OTTAWA—For the first time in over 3 weeks, downtown Ottawa on Sunday was mainly deserted, with the hefty-obligation trucks and countless numbers of protesters demanding an finish to Covid-19 vaccine mandates replaced by law enforcement autos, officers, and crews hoping to clear up after a 23-day demonstration.

Officers in the money and across Canada remained on superior warn. Although law enforcement in Ottawa cleared out Independence Convoy protesters there, authorities in some of Canada’s greatest metropolitan areas, this kind of as Toronto and Vancouver, dealt Saturday with both the threat of a trucker-led demonstration or protesters that disrupted visitors.