Man Charged With Arson in Ottawa Apartment Not Connected to Freedom Convoy, Police Say


Ottawa police say a man charged with arson in relation to a fire deliberately set in a downtown Ottawa apartment building on Feb. 6 was not connected with the "Freedom Convoy" protest occurring at the time. Comments by the city's mayor and several Liberal and NDP MPs had previously linked the incident to the protest that was initiated in January in opposition to COVID-19 mandates and restrictions.

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