Advertisement

Large pro-pipeline convoy rolls through Winnipeg Friday

Convoy: Hundreds of big rigs pass through Winnipeg
WATCH: The 'United We Roll Convoy for Canada' passed through Winnipeg Friday on their way to Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

A large group of pro-pipeline protesters made their way through Winnipeg Friday.

The ‘United We Roll Convoy for Canada’ left Red Deer, Alta. Wednesday on their way to Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

READ MORE: Truck convoy leaves Alberta for Ottawa Thursday: ‘This is about uniting Canada’

Manitoba RCMP say they were first notified of a convoy potentially passing through Winnipeg early last week.

Sgt. Paul Manaigre says they expected the convoy to be mostly made up of semi trailers, with some campers and personal vehicles also included, with approximate total of 300 vehicles.

Members of the convoy said they planned to be passing through Winnipeg just after 3 p.m., although they did not say which route the drivers will take on their way through.

Story continues below advertisement

They are scheduled to arrive in Ottawa on Tuesday.

WATCH: Alberta convoy heads east to promote jobs and pipelines

Alberta convoy heads east to promote jobs and pipelines
Alberta convoy heads east to promote jobs and pipelines