The convoy of truckers in Ottawa, the morning of Sunday, February 6
The action includes several thousand potential plaintiffs who reside in an area stretching from west of Bronson Avenue to Booth Street, to include the LeBreton Flats buildings. In the ByWard Market, the zone includes the area located north of Saint-Patrick Street, up to Boteler Street.
While Recognizing that the defendants deny having a common intention to block streets or put pressure on the government by causing hardship to residents, the judge wrote that it could be concluded that disrupting daily life in the downtown was what the organizers and participants of the truckers' convoy were looking for.
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Paul Champ, the lawyer who is bringing the class action on behalf of residents and traders in the capital, said he was satisfied with the result by press release.
We remain committed to obtaining justice and redress for the residents of downtown Ottawa.
< p class="StyledBodyHtmlParagraph-sc-48221190-4 hnvfyV">The truckers' convoy and its supporters paralyzed the city center for several weeks in early 2022, demanding the abandonment of health measures linked to COVID-19.< /p>