An explosive fire at a Royal Bank in Ottawa early Tuesday was a deliberate act of protest against corporate “Kanada,” a video posted online claims.

The video shows the RBC branch at Bank Street and First Avenue at night. It lights up suddenly, and flames spill out the front of the building. Two people can be seen walking casually out and heading offscreen toward the left.

The screen goes dark, and a written statement scrolls up the screen as it is read aloud by a computerized voice. It states that RBC was a major sponsor of the 2010 Olympics on “stolen indigenous land.”

“The Games in Vancouver are now over, but resistance continues,” said the statement. “An RBC branch can be found in every corner of Kanada.”

The statement, signed by “FFFC – Ottawa,” also says the group will be at the G20 summit in Toronto June 26-27 and at the G8 Summit near Huntsville, Ont., June 25-26.

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