Montreal police have arrested two demonstrators and fined two more, as a group of protesters clashed with police at a demonstration against Quebec’s proposed Northern Plan mining project in Montreal on a frigid Monday morning.

Two will be charged with assault, according to police.

“Age 28 and the other one aged 22 were arrested for armed assault on police officers. The 28-year-old was also charged with the P6 bylaw infraction for wearing a mask,” said Montreal police spokesperson Laurent Gingras.

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