National Newswatch

One of the leaders of the convoy protest that occupied downtown Ottawa for three weeks last month was in court Wednesday, hoping to overturn an earlier judicial decision that she be held without bail until her trial on the charges of counselling to commit the offence of mischief and committing mischief.

Tamara Lich, 49, of Medicine Hat, Alta., asked Ontario Superior Court Justice Hon. John M. Johnston to overturn a ruling made by a lower court judge, Ontario Court Justice Julie Bourgeois, that Lich be held without bail.

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