Truck drivers opposing anti-coronavirus measures Canadian authorities are blocking the Ambassador Bridge connecting American Detroit and Canadian Windsor for the fourth day, NBC reviews. It is specified that 25% of the commerce flows of the United States and Canada go by this bridge, however not too long ago all truck drivers have been required to be vaccinated.
In addition to the bridge, protesters blocked three extra border crossings: in Ontario, in Alberta and Manitoba. As a outcome, automotive factories within the US and Canada have needed to droop or cut back manufacturing.
Representatives of the US authorities held talks with the Canadian aspect, calling for the settlement of the scenario on the border.
Meanwhile, the drivers demanded that the federal government resign. However, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pushing for obligatory vaccinations. About 90% of Canadian truck drivers are at the moment vaccinated.
Now the authorities are making ready for related protests within the United States – it turned identified in regards to the plans of truckers to dam roads. Protests are anticipated to begin as early as this weekend in California and attain Washington in March.