Trucker’s Protest

The 2022 Trucker’s Protest in Toronto, February 5

I exited the subway car at Queen’s Park station and climbed the stairs to the ground-level floor and found a seat. In the corner was a cluster of 5 security officers; an unusual sight. I sat down and unpacked my cameras and then mounted the lenses I had selected for the occasion. I had three camera bodies, and my bag strung over my shoulders. I looked the part. I got up from the seat and exited the station onto College Street.

It was empty, except for police vehicles block both the north-south and east-west routes.

I continued up Queen’s Park Crescent towards the Legislature Buildings to meet the protesters, but as I approached it was clear that there were only a few people.

However, I had arrived early and as I waited more people arrived.

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