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Hundreds of demonstrators are marching on Wellington Street, in front of Parliament Hill and the Prime Minister’s Office
Cancelled: Vigil tonight for Quebec City mosque shooting10:10 a.m.This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below., according to those who have seen the convoys parked outside the city which were poised to enter.“There’ll be two or three thousand I think,” Orr said of the convoys set to arrive on Saturday.
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There’s a lot of trucks in Freedom Convoy 2022 — but not nearly the 50,000 they claimA look at the math shows that 50,000 trucks would be so unprecedently massive that it would currently be lined up bumper\u002Dto\u002Dbumper across swaths of Ontario and… nationalpost Maybe a few Hundred but not even a thousand. nationalpost Waste of gas. Adding to pollution nationalpost Mostly pickup trucks.
‘Freedom Convoy’ leader shared symbol of far-right hate group on TikTokIn late December, a 'Freedom Convoy' leader posted to a call-to-action video featuring the logo of a known far-right hate group, one that the Canada Border Services Agency once warned was willing to use violence in service of its aims. Of course. yes ONE GUY and of course coming from TorStar, i would doubt that info. look how far back you had to dig. SHAMELESS. No one should be inciting hate or violence in Canada. ...does this count as inciting hate or violence..? Asking for a friend
'Freedom convoy' needs to lose extreme rhetoric, says association head as truckers reach Toronto | CBC NewsAs the convoy of trucks opposed to a federal vaccine mandate makes its way through the Toronto area, the president of one trucking organization says the protest's original message has been hijacked by far-right or extreme rhetoric. Extreme rhetoric is anything the CBCNews disagrees with. Horse has already left that barn. Interesting to see the CBC (& by extension the current government) already in the 3rd stage of grief - Bargaining 1. Denial 2. Anger 3. Bargaining 4. Depression 5. Acceptance
‘Freedom Rally’ convoy has withdrawn $1 million from once-frozen viral fundraiser: GoFundMeGoFundMe said the organizer of the fundraiser has handed over a distribution plan for covering participants’ fuel costs.
Trudeau concerned trucker convoy converging on Parliament Hill could turn violentPrime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's concerned about the potential for violence during this weekend's planned protest on Parliament Hill by truckers and others joining the crowd. That’s a possibility whenever thousands of people converge. Literally hockey games result in violence. His policy has been abusive to Canadians so I wouldn’t be surprised if it got ugly either. 😬😫 He is so concerned that he 'quarantined' needlessly, insults the whole group and then hides somewhere. He needs to grow some balls and answer for what he has done to Canada. He can bring all the premiers to take some of the heat. The very unintelligent on the way in this TruckersForFreedom2022 , violence most likely going to happen sadly, too many very low iq people and this ConvoyForFreedom2022 shows that in its supporters 💀🤣
Some 'freedom convoy' donors are using aliases of well-known CanadiansDespite bearing the names of some of Canada 's most recognizable figures, some donations made out to a convoy on its way to Ottawa to protest vaccine mandates and other pandemic restrictions are not as they appear. For what - 15 minutes of fame? Perhaps they could donate their arms, joining little Liam who received his first dose of COVID19 vaccine today, helping protect his family and community. VaxChamp Why the negative spin? The people are speaking up and it’s great - go with that. And they call the left fake news 🙄
This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below.A look at the math shows that 50,000 trucks would be so unprecedently massive that it would currently be lined up bumper-to-bumper across swaths of Ontario and Quebec Author of the article:.Article was updated 15 hrs ago JOIN THE CONVERSATION From the seat of his big rig, protest convoy leader Dave Steenburg regularly takes to TikTok to call for respect and calm.Social Sharing Convoy gathered at noon in Vaughan before heading east to Kingston CBC News · Posted: Jan 27, 2022 3:04 PM ET | Last Updated: 1 hour ago Supporters of a truckers' convoy opposed to a federal vaccine mandate cheer outside the Vaughan Mills outlet mall, in Vaughan, Ont.
Article content 10:30 a.m. Cancelled: Vigil tonight for Quebec City mosque shooting After threats, organizers have cancelled a planned in-person vigil in Ottawa to mark the fifth anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting that left six men dead and five others seriously wounded. Steenburg’s TikTok page is also filled with videos promoting conspiracy theories about COVID-19 vaccines, pandemic denialism and videos promoting fictional war-crimes trials for those responsible for vaccine mandates. A lone gunman shot and killed six worshippers shortly after the end of evening prayers on Jan. 29, 2017.
Canadians United Against Hate had organized an inter-faith candlelight vigil for tonight at a human rights monument by Ottawa City Hall, a few blocks south of Parliament Hill. “This isn’t about far-right or hate groups,” said Steenburg when contacted by Torstar on Friday afternoon. The group now says it will be holding a virtual vigil because of the truckers’ protest in downtown Ottawa and threats of violence emanating from some attendees. 10:10 a.m. The press will twist his words, he said, but he welcomed reporters to come to Ottawa to ask him questions “where we can record the conversation. More vehicles headed for Ottawa, says truck stop owner Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below.
Article content reports , according to those who have seen the convoys parked outside the city which were poised to enter. Tom Orr, the owner of the Antrim truck stop in Arnprior, said his lot was full with at least 120 heavy trucks and 200 or so other vehicles — and he had to turn many away. “That’s the point. Just after 9 a.m., Orr said people were just waking up after spending the night in their truck or vehicle. What is actually lost here are the concerns of the actual truckers.
The convoy was leaving for Ottawa at 11 a.m. and should begin to arrive around noon. Other videos on his channel claim the novel coronavirus isn’t real and the pandemic is a plot to get people to take vaccines. “There’ll be two or three thousand I think,” Orr said of the convoys set to arrive on Saturday. Where would they go, seeing that the roads around Parliament were already jammed? 10:00 a.
m. Balgord said there was an attempt at a similar convoy in 2019 called United We Roll, but it did not attract the support this convoy has, including the more than $7. Demonstrators arriving on Parliament Hill Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Article content Hundreds of demonstrators have begun on Saturday morning to converge on Parliament Hill. But, first, coffee … Photo by Catherine Lévesque / POSTMEDIA NEWS Hundreds of demonstrators are filtering on to Parliament Hill this morning ahead of a planned protest of COVID-19 restrictions and the Liberal government’s pandemic policies, Canadian Press reports. “They were saying, ‘We are not doctors or nurses or front-line health care workers’ and they are mostly alone in their trucks. Many are standing along the snow-covered lawn of Parliament Hill near the centennial flame despite the frigid air hanging over the national capital.
Ottawa police aren’t reporting any issues related to the event as people slowly roll in to the downtown core and join trucks parked along Wellington Street in front of the parliamentary buildings. Hundreds more vehicles from Western Canada, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces are expected to arrive in the next few hours to join those already in Ottawa.” The presence of those groups as leaders and supporters of the convoy means the concerns of Canadian truckers have been lost, he said. The Parliamentary Protective Service expects as many as 10,000 protesters to be in attendance today. Départ ce matin 6h30 d'un autobus scolaire acheté par un groupe pour aller manifester à Ottawa (3h de route) depuis le village de St-Jean-de-Matha (Québec). Ils partaient rejoindre le FREEDOM CONVOY 2022. Members of the Plaid Army, another group monitored by the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, posted a YouTube video last week supporting the convoy.