Category: trucker protests

Liberal MP Says ‘Honk Honk’ Stands for ‘Heil Hitler’

Liberal MP Ya’ara Saks said that “honk honk” is equivalent to “Heil Hitler,” while testifying in Parliament in defence of her government’s use of the Emergencies Act to oust protesters in Ottawa who oppose the federal COVID-19 mandates. The protest, which first began in opposition to the vaccine mandate imposed on truck drivers crossing the…


Banks Have Started Freezing Accounts of Some Involved in Protests, Canada’s Deputy PM Says

The RCMP have started sharing names of individuals and corporations, as well as their cryptocurrency wallets, with financial institutions to freeze the accounts of some people involved with convoy blockades and protests, federal ministers say. Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland told reporters in a press conference on Feb. 17 that information is now being shared by law…


Edmonton Police Officer Supports Trucker Protest, Says Sad to See Canadians’ Freedom ‘Taken Away’

A constable with the Edmonton Police Service made an emotional video expressing her support for the “Freedom Convoy,” while also addressing the Ottawa police officers who are being put in a tight spot in the current protest. Elena Golysheva, an immigrant who has been with the police force for 17 years, said it saddened her…


In an Emotional Video, Edmonton Police Officer Expresses Support for Trucker Protest

A constable with the Edmonton Police Service made an emotional video expressing her support for the “Freedom Convoy,” while also addressing the Ottawa police officers who are being put in a tight spot in the current protest. Elena Golysheva, an immigrant who has been with the police force for 17 years, said it saddened her…


Trucker Protests the Tipping Point of Frustration With Two Years of Botched Pandemic Responses

Commentary With the ongoing trucker protests that have rocked Ottawa and several other Canadian cities and jurisdictions, it is reasonable to say that we’ve reached the peak of the politicization of this pandemic. Something like this was bound to happen. The support the protest has garnered is clearly a product of frustrations that have reached…


LIVE: Ontario Premier Doug Ford Holds News Conference

Ontario Premier Doug Ford makes an announcement as his province attempts to address ongoing trucker protests.


Multiple US Automakers Pause Some Output Amid Canadian Trucker Protests

Multiple U.S. Automakers including Ford and Toyota have halted some production at their Canada plants due to the ongoing protests over the country’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Toyota, Chrysler Pacifica, Ford, and General Motors all said they have had to pause production on some of their sites due to the demonstrations, which have caused blockages at the Ambassador Bridge…


NTD News Today Full Broadcast (Feb. 09)

U.S. lawmakers are stepping up efforts on a bill to sanction Russia, in hopes it will deter the country from invading Ukraine. Why does one senator say it is not enough? And what does he suggest instead? Are black votes in Alabama being diluted? After the Supreme Court ruling, the plaintiffs warned that the court…