Trudeau moved to secure location amid trucker protests
The Canadian PM reportedly went into hiding as truckers protesting Covid-19 mandates flooded Ottawa
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his household have been moved to an “undisclosed location” within the nation’s capital on Saturday out of safety considerations as 1000’s of protesters gathered exterior of Parliament in Ottawa, state-owned CBC reported.
Protesters fought chilly climate on Saturday to affix 1000’s of truckers who’ve made headlines and gained the help of anti-mandate activists throughout the globe, together with within the US, as they’ve made their approach into Ottawa, protesting Trudeau’s Covid measures. Some vans have been emblazoned with messages akin to “F**okay Trudeau” and “Mandate freedom.”
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New Covid laws require unvaccinated Canadian truck drivers to isolate for 14 days after they re-enter Canada from the US, a transfer drivers have been saying would have a significant detrimental affect on their business. Trudeau beforehand dismissed the protesters as a “fringe minority,” arguing that as much as 50,000 truckers that joined the protest have been harboring “unacceptable views.”
As many as 10,000 individuals are anticipated by the day’s finish to be protesting exterior the prime minister’s workplace, in keeping with CBC.
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