A large convoy of trucks headed for Ottawa, passed through Medicine Hat Thursday afternoon.

Dubbed, “United We Roll”, the group is taking its message directly to Parliament Hill.

While earlier convoy’s focused on raising awareness around Alberta and Saskatchewan , this is the first known western convoy to take the oil and gas message directly to Ottawa

Organizers said about 160 vehicles were taking part in the convoy and expected more to join up as they make the cross country trek.

The group plans to arrive in Ottawa on February 19, 2019.