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Ottawa Mayor Warns City Is “Losing This Battle” Against Vaccine Mandate Protests

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Feb 6, 2022
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Summary

Slate outlines Ottawa public officials’ and authorities’ viewpoints on the protests in the city, characterizing the demonstrations as a “siege” and “battle.” It discusses how the protests came to be and officials’ efforts to combat them.

Discussion Questions

  1. Is using rhetoric like “siege” or “battle” dangerous given the current high tensions? What are some of the potential impacts of using this language?