Friday, May 20

Major covid protests in Canada – trucks blocked streets – News (Echo)

Hundreds of trucks and thousands of people protested against Canada’s actions.

Listen: Cargo Protests Ottawa

  • Hundreds of trucks and thousands of people blocked the streets of central Ottawa, Canada on Saturday.

  • The truck drivers protested that they had to be vaccinated against covid-19 to cross the border into the United States. Many other participants demonstrated against the government’s measures in general to prevent the spread of infection.

  • Canadian media report that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family have been moved from their homes to a safe place in the city.

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