‘Aggressive’ Ottawa police response to high school dress code protest draws criticism

Ottawa police are being criticized for their response to a student protest outside a Catholic high school over a dress code “blitz,” particularly in contrast to how they responded to the “Freedom Convoy” blockade earlier this year. Students held a large protest outside Béatrice-Desloges Catholic High School in Orléans during lunch break Friday, a day … Read more

‘Aggressive’ Ottawa police response to high school dress code protest draws criticism

Ottawa police are being criticized for their response to a student protest outside a Catholic high school over a dress code “blitz,” particularly in contrast to how they responded to the “Freedom Convoy” blockade earlier this year. Students held a large protest outside Béatrice-Desloges Catholic High School in Orléans during lunch break Friday, a day … Read more

Organizers say ‘Rolling Thunder’ protest ending in Ottawa

The “Rolling Thunder” rally is set to wind down today after arriving in Ottawa Friday afternoon, bringing large crowds to a downtown core where residents are still tense after the three-week-long occupation in February. A spokeswoman for Freedom Fighters Canada, one of the groups organizing the weekend-long demonstration, says a church service scheduled for 10:30 … Read more

7 arrests made after 1st night of ‘Rolling Thunder’ biker convoy in downtown Ottawa

Ottawa police made several arrests Friday night as the city braces for Saturday’s “Rolling Thunder” demonstration. The arrests took place after a small convoy attempted to make its way to Parliament Hill, police said. In a press release late Friday night, Ottawa police confirmed seven people were arrested during protests in the downtown core. Police … Read more