City of Ottawa considering legal action to recoup

2022-04-05
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Ottawa’s mayor says the city?is contemplating legal action against the crowdfunding platform GoFundMe, arguing thatrefusal to allow a visit by his doctor. His deteriorating condition has caused international outrage.?Ottawa taxpayers shouldn’t be left to pay costs associated with the convoy protest now snarling traffic in Canada’s capitalThe feds have federal control, obviously, but they.

Mayor Jim Watson said he also would like to see GoFundMe disassociate itself from the convoy’s?fundraising campaign and the “rogue activity” of protesters pushing for an end to pandemic measures.

“I think it’s disgraceful that that any company would want to be associated with what kind of action we’ve seen here in Ottawa,” Watson told?CBC News.

“And you knowhours afte, my hope is that GoFundMe understands that this is a completely inappropriate use of dollars, to be coming into a city to create this kind of havoc in neighbourhoods, to shut down businesses, to harass our residents on the streets of Ottawa.”

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