours at a Canadian church that was closed for breaching coronavirus lockdown orders.

Fences were erected around GraceLife Church, in Edmonton, Alberta, on Wednesday, after faith services had continued for the past few months despite being prohibited, amid the...