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Freedom Convoy Regroups in Rural Canada

Canada’s CTV News on Tuesday reported that Freedom Convoy protesters driven from downtown Ottawa by this weekend’s police action are “regrouping” on private property around the city, as they evidently planned in advance.

TOPSHOT - Trucks displaying the Canadian national flag drive by as anti-vaccine mandate and anti-government protesters demonstrate on Highway 15 near the Pacific Highway Border Crossing on the US-Canada border with Washington State in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada on February 12, 2022. (Photo by Jason Redmond / AFP) (Photo by …

Freedom Convoy Protesters Dismiss Justin Trudeau’s Emergency Powers Move

Some members of Ottawa’s “Freedom Convoy” — which urges Canada’s government to drop pandemic-related vaccine mandates and restrictions — dismissed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to use a federal Emergencies Act against the peaceful protest as a “scare tactic” on Wednesday, the Canadian Press reported.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - FEBRUARY 12: People gather and block the streets to take part in an anti-government and anti-vaccine mandate protest on February 12, 2022 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The protest has entered the 16th day of blockading the area around the Parliament building in Canada’s capital. Thousands of protestors …