Guest: Alex Ballingall, politics reporter for The Star
As Ottawa prepares for a larger and less COVID dampened Canada Day, protesters are making their way to the city to protest vaccine mandates, health restrictions and other freedoms they feel have been curtailed. Thinking back to some organizers who were involved with this past winter’s “Freedom Convoy,” which occupied the city for weeks, some of the city’s residents are worried about this being a sequel. The organizers are promising peaceful demonstrations but also more demonstrations over the summer. Will Ottawa’s police ensure a repeat won’t happen?