Canada truckers' vaccine protest spirals into calls to repeal all public health rules - 2022-01-28
A convoy of truckers and their supporters is set to converge on the Canadian capital in a protest which has spiralled from frustrations over vaccine mandates into calls for the repeal of all public health measures – and even the overthrow of the federal government.
Earlier this month, Canada began requiring any truckers arriving from the US be fully vaccinated against coronavirus. Those who are not vaccinated – who are believed to constitute less than 15% of the country's drivers – are required to quarantine for 14 days. Canada has recorded 2.93 million Covid cases and 32,600 deaths from the virus.