Ottawa police are asking the public to stay away from Parliament Hill due to a police operation.
According to an alert from the Parliamentary Protective Service (PPS), there is a “shelter in place” order due to what PPS called a “possible threat.” Parliament Hill has been evacuated.
Due to an ongoing Police Investigation at Parliament Hill. We are asking the public to stay away from the area. Wellington Rd is closed between Bronson and Elgin Metcalfe is closed between Albert and Slater.
— OPS Operations (@DutyInspector) June 11, 2022
Wellington Street in front of the Parliament Buildings is closed from Elgin Street to Bronson Avenue, as is Metcalfe Street between Albert and Slater streets, according to police.