A peaceful protest is being planned in Medicine Hat on Friday .

A local Black Lives Matter event is scheduled to take place at 4:00 pm in front of City Hall.

A poster for the protest says it is in honour of George Floyd and thousands more killed by police brutality.

It also asks those coming to bring signs, a mask, and your voice.

Organizers stress it is a peaceful protest and ask everyone attending to wear masks and observe social distancing as much as they can.