On Day 6 of the Truckers for Freedom Convoy, truckers touched down in the nation’s capital, the Eastern fleet rolled through Quebec City and the legacy media’s hysteria reached new heights. 

By early mid-afternoon on Friday, truckers and supporters began to gather near Parliament. 

This was the scene in Ottawa.

The truckers arriving early parked their rigs on Wellington Street outside the Parliament Buildings for the night. They have said they will not move them until Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lifts his vaccine mandates.

Truck horns were blaring in unison on Friday night. 

The Western fleet made its way through parts of Central Ontario today. As truckers passed through North Bay, Ontario, huge crowds of supporters endured the cold to greet the convoy. 

Crowds lined both sides of the street in North Bay, waving Canadian flags and singing O Canada. 

One supporter even joined the convoy on horseback.

The Eastern fleet set out from Moncton, New Brunswick and were greeted by huge crowds lining overpasses. 

This was the scene in the morning. 

As the convoy made its way through Quebec, massive crowds didn’t miss their chance to cheer on the truckers. 

This was the scene in Drummondville, Quebec as supporters greeted the convoy from an overpass. 

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This was what it looked like in Quebec City. 

Earlier in the day, crowds cheered on the truckers as they passed through Sherbrooke, Quebec. 

In contrast to the scenes of patriotism and unity on the East Coast, the Nova Scotia government issued a directive banning gatherings alongside the interprovincial highway. 

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Federal Conservative leader Erin O’Toole met with truckers outside of Ottawa today as he called on Trudeau to do the same. 

International celebrities continued to lend support to Canadian truckers, the latest being UK actor and comedian Russel Brand. 

Brand posted a lengthy video to YouTube endorsing the trucker convoy and asking why the legacy media was refusing to cover the story. The video had over 800,000 views at the time this article was published. 

The legacy media continued their ongoing campaign to demonize the convoy, continuing to warn about potential violence on Saturday and that “extremist groups” were planning to hijack the event. 

The headline of the top story on CBC read, “Ottawa ready to deal with violence, extremists as protest convoy arrives, says public safety minister.”

True North will be on the ground tomorrow outside Parliament to bring you wire-to-wire coverage of events. 

The GoFundMe in support of the truckers at the time this article was published had reached $7,600,670.

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  • Harrison Faulkner

    Harrison Faulkner is the host of Ratio'd and co-host of Fake News Friday. He is also a journalist and producer for True North based in Toronto. Twitter: @Harry__Faulkner

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