Quebec City activists shut down legislature in peaceful G7 demonstration

Quebec City activists shut down legislature in peaceful G7 demonstration

Quebec City activists shut down legislature in peaceful G7 demonstration

The following day, a tense standoff between protesters and police on a road leading to the summit site of La Malbaie in the early morning also ended calmly.

The eve, French president, Emmanuel Macron, who arrived in Ottawa on Wwednesday to make an oficial visit, said the G7 Summit represents important challenges.

Martin participated in a public panel with Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde during the meeting of G7 finance ministers and central bank governors last week, which was chaired by Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks about the environment and then uses tax dollars to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline from Kinder Morgan for $4.5-billion, she said.

Moreover, she said security forces tracked her to a campsite in the lead-up to the G7 summit and asked around about her.

"Africa is going to have the largest population base of any continent in 25 years, and I really do believe that helping Africa through what is a very hard period now will benefit the world enormously and this is a role that the G7 and G20 must play". "I don't even have a criminal record".

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Twitter users posted pics appearing to show some of the police carrying assault rifles, with many in riot gear. But the police presence in the old city was noticeable - squad cars drove through the area and uniformed officers kept watch at different spots across the neighbourhood popular with tourists and locals alike.

About 75 students from around the country travelled to the city with the World Vision humanitarian organization in support of girls living in conflict and disaster. A few of them wore black robes, symbolizing a specific woman for which they were marching.

"She worked really hard and got a scholarship to study in one of the best schools in Kenya and now she is studying at the University of Toronto in Health Science", Wai said. Quebec City's significant district looked deserted as though business owners were devising for a microscopic hurricane to blow through the cobblestone streets and many stores were barricaded with plywood expecting the anti G7 protests.

About 10,000 civil servants who work in buildings in and around Quebec's legislature have been given Thursday afternoon off as well as all day Friday in anticipation of the discord.

Trump, who aides said has scant interest in multilateralism, resumed his tirade against G7 members and their "unfair trade practices" early on Friday. The lunch was attended by the heads of state of Germany, Canada, the US, France, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom, as well as by European Council head Donald Tusk and the president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, Efe reported.

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