Key US-Canada bridge reopens, Ottawa protest on

Key US-Canada bridge reopens, Ottawa protest on

The busiest US-Canada border crossing was open on Monday after demonstrators protesting against COVID-19 measures blocked it for nearly a week, but a major protest continued in the capital, Ottawa, as city residents rededicated the streets. Emphasized the inability of the authorities to achieve

Demonstrations against COVID-19 restrictions and other issues have blocked several crossings along the US-Canada border and hurt the economies of both countries. He also inspired similar convoys in France, New Zealand and the Netherlands. The US Department of Homeland Security warned that truck convoys could operate in the United States.

Police in Windsor, Ontario arrested 25 to 30 protesters and drove several vehicles on Sunday near the Ambassador Bridge, which connects Windsor – and several Canadian automotive plants – with Detroit.

A spokesman for the Detroit International Bridge Company, the owner of the bridge, confirmed that the bridge reopened to traffic late Sunday. The Canada Border Service confirmed that the bridge is open. When protesters began blocking access to the bridge on 7 February, automakers began to shut down or reduce production. The crossing sees 37 of 25 of the total trade between the two countries.

Protests in Ottawa have paralyzed the city’s residents, who are fed up with police inaction and pressured Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The city appears to have reached an agreement in which protesters, who have blocked city streets for more than two weeks, will move out of residential areas, but those prospects soon faded.

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COVID protesters New Zealand’s prime minister said on Monday that protesters protesting the coronavirus mandate were using “intimidation and harassment” as authorities took a hard line towards the convoy of demonstrators that barricaded Wellington for nearly a week Is.

Speaking to reporters, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, “I clearly have a perspective on the protesters and the way they have staged their protests, as it reflects the attitude of intimidating and harassing people around Central Wellington. Sharing has gone beyond that,” she said. “It can’t be tolerated.”

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