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Roads around Queen’s Park closed as a ‘precaution,’ Toronto police say

Toronto Police have closed the roads around Queen's Park on Saturday, March 5, 2022. Marc Cormier / Global News

Toronto police have closed the roads around Queen’s Park on Saturday as a “precaution,” saying “demonstrations will be taking place in the city this weekend.”

In a series of tweets on Saturday, the force said Queen’s Park Crescent from College Street to Bloor Street has been closed.

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Police said one lane of traffic would be closed in each direction on University Avenue from College Street to Dundas Street.

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“We will continue to assess the situation and make adjustments where needed,” the tweet read.

In an email to Global News, Toronto police said the roads were closed “as a precaution, and to ensure we protect those areas.”

The roads would still be open to foot traffic, police said.

“We will re-open when we are able to,” the email read.

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