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Yellow Vest group confirm date for next convoy

08.02.2019 11:24
By: Frank McGwire

Event is expected to start in Red Deer with 1500 trucks


Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - Valentines day is going to be a bit sweeter for those opposing Canada's Liberal party.

The "United We Roll Convoy for Canada" will commence in Red Deer, Alberta at 6 a.m. MST on February 14th, 2019.

1500 participants are expected to start the trek eastward toward Ottawa.

The event is in protest of the Liberal Party's decisions and issues which they feel adversely affect all Canadians.

The convoy will grow in size along the way as more trucks are added.

According to a press release from the group, they're key issues are:

1 - The Liberals resistance to build pipelines so all Canadians have access to oil

2 - Say NO to a carbon tax

3 - Repeal Bill C-48 (Tanker Ban)

4 - Stop Bill C-69 (Future Pipelines)

5 - Protection of our Canadian Sovereignty (NO "UN" Global Compact for migration

 

The group expect to arrive in Ottawa on February 19th, 2019.

Their Go Fund Me page has raised nearly $40,000 to cover fuel and miscellaneous costs.