Pro-pipeline protest convoy approaches Ottawa after rolling across country

Excerpt: Corbeil said the convoy does not condone hate and is about uniting people.

Evan Balgord, the executive director the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, however, is warning that the convoy is giving a platform for hate.

“This convoy is a Yellow Vests Canada convoy, and any well-meaning pro-pipeline individuals involved are in fact legitimizing and breathing oxygen into the broader Yellow Vests Canada movement, which spreads hate, conspiracy theories and death threats targeting Muslims, politicians and other Canadians,” he said.

Indigenous Solidarity Ottawa is planning a demonstration near Parliament Hill Tuesday to counter the convoy’s protest, condemning what it calls “pro-pipeline, far right and outright racist” rhetoric.

Full article: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/truck-convoy-red-deer-ottawa-arnprior-1.5023646