The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) says they are aware of anti-lockdown protests planned for this weekend.
On Sunday, November 22, a “No New Normal” protest and march are scheduled for to take place at the Vancouver Art Gallery.
A poster for the event says it will begin at 1:00pm.
A media spokesperson for VPD says officers will be on site “to respond if anything should arise.”
On Thursday, Dr. Bonnie Henry announced a number of new province-wide health measures intended to stop the rise of COVID-19 cases in BC.
Health officials have also asked that people postpone non-essential travel.
The new restrictions will be in place until at least December 7.
BC health officials announced 516 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, November 20. The province has now seen 25,472 cases since the pandemic began.
They also reported 10 new COVID-19-related deaths, for a total of 331 deaths in British Columbia.