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2022-01-29 7:46:00 PM

One organizer called COVID a 'bioweapon,' while another has alleged ties to a white nationalist group.

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One organizer called COVID a 'bioweapon,' while another has alleged ties to a white nationalist group.

'We're saying that this is a far-right convoy because -- from day one -- the organizers themselves are part of the far-right movement,' said the Canadian Anti-Hate Network,

mandates, anti-hate experts allege those with white nationalist and Islamophobic views don’t just represent the fringes of the movement but are among the organizers of the convoy.Read more:It can be difficult to determine who is a key organizer of the convoy, but there are some names that emerge time and time again — whether as authors of the $7.4 million GoFundMe, as points of contact on the website that boasts a petition with 240,000 signatures, or on social media posts providing widely-shared directions to anyone hoping to join.

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global_ottawa Randy Hillier randyhillier · 12h Is this not a desecration of the “Terry Fox” statue- where was the media and bleeding heart virtue signalling Liberals? ⁦ JimWatson_AFP ⁩ ⁦ jkenney ⁩ ⁦ CanadianPM ⁩ ⁦ Travisdhanraj ⁩ ⁦ ColinDMello ⁩ ⁦ JohnIbbitson ⁩ ⁦ GlobalCalgary I love the media trying to spin this as some white pride movement when have the truckers are brown 😂

to Who cares what people's past is. They are there only to get back their freedoms. Nothing else. Stop confusing people and making them think this is bad when it's unbelievable GOOD!!!! to Global News lies CTVNews YOU GUYS ARE 🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡'S Did Trudeau leave for Cuba?

Wake-up Global. This is not a story about extreme. It's about BROAD support gathering from MAINSTREAM Canada rejecting Trudeau's UNNECESARY overreach, about him decimating lives for NO benefit, about injecting children with EXPERIMENTAL vaccines with NO BENEFIT. PierrePoilievre Yawn. Give it a rest. Take the needle off the record. Nobody buying what you're selling.

Organizer of GoFundMe campaign for trucker convoy withdraws $1M, company confirms | Globalnews.caThe convoy movement, known as the “Save Canada” movement or the “ freedom convoy ,” started last Sunday in British Columbia and is making its way across Canada. Good. Let's keep at people, and stand with our fellow Canadians against this corrupt government extorting us our of our rights, because we won't be their test subjects on their substance that is ok clinical trials untill 2023 and each jab at risk of heart inflammation. You forgot to put racist, extremist in you title. You guys are slacking. Come on Global these people might be able to get their freedoms back, we wouldn’t want that.

It is a bioweapon. Why else was it created? And yes it was created in a lab. So why if not to cull the 'useless eaters' as bill Gates would say GlobalOkanagan Is amazing how this protesters are treated. If the protest was being organized by indigenous Canadians. The army and the police would be waiting for them and arresting them.

Again mainstream media is lying . When are u going to get ppl are refusing to be interveiwed by u so do us a favour leave and go bother someone else us Canadians are interested in ur lies What is a ' white nationalist ' ? Is it different from a brown, black or yellow nationalist ? Please explain your racist reporting.

GlobalCalgary Happy New CANADA DAY!!!!!! The name “Canada” likely comes from the Huron-Iroquois word “kanata,” meaning “village” or “settlement. FreedomConvoyCanada !!!! NoVaccineMandates Sad day One person has ties to a white nationalist group. One This story is bollocks Global. Smarten up! Who believes Government owned propaganda machine repeating words from Justin Trudeau who is not for our country and Canadians.

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Police warn of ‘consequences’ for violence as trucker convoy nears Ottawa - National | Globalnews.caSeveral thousand people are expected in Ottawa as early as Friday as part of the Canada Unity group demanding an end to vaccine mandate s and COVID -19 restrictions. But dont Punish those who caused the Problems that Prompted the Hate. so what are they doing about threats already made towards media? let's start the scare tactics sorry only peaceful rally coming your way

Global News SUCKS!!! to Global is such a joke. Total clown show has ties to white supremacy, racism and provides assistance to terrorists. GlobalBC Wonderful to see Canadian's and truckers united together! GlobalBC and all media,need to part of it! You guys are awful and so wrong. But we know who signs your checks. This is about coming together as Canadians and taking a stand for our rights and FREEDOMS! TruckersForFreedom2022

Have you made a story yet on ppl thatcwush for ppl thatcdidnt take it to die a miserable death ? Trying to paint everyone with a paint brush is very divisive in a time with no transparency and questions answered with proof of claims by the government. We were warned of this early on. What the hell are you reporting?

And here comes the media trying to pour crap into peoples heads, trying to make us the bad guys. Start putting the responsibility on the people that made this mess to begin with (Trudeau), and instead of standing up for what he's done he's hiding. And we let this guy back in. 🤦🏻 No one cares. The point of this is to fight for our freedoms. To take a stand we have stood idle for way too long

Trudeau says ‘very small, very angry’ trucker convoy is trying to ‘lash out’ - National | Globalnews.ca“A number of people are there without wanting to incite violence but there are going to be, as we’ve heard, a small group of people in there who are posing a threat to themselves, to each other, to Canadians,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. Global News is talking about inciting violence ... they and the government will be the ones that should be held accountable for inciting any violence at this event ... it sure would not be coming from the peaceful truckers Blah blah blah. This is one reason, again, why so many are supporting the truckers. You know what you're doing. Who told him this? CBC?

Desperately trying to smear... Keep digging there are still more wingnuts to report on instead of the truth. JustinJournos Global news has become a Liberal Party propaganda arm As soon as they claim white nationalism you know it's a lie, that narrative is so tired. At least find something else to keep us entertained... lol

Instead, Lets Recognize those people who have lost their lives on Canadian Road at the fault of truck drivers. Lmao! Only global would say stupid shit like this! They are the ones spreading all this propaganda and telling lies! The people in Ottawa are the true hero’s of our generation!! Really, truckers are doing what they always do if you drive a regular size vehicle tell me you haven’t had a truck up your ass or driving down the centre of the road when there’s a snowstorm and you almost die or passing you unsafely. This is just what do you trucker = bully

Please stop posting pictures and any words or messages uttered by this group. Let their 15 minutes pass in anonymity They really dug through hundreds of thousands of people to find that someone called covid a bioweapon and alledged ties to a white nationalist group😂😂 They really working overtime to find something wrong with the convoy but are just grasping at thin air.

Ummm did you investigate for the truth or are you just reporting hearsay? This Global News cause hates and you already knew that, why would you do that to a country who is trying to unite!! Shameful.

Sunwing plane party organizer threatens legal action against airline | Globalnews.caJames William Awad told reporters Thursday that airlines “abandoned” 154 Canadians down south “without knowing if they could afford another night in a hotel, without knowing if they could afford food the next day, without any option to return to Canada.” They totally shouldn’t have did what they did at all. Although that looked super fun actions have there consequences Poor sad baby... Oh well, why would you travel with only enough funds for those days, unforeseeable things happen all the time, that's on them, they could have returned providing, they did not act like entitled delinquents and break a ton of rules!

This is how you misrepresent a group to bolster the power and wealth of the Ruling Class. kinsellawarren Do you need to be a genius to notice when the elites are cancelling you from normal life unless you accept forced meds? Is that the best u got? The fact that u chose to single that out instead of this says it all. Does Trudeau have in his pocket?

Global_NB Would u shit the fuck up and do actual journalism Global is pure trash journalism exposing hate! And the rest are folks like you and me. Now try journalism for a change. And the media just needs go away We Canadians need to come together . Stand strong ,and not become a communist country. Dictatorship is a no go . We need to come together and get along till the government gets it .We will not tolerate this hate mongering anymore. Spread love not hate. 💞

GlobalNational and those people should be held individually responsible, not the entire group GlobalCalgary

GoFundMe releasing $1 million of fundraising money to trucker convoyGoFundMe is releasing an initial $1 million in fundraising money to the organizers of the trucker convoy protesting vaccine mandate s, after the website had temporarily frozen the funds earlier this week. Deja veo si tienen cambio they should have held all of it until they prove it was peaceful RELEASE IT ALL NOW ! Torte Negligence if you don’t ! PICK UP TIME, REVELATION TIME ! GOD SEES THROUGH EVERYTHING ! FreeomConvoy2022

GlobalCalgary You’re losing your credibility 👀👀 So called this, i wasn't sure if they would go the drugs, sexual assault route, the nazi white national route, or both. There's still time i suppose. globalwinnipeg Hope it's not a Canadian Qanon convoy I’m not strongly opinionated on this trucker thing, but this is just crap ‘reporting” ….have you no editorial integrity? Why not keep going? Some truckers are good people, some like eggs, some have a blue cap, some like cats. Its a group of people, takes all types.

Stop it global Wooooooow fake fucking news FakeNews I strongly encourage All of you to come and see for yourself all the different nationalities and communities standing together! Be kind stop pushing hate. freedomconvoy22 peaceful

North Korea touts latest missile tests, vows to bolster nuclear ‘war deterrent’ - National | Globalnews.caIt appeared Kim Jong Un did not attend the tests on Tuesday and Thursday, but he did inspect a munitions factory where workers pledged loyalty to their leader. Good for them, maybe they won't get invaded after all. How about you talk about what is really going on in Canada? Explain to us why you are telling lies and fear mongering?

started appearing on Ottawa streets, some Twitter users shared a particular photo: a pickup truck with a confederate flag flying from the bed.GoFundMe said the organizer, presumably Lich, will share more information over the coming weeks around which charities will be selected to receive the remaining funds.Copy article link Copy link Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino says nobody wants a planned anti-vaccination protest on Parliament Hill this weekend to turn into a violent attempt to overthrow the government and warned people not to dismiss the protesters as simple freedom fighters.Trucks participating in a cross-country convoy protesting a federal vaccine mandate for truckers, make their way along Highway 416 into Ottawa, Friday, Jan.

Now, as the convoy descends on Ottawa with the stated aim of opposing all COVID-19 mandates, anti-hate experts allege those with white nationalist and Islamophobic views don’t just represent the fringes of the movement but are among the organizers of the convoy. “We’re saying that this is a far-right convoy because — from day one — the organizers themselves are part of the far-right movement,” said the Executive Director of the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, Evan Balgord.2 cases. “They have previously been involved in far-right movements and have made Islamophobic comments in the past. Read more: Mendicino said multiple police forces, including the Ottawa Police Service, RCMP and Parliamentary Protective Service, are co-ordinating the response and are making decisions independent of any government involvement.” Read more: Trucker convoy protest arrives in Ottawa for multi-day demonstration Story continues below advertisement It can be difficult to determine who is a key organizer of the convoy, but there are some names that emerge time and time again — whether as authors of the $7. “Our goal is to protect the generosity of donors and ensure that all donations go to those intended,” the company said.4 million GoFundMe, as points of contact on the website that boasts a petition with 240,000 signatures, or on social media posts providing widely-shared directions to anyone hoping to join. They do “ a very good job of seeming reasonable or sounding legitimate by using fake experts or pseudo-legalistic language and unfortunately are just clever enough to bring in people who are otherwise reasonable to say, ‘Oh, that sounds really official,’ and they get roped in by terrible misinformation.

Global News contacted all the organizers mentioned in this story, but none responded by the time of publication.” Story continues below advertisement Hundreds show up as trucker convoy passes through GTA Hundreds show up as trucker convoy passes through GTA The federal government ended the truckers’ exemption to the vaccine mandate on Jan. “We are aware of inappropriate and threatening language on social media related to this event. Jason LaFace, an Ontario organizer, did pick up the call, but upon the reporter identifying themselves, immediately laughed, said “no thank you,” and hung up the phone. What does the convoy want? The convoy initially kicked off with a focus on opposing vaccine mandates — especially the one aimed at truckers. This means Canadian truck drivers need to be fully vaccinated if they want to avoid a two-week quarantine and pre-arrival molecular test for COVID-19 before crossing into Canada. The government announced in November 2021 that all Canadian truckers seeking to cross the border from the United States would need to be vaccinated in order to avoid a 14-day quarantine.” 1:07 O’Toole urges truckers to ensure their voice not drowned out by ‘extremist elements’ O’Toole urges truckers to ensure their voice not drowned out by ‘extremist elements’ The road in front of Parliament Hill is to be closed to general traffic, with two lanes reserved for the convoy and two for emergency vehicles. That mandate went into effect on Jan.S.” Trudeau acknowledged everyone is frustrated with the pandemic, which has dragged on for almost two years, but most are “not taking to the streets with a level of vitriol that quite frankly doesn’t represent the vast, vast, vast number of Canadians out there who have demonstrated a sense of unity, of being there for each other that is remarkable and exemplary on the world stage.

15. Story continues below advertisement The United States also instituted its own ban on unvaccinated truck drivers a week after Canada implemented its policy. © 2022 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc. 27, 2022, before a cross-country convoy protesting a federal vaccine mandate for truckers is expected on Saturday. In the days since the trucks hit the road, the stated goal of the movement has become muddied. 3:58 David Akin updates on the trucker convoy headed for Ottawa David Akin updates on the trucker convoy headed for Ottawa One trucker who is headed to the protest, Brigitte Belton, told Global News in a Friday interview that her goal is “to get freedom back,” and that she is “not here for politics.” Commenting on other participants whose goals may be more extreme, she said “whatever their agendas are, that’s not what we’re here for.” Story continues below advertisement “There are some security concerns regarding the anticipated energy and disruptive goals of this convoy,” he wrote Friday to people with offices in government buildings in the area.” He slammed Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole for “putting forward as his priority accommodating the unvaccinated.

So they need to be quiet. They need to go home.” Read more: Organizer of GoFundMe campaign for trucker convoy withdraws $1M, company confirms Story continues below advertisement A group affiliated with the convoy, Canada Unity, has produced a “memorandum of understanding” they plan to present to Gov. He said if their homes or constituency offices are targeted they should not engage, but close and lock all exterior doors and get somewhere safe. Gen. Mary Simon and the Senate, which they believe would force the government to rescind COVID-19 public health measures, or force the government to resign en masse. 1/2.

“The GG wouldn’t dismiss a Cabinet that hasn’t lost the confidence of the Commons … moreover, the GG has no authority to independently rescind laws or regulations,” said parliamentary expert Philippe Lagassé. The city is working with the Ottawa Police Service to develop traffic and parking management plans, and updates will be shared throughout the weekend, said Ayotte. Who is organizing the convoy? The convoy has a number of participants with different goals and isn’t cohesive, but some popular webpages help paint a picture of the people behind the convoy. There is a GoFundMe page that has raised more than $7 million for the trucker convoy. That fundraiser has two names on it: Tamara Lich, and B.2 cases.J.

Dichter. Story continues below advertisement B. The agencies have asked Villagia to have backup plans to step in and provide that care to residents.J. Dichter warned listeners about the dangers of “political Islamists,” and said the Liberal Party is “infested with Islamists.” He added that, by meeting “with extremists,” Conservative and “establishment” politicians “put at risk moderate and secular Muslims, who want nothing more but to integrate into Canada, to become Canadian, and to leave the garbage of their birth country behind them. If we’re short-staffed then it’s a lot of extra work for the team.

” “Despite what our corporate media and political leaders want to admit, Islamist entryism and the adaptation of political Islam is rotting away at our society like syphilis,” he added, by Alex Boutilier, who is now employed by Global News. 5:52 Trucker convoy rolling into Ottawa today Trucker convoy rolling into Ottawa today Another dominant voice within the convoy community is a man named Patrick King. King is listed as a contact for North Alberta on Canada Unity’s website, which hosts the memorandum of understanding that boasts more than 240,000 signatures. The protest was spawned after truckers stopped being exempted from the vaccine mandate at the Canadian border on Jan. Trending Stories Organizer of GoFundMe campaign for trucker convoy withdraws $1M, company confirms Story continues below advertisement King’s name was repeatedly mentioned on the convoy’s walkie-talkie app, Zello, on Friday — but he has ended up in the public eye for different reasons in the past, according to footage posted online. In a video posted on Twitter in 2019 , King suggests that unless Canadians “get up off your as—s and demand change,” they might want to change their names to “Ishmael” or “drop a bunch of change down the stairs” and “call yourself chong ching ching chang.

” In . Story continues below advertisement The United States policy preventing unvaccinated Canadian truckers from entering the U.