Demonstrators continue to demand for the end of COVID-19 obligations


The rain in Ottawa on February 10 did not discourage protesters still in the capital of the country protesting the obligations and restrictions of COVID-19.

With trucks and vehicles parked in the heart of downtown for nearly two weeks, the Freedom Convoy continues to demand the federal government to end regulations.

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Protesters will demonstrate in Ottawa on February 10, 2022, against the obligations and restrictions of COVID-19. (AnnieWu / NTD Television)
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Protesters will demonstrate in Ottawa on February 10, 2022, against the obligations and restrictions of COVID-19. (AnnieWu / NTD Television)

Joe Macdonald, an 81-year-old military veteran who has participated in the second protest since it began on January 29, said he would support a truck driver because he “supports freedom here.” Told.

“I spent 30 years in the Canadian Army and I can’t lose it because of my freedom,” McDonald’s said in an interview with the Epoch Times affiliate media NTD Television on February 10.

“Vaccines I don’t care about [about].. You can take it or not receive it. It’s the freedom we need to regain, and it’s what our government has robbed us of. “

McDonald’s said it hopes truck drivers can continue to protest as the federal, state and local governments have decided to remove the Truther demonstration at Dot.

Ottawa protesters say they are ready to discuss their dissatisfaction with government representatives, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refused to meet them or send them representatives.

“I know the government and the city [have] It’s very bad for them, they’re not supportive, and no one is talking to them, “he said. “We have to keep fighting.”

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Protesters will demonstrate in Ottawa on February 10, 2022, against the obligations and restrictions of COVID-19. (AnnieWu / NTD Television)
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Protesters will demonstrate in Ottawa on February 10, 2022, against the obligations and restrictions of COVID-19. (AnnieWu / NTD Television)

On February 11, Ontario Prime Minister Doug Ford declared an emergency in his state in response to truck driver protests in Ottawa and Windsor.Of products, people and services along the critical infrastructure

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Protesters will demonstrate in Ottawa on February 10, 2022, against the obligations and restrictions of COVID-19. (AnnieWu / NTD Television)
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A truck parked on the streets of Ottawa protesting COVID-19’s obligations and restrictions on February 10, 2022. (AnnieWu / NTD Television)

Claire Forsy, a retired resident of southern Ontario, said it was “enough.”

“I hope our civil rights and freedoms will be returned,” she told NTD Television in an interview on February 10.

“This is not Canada where I know I was born. And I want to get Canada back again for my mother, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. We all have these. We are here for our generation, and we want to end this now. “

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Message from supporters protesting COVID-19 obligations and restrictions in Ottawa on February 10, 2022 to truck drivers (Annie Wu / NTD Television)
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Protesters will demonstrate in Ottawa on February 10, 2022, against the obligations and restrictions of COVID-19. (AnnieWu / NTD Television)

Annie Wu contributed to this report

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Isaac Teo is a Toronto-based Epoch Times reporter.

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