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Protesters arrive on Parliament Hill ahead of main trucker convoy

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.

Trucks participating in a cross-country convoy protesting measures taken by authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 are parked on Wellington Street in front of Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

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Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin's sexual assault case will go to trial in September. Two days were set aside for the trial during a brief, virtual courtroom hearing this morning, five months after the senior military officer once tasked with overseeing Canada's COVID-19 vaccination drive was charged.

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Protesters arrive on Parliament Hill ahead of main trucker convoy

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.

Trucks participating in a cross-country convoy protesting measures taken by authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 are parked on Wellington Street in front of Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang