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OTTAWA POLICE CHIEF RESIGNS AMID CRITICISM OVER TRUCKER PROTESTS

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Ottawa Police Chief, Peter Sloly has resigned after weeks of criticism for his handling of anti-vaccine mandate protests that have paralyzed the city.

Protesters had occupied the centre of Canada’s capital for 19 days, halting traffic and enraging residents which led to the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau invoking the Emergencies Act as a “last resort” in response to the protests.

The Ottawa Police Services Board confirmed Sloly’s resignation at a public meeting yesterday, while the police chief in a statement on Twitter, defended his policing record and said he was stepping down “with a heavy heart”.

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