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Avoid downtown driving Friday due to trucker rally, Winnipeg cops say

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Winnipeg police are encouraging residents to avoid the downtown area on Friday if possible, as preparations are underway for a protest at the Manitoba Legislature – Feb 3, 2022

Winnipeg police are encouraging residents to avoid the downtown area on Friday if possible, as preparations are underway for a protest at the Manitoba Legislature.

Staff at the legislative building are also being advised to work from home.

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The protest, in support of the truckers in Ottawa, is expected to begin at 9 a.m. and to disrupt traffic in downtown Winnipeg.

Police said they’re working with the event’s organizers to ensure the protest remains peaceful.

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