Thousands of Canadian truck drivers strike vaccine obligations with US truck drivers


Following the Public Health Agency of Canada announcement Foreign truck drivers can only enter Canada if they are fully vaccinated from 15 January, and the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has stated that 1 for non-US domestic truck drivers across the United States. Similar requirements were announced on the 22nd of March, and thousands of truck drivers have been decided. I will meet in Ottawa in protest and trying to stop the mandate.

According to organizer Canada Unity & Truckers United, Canadian truck drivers, along with stakeholders across the country, took action with the intention of pulling thousands of vehicles into Parliament and parking them there, towards the Canadian Parliament. I planned to drive.

A similar action took place on January 17, when a truck convoy protested the order in Emerson, Manitoba, near the US-Canada border.

US truck drivers began organizing their own resistance on Tuesday. The Epoch Times follows the story and reports on its development.

Patty Every is a Nova Scotia business owner and founder of Atlantic Freedom Fighters.

“Through this pandemic, I have seen our government slowly destroy our economy, our mental health, and the future stability of our country,” all told The Epoch Times.

“Obliging them to continue to impose illegally on people has caused far more damage than the pandemic itself. The Canadian government has hatred those who have decided to take advantage of the right to say no to vaccines. Through instigating media, we continue to use phrases and words for Canadians. As a result, hate climbs for unvaccinated people are beginning to occur. When we are our leaders doing that. What do we do to stop this? The Canadian people had enough. At first we were happy, but seeing where self-satisfaction led us. Please. Now is the time for us to stand up and protect what our country represents: freedom. We are “true north, strong, freedom” and the Canadians are ready to protect it. it’s finished.

“”[A U.S. organizer] It will create a movement called “Nations Unite For Freedom” in which Canada and the United States work together to help each other. ” “By doing this, we hope that other countries will take the lead and participate in each other.

From January 23, “thousands of vehicles,” truck drivers, and regular vehicles will be transported from “every corner of the country” to the capital.

“Several free organizations from all over Canada have come together to stand up,” she said.

Protesters in each state or state depart at a specific time to arrive at the capital on January 28th. According to Every, there are already at least 2,000 trucks that started driving to Ottawa before the specified start date.

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On September 12, 2001, truck drivers using Pacific Highway Crossing in Sally, British Columbia will face up to five hours of waiting due to enhanced security checks at all border crossings. (CanadianPress / Richard Lam)

The Epoch Times has contacted other leaders of Canadian protesters.

“Today we have one of the most important battles and responsibilities in recent history: human rights, freedom of choice, freedom of speech, expression, opinion, and uncensored discussions. That’s what Vice President Martin Brodmann said. President of Canada Unity and President of Truckers United Inc.

“Conflicts are not disputed by discussions or divisions of action. They are fighting together, [and] I’m running out of time early. Don’t waste the few seconds we have left to make a difference, not just for veterans, but for future generations.We have to trust and let us [be] Not only are we guided by our actions, but regardless of who has what beliefs, we must trust and unite our faith.

“Faith is also freedom of choice,” Brodmann added. “It is not our responsibility to judge our beliefs, and it is not our right to discriminate against anyone. By being united and united, regardless of race, religion, culture or gender, we are You have to believe. Only then will we succeed. History also proved that the minority finally fought for the right reason. We need to remain strong, We will unite and confront our enemies in honor of ourselves. Memorandum (MOU) announces and demands that all illegal obligations be suspended on behalf of all industries and Canadians, and that the law be returned to Ottawa with them for the sake of others. “

Canada Unity & Truckers United has held a national free convoy 2022 “Ottawa Bear Hug Event” to thwart illegal COVID obligations.

“Operation Bear Hug started last year and was part of the first convoy from December 5th to December 10th, 2021,” Brodmann explained. Spread love, unity and dignity around the world. The bear hug reflects an uncertain era, but more so to unite and unite. Canada Unity & Truckers United does not currently approve or encourage national or international border blockades to ensure the movement of goods in the already disrupted supply chain caused by the trade war.

“Freedom Convoy 2022 West begins in Vancouver on January 23 and heads east towards Ottawa, Ontario. New Foundland Freedom Convoy 2022 joins Novascosia Freedom Convoy 2022 on January 27 and heads west. Join Ottawa and not only start a bear hug operation at the national level, but also start more to solidarity with neighboring free lovers from the United States, [who] I will also participate in Ottawa, “Brodmann added.

Pat King, Alberta is currently an occupational health and safety expert. He was a dispatched supervisor for five years and had been driving a truck for 15 years.

“We can no longer live this way, and as a father, I need to play my part in protecting the future of my children and future generations,” King said. Told.

Ryan Michlevich, a 25-year-old truck driver from Saskatchewan, said: It’s time for the Canadians to give back. Governments need to be aware that they work for people. Not the other way around. “

Another top organizer, Tamara Lich, has been working in the oil and gas industry for 23 years.

“Our rights and freedoms have been deprived of us again. After many years of people are constantly divided by our government, we stand up and demand that our laws be properly followed. The time has come. The government continues to find loopholes to justify their abuse, and no more will be tolerated, “Rich said.

According to Every, there is also a “ton” of trucks coming from Quebec.

On January 11, Quebec’s Prime Minister Fran├žois Gargot announced his intention to impose a new “health contribution” tax on unvaccinated people in the coming weeks. He did not specify the amount to be collected, but said it was “important”.

Joanie Pelchat is Quebec’s top organizer, a veteran medical software expert.

“It’s time to get up. It’s time to act. It’s time to make changes. We’re downhill and we need to change. This government overkill needs to end. I need to end. We are doing this for the future of our daughter and the future of Canada, “Pelchat said.

Lee Harding contributed to this report.

Enrico Trigoso

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Enrico Trigoso is an Epoch Times reporter focused on the New York area.