1,000 students gather on Ezra Avenue in Waterloo: police “This is unacceptable. It is irresponsible. It is extremely disappointing.
Moreover, it is unlawful,” Chief Bryan Larkin stated.“As we continue through a global pandemic, large gatherings are prohibited.
They are prohibited for a reason.“This behaviour puts an unreasonable strain on the WRPS and our emergency service partners and puts our already overburdened health care system at risk.”Ezra Avenue, which is in the heart of the area known as the “student ghetto” in Waterloo, is the traditional gathering point for students from Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo for homecoming, St.