As the sun set in Ottawa on Friday constant honks from truck horns could still be heard through the downtown core, as hundreds of convoy participants began gathering around Parliament Hill in what's set to be a 'unique, fluid, risky, and significant' protest, according to city officials.
As the convoy of truckers and their supporters descends on Ottawa for what's set to be a weekend of protests and potentially prolonged gridlock, what is the group looking to accomplish?
Prime 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 to vent their anger about public health restrictions to combat COVID-19.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called on the West to cool the rhetoric, saying that it's putting his country's economy at risk, even as Russian warships carried out target practice in the Black Sea.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says Canada is “one of the lead countries in NATO” in its support for Ukraine, as the country faces a possible Russian invasion.
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Canadian men’s soccer team continues its incredible run in the World Cup Qualifiers after a win against Honduras. Bill Fortier reports.
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Astronomers are investigating after the discovery of mysterious object in space. Joy Malbon reports.
A University of Saskatchewan professor and her research on the aurora is being recognized internationally.
An Ontario farmer is attributing his recovery to the generosity of someone across the globe.
'Jeopardy!' champion Amy Schneider's dazzling streak is over, snapped Wednesday by a Chicago librarian after 40 consecutive wins and nearly US$1.4M in prize money.
The City of Ottawa will honour Canadian actor Ryan Reynold for his charitable work.