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Canada police arrive to take away protesters at US border

WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — Canadian police moved in Saturday to take away protesters who’ve disrupted Canada-US commerce at a serious bridge border crossing, although a number of vans remained blocking site visitors.

Many protesters started driving away as police approached shortly after daybreak. They’d spent the evening on the busiest crossing between the USA and Canada regardless of new warnings to finish the blockade that has disrupted the move of products between the 2 nations and compelled the auto business on either side to roll again manufacturing.

With dozens of police round his automotive, a person with “Trump 2024” and “Mandate freedom” spray-painted on his car left with none resistance. Different protesters started dismantling a small tarp-covered encampment.

However three massive vans and about 20 protesters remained blocking site visitors early Saturday and so they started singing Canada’s nationwide anthem.


The demonstrators are protesting towards Canada’s COVID-19 mandates and restrictions. There’s additionally an outpouring of fury towards Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

“The Windsor Police & its policing companions have commenced enforcement at and close to the Ambassador Bridge. We urge all demonstrators to behave lawfully & peacefully. Commuters are nonetheless being requested to keep away from the areas affected by the demonstrations presently,” police tweeted.

“The unlawful blockades are impacting commerce, provide chains & manufacturing. They’re hurting Canadian households, employees & companies. Glad to see the Windsor Police & its policing companions commenced enforcement at and close to the Ambassador Bridge. These blockades should cease,” Federal Innovation Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne tweeted.

A choose on Friday ordered protesters on the Ambassador Bridge over the U.S.-Canadian border to finish the blockade that has now entered a sixth day.