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Canada Parliamentary police service to boost Hill presence after string of harassment incidents

02:01  27 september  2020
02:01  27 september  2020 Source:   cbc.ca

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a car parked on the side of a road: A Parliamentary Protective Service patrol car idles on Parliament Hill. The service plans to increase its presence in the Parliamentary precinct in response to recent instances of harassment in the area. © Stu Mills/CBC A Parliamentary Protective Service patrol car idles on Parliament Hill. The service plans to increase its presence in the Parliamentary precinct in response to recent instances of harassment in the area.

The police service tasked with overseeing Parliament Hill says it has expanded its security presence in the area following several harassment incidents targeting politicians and members of the media.

"As a result of recent incidents whereby parliamentarians and members of the press were harassed, the Service has increased its presence and visibility around the precinct," the Parliamentary Protective Service (PPS) said in a statement Saturday.

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"The parliamentary community should rest assured that in addition to our increased posture and surveillance, we are ready to respond to their calls for support or help at any time."

The PPS told CBC News that for security reasons, it could not provide further details on the additional measures it would be taking. 

A video was posted on social media Friday showing a man following the NDP's Jagmeet Singh as the leader walked down Wellington Street in front of Parliament Hill. The man can be heard asking Singh if he would like to be arrested.

A spokesperson for the NDP said the party would not be commenting on the incident. 

The day before, the same individual was captured harassing Radio-Canada reporter Daniel Thibeault — and attempting to make a citizen's arrest —  in the mistaken belief that Thibeault was a Member of Parliament.

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While the PPS said it was ready to respond to calls for support, the service is only responsible for incidents occurring within the Parliamentary precinct. The Ottawa Police Service covers other areas outside that jurisdiction.

According to a statement from Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson's office, the matter will be raised at a meeting of the city's Police Services board on Monday. The statement said Watson was "deeply concerned" about the confrontations.

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In response to this week's incidents, Hull--Aylmer MP Greg Fergus said they could hamper a politician's ability to form relationships with their constituents.

"I don't think we want to get to the point where MPs would have a security guard with them," Fergus told Radio-Canada. "That would impede our ability to really be close to people."

More worrisome, Fergus said, is the possibility of the incidents increasing in severity.

"At what point will he cross that line? At what point will he go beyond what is acceptable in polite company?"

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