GoFundMe releasing $1 million of fundraising money to trucker convoy

GoFundMe is releasing an initial $1 million in fundraising money to the organizers of the trucker convoy protesting vaccine mandates, after the website had temporarily frozen the funds earlier this week.

In a statement to CTV News, a GoFundMe spokesperson said the organizers have provided a plan for the money’s distribution to cover the costs of gas for those planning to protest this weekend at Parliament Hill.

See Full Article


Latest Canada & World News

  • Hydro damage 'significantly worse' than the ice storm and tornadoes, Hydro Ottawa says

    Canada News CTV News
    Hydro Ottawa says the damage from Saturday's storm is "simply beyond comprehension", and is "significantly worse" than the 1998 ice storm and the tornadoes that hit the capital three years ago. More than 150,000 Ottawa homes and businesses remain without power two days after a severe storm hit the capital, with wind gusts of up to 120 km/h. Source
  • A Texas woman is wanted for the alleged murder of an elite cyclist who had a relationship with her boyfriend, authorities say

    World News CTV News
    Authorities are searching for a Texas woman accused of murdering an elite cyclist who allegedly dated her boyfriend. The U.S. Marshals Service is conducting a fugitive investigation into the whereabouts of Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, 34, who is wanted on a first-degree murder charge in connection with the fatal shooting of 25-year-old Anna Moriah Wilson on May 11. Source
  • Sunrise ceremony opens daylong Kamloops, B.C., memorial to mark graves detection anniversary

    Canada News CTV News
    KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A memorial to mark the one-year anniversary of the announcement of the detection of an unmarked burial site at the former residential school at Kamloops, B.C., starts early Monday with a ceremony at sunrise and concludes with a closing evening prayer. Source
  • Xinjiang in focus as UN rights chief arrives for China visit

    World News CTV News
    BEIJING - Allegations of human rights abuses in northwestern China's Xinjiang region will dominate a visit by the United Nations' top rights official that began Monday. Michelle Bachelet's trip is the first to China by a UN high commissioner for human rights since 2005, and rights groups warn it threatens to whitewash abuses by the ruling Communist Party in Xinjiang. Source
  • Ukraine war pushes world total of displaced people over 100 million: UN

    World News CBC News
    The number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and persecution has crossed the milestone of 100 million for the first time on record, propelled by the war in Ukraine and other deadly conflicts, the United Nations refugee agency said Monday. Source
  • Storm leaves at least nine dead, many powerless across Ontario and Quebec

    Canada News CTV News
    Tens of thousands of people remain without power after Saturday's powerful storm that left at least nine dead and caused extensive damage throughout southern Ontario and Quebec. Hydro utilities reported Sunday that the damage to the power grid is extensive and complicated, meaning even as crews worked around the clock to make repairs, it could still be days before the outages are resolved. Source
  • Police searching for NYC subway gunman seek public help

    World News CTV News
    NEW YORK - Police searching for an unidentified man who shot and killed another passenger on a moving New York City subway train asked for the public's help Monday. "We need all eyes on this," NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell said on Twitter. Source
  • 7 die in Philippine ferry fire; over 120 rescued from water

    World News CTV News
    MANILA, Philippines - A ferry carrying more than 130 people caught fire in the northeastern Philippines on Monday, killing seven passengers and forcing many survivors to jump into the sea where they were rescued by other vessels. Source
  • Ukraine updates: Russian diplomat resigns over Ukraine war

    World News CTV News
    What's happening in Ukraine today and how are countries around the world responding? Read live updates on Vladimir Putin and Russia's invasion of Ukraine. DAVOS, Switzerland -- A veteran Russian diplomat in Geneva says he handed in his resignation before sending out a scathing letter to foreign colleagues inveighing against the "aggressive war unleashed" by Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine. Source
  • UN refugee agency: Number of displaced tops 100 million

    World News CTV News
    BERLIN - The number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and persecution has crossed the milestone of 100 million for the first time on record, propelled by the war in Ukraine and other deadly conflicts, the UN refugee agency said Monday. Source