Quebec City's historic district looked as though business owners were preparing for a mini hurricane to blow through the cobblestone streets on Thursday, as several storefronts were barricaded with plywood in anticipation of anti-G7 protests. "We are here to protest and we are here to denounce the violence of the neoliberal policies of the G7 members". Up till now the protests have been calm. However, police was present to keep vigil on the protestors. 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. Paul said police have also made room to detain people if need be in the main police station of Saguenay.
The amount of detention centers that have been initiated in the Quebec City area in prediction of rallies is provoking human rights group to contemplate about objectives of security forces. Simon has worked as a freelance journalist for almost a decade and written for The Ottawa Sun, the Vancouver Sun and the Star.
A spokesman for Canada's Trudeau said that Ottawa's position against such a move had not changed.
The protests, involving anarchists, anti-capitalists and environmentalists, were largely peaceful, but there was some trouble and tension between police. "If it doesn't happen, we come out even better!"
Staged by aid organization Oxfam, masked activists posing as G7 leaders mimicked household tasks in order to highlight women's unpaid labour and to push the G7 countries to improve social services such as childcare in order to relieve the burden placed on them.
Dressed in checkered shirts, Justin Trudeau and Angela Merkel cast a fishing line together while Donald Trump set a globe ablaze during a protest staged by Oxfam at Parc de la Francophonie.
Oxfam Quebec's Executive Director, Denise Byrnes, said that persistent droughts in southern countries are particularly affecting women farmers - who have to continue moving to survive. "It's just easier to board up the store".
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah looks dejected after sustaining an injury during the Champions League Final in Kiev May 26, 2018. Without him, Egypt toiled up front in a 0-0 draw with fellow World Cup entrants Colombia in Italy on Friday night.
Staffers working on the G-7 summit have reportedly started to joke that the meeting should be called the G6 plus one . Trump will skip out on G-7 meetings about climate change, clean energy and ocean protection.
Around that time, big companies like Coca Cola, UPS and AT&T said they would no longer give quarterly guidance. In an interview earlier today on CNBC , Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon told viewers to "beware" of bitcoin .
Pas attendues à ce niveau du tournoi, les deux finalistes du dernier US Open s'affronteront donc pour une place en finale, samedi. Elle n'a concédé qu'une seule fois son engagement dans cette partie, alors qu'elle servait pour le gain du match à 6-4 5-2.
Donald Verrilli Jr, Barack Obama's top supreme court lawyer who defended the law, called the decision "a sad moment". But it said the rest of the law, including Medicaid expansion, can remain in place.
The DUP last night slammed European Union negotiator Michel Barnier's rejection of the UK's backstop Brexit plan. Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in London , June 7, 2018.
Colours, or flags, were carried, or "trooped", down the rank so that they could be seen and recognised by the soldiers. The Countess of Wessex, Lady Louise Windsor, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie shared a carriage behind them.
Anthony Bourdain left a mark in Denver
In 2013, Peabody Award judges honored Bourdain and " Parts Unknown " for "expanding our palates and horizons in equal measure". Ripert released a statement: Anthony was a dear friend. "An exceptional human being, so inspiring & generous".
Chuck Schumer Rips Trump Amid Reported ZTE Deal
At the weekend, the company is believed to have agreed to the plan although a "settlement" document has yet to be signed. The President himself ordered the Commerce Department to help out ZTE.
Boxe - Donald Trump pourrait grâcier Mohamed Ali
Trump a déjà accordé un pardon posthume à Jack Johnson, le premier Noir à avoir été champion poids lourd. Mohamed Ali était à l'époque l'une des personnalités les plus en vue du Mouvement des droits civiques .
Tiger Woods yacht 'Privacy'
The area around Shinnecock Hills on the eastern end of Long Island is full of lovely rental homes and beachside hotels. After offering the boat to Elin Nordegren during their divorce proceedings, Woods tried to sell the boat in 2011.
Andy Murray not yet ready to make his comeback
Andy Murray in action at the 2017 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon on 7 July 2017. He is the only person who knows how he feels. "He's been back on the court in the last couple of days".