Far-right groups hope trucker convoy will be Canada’s Jan. 6 insurrection

Canadian far-right and white nationalist groups see the so-called “Freedom Convoy” as an opportunity, with some hoping the protests will be Canada’s version of last year’s Jan. 6 riot in Washington, D.C.

Hundreds of truckers and their supporters are making their way from B.C. to Ottawa for a planned protest outside Parliament on Saturday.

The loosely-organized group – which has raised almost $4.5 million through GoFundMe since Jan. 14 – is said to oppose vaccine mandates, particularly a new vaccination requirement for truckers crossing the Canada-U.S. border into Canada.

Kyle Benning has the story.

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