Charge approved in 2020 crash that killed cyclist on cross-Canada journey

The cyclist struck and killed by a pickup truck in Maple Ridge, B.C. on July 20, 2020 has been identified by friends as 24-year-old Dafne Toumbanakis, of Montreal. The cyclist struck and killed by a pickup truck in Maple Ridge, B.C. on July 20, 2020 has been identified by friends as 24-year-old Dafne Toumbanakis, of Montreal.

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Protesters arrive on Parliament Hill ahead of main trucker convoy

As the sun set in Ottawa on Friday constant honks from truck horns could still be heard through the downtown core, as hundreds of convoy participants began gathering around Parliament Hill in what's set to be a 'unique, fluid, risky, and significant' protest, according to city officials.

Trucks participating in a cross-country convoy protesting measures taken by authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 are parked on Wellington Street in front of Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang