Elon Musk digs up Canadian government to support truck convoy

Tesla CEO Elon Musk delved into the Liberal Party government over the weekend as he continued to show support for truck drivers protesting in Ottawa against the obligations and restrictions of the COVID-19 vaccine.

“The so-called’fringe minority’seems to be the government in reality,” Musk said in a series of posts on Twitter on January 30 with a video showing thousands of protesters in front of Congress. Said in response to the included tweets. On January 30th, hills and trucks parked in the city.

“If the government had a national mission, there would be serious opposition protests. It doesn’t exist, so it doesn’t exist,” Musk said.

Billionaires’ comments appear to have swiped Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who dismissed the protesters as “small fringe minorities” who did not have the views of a majority of Canadians on January 26.

“The small fringe minority of those on their way to Ottawa, or who have the unacceptable views they express, do not represent the views of the Canadians who were there for each other,” Trudeau said. Press conference..

on the other hand, Angus Reid Poll The majority of Canadians (54%) announced today say it’s time to lift all pandemic restrictions and allow people to control their risk levels. The number of Canadians in favor of the end of the limit increased by 15 percent, compared to 40 percent in a similar poll conducted earlier this month.

The trucking fleet, called “Freedom Convoy 2022,” began in protest on January 15 after the federal government introduced vaccination obligations for cross-border truck drivers between Canada and the United States.

The first convoy departed from the West Coast on January 23, after which more trucks from different parts of the country gathered in Ottawa over the weekend to protest various COVID-19 restrictions and obligations. I did. The organizers have stated that they will not leave the capital until the vaccine obligations are lifted.

Tamara Lich, one of the organizers of the convoy, told critics: January 26 StatementAttempts to characterize the truck drivers involved as “separatists” and “terrorists” were said to be the tactics used to slander the campaign. She later did not tolerate violence or vandalism and urged members of the convoy to report the truck numbers and license plates of those who instigated violence and hatred.

Despite Trudeau’s criticism, the campaign is globally recognized with support from musk, Russell Brand, Joe Rogan and others.

Mask first used Twitter on January 27th comment “Canada truck driver dominates” during the trip to Ottawa. Since then, his tweets have received over 400,000 likes.

“Freedom is stripped one at a time until it’s gone,” Musk said. Said In another tweet on January 27th.

In an interview with CBC January 30, Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra Alluded to Vaccine obligations may be imposed on truck drivers traveling between states.

“No one should be surprised that there is work being done to take us there,” he said.

Meanwhile, Trudeau announced on January 31 that it tested positive for COVID-19.

Prior to that, the Prime Minister said on January 27 that he would be isolated after learning that he had been in contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19. He later said that it was one of his children who tested positive.

Trudeau was completely vaccinated against COVID-19 and received a booster shot on January 4th.

Omid Ghoreishi and Noé Charter contributed to this report

Isaac Theo


Isaac Teo is a Toronto-based Epoch Times reporter.