PRESS CONFERENCE: Community Organizations to Hold Press Conference to Demand More Accountability Around Ottawa Police Services Board, Ottawa Police and City


What: Community groups including: 613-819 Black Hub, Asilu Collective, Ottawa Black Diaspora Coalition, the Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women, Horizon Ottawa and the Street Resilience Project are holding a press conference this Friday morning to call on Ottawa Police Services Board Chair, Eli El-Chantiry to reverse his decision to cancel the Monday Police Services Board meeting to hear delegations. They are also calling for all measures necessary to ensure that the City, the Ottawa Police Services Board and Ottawa Police Services are held accountable for their complete mismanagement of and complicity in the Ottawa occupation and continued neglect of residents.


Robin Browne, 613-819 Black Hub

Mae, Asilu Collective

Erin Leigh, Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women

Sam Hersh, Horizon Ottawa


When: Friday, February 25th at 11:00 AM ET

Media are invited to join via Zoom on Friday, February 25th at 11:00 AM ET.

Media are invited to join via Zoom on Friday, February 25th at 11:00 AM ED, please email i[email protected] to get the details necessary to enter the meeting. If you are a member of the public you can watch via our Facebook Page where it will be livestreamed this Friday.

Please ensure you enter your name and media outlet (use name/outlet) upon entering the waiting room of the zoom call.

To ask a question, please click "raise hand" and this will enter you into the queue for questions. (it can be found under the tab: participants)


For Media Inquiries:

Sam Hersh

[email protected]


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