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Canadian Police Clear Trucker Convoy from Ambassador Bridge as Protests Spread to More Countries

HeadlineFeb 14, 2022

Canadian police have reopened the Ambassador Bridge, which connects Ontario to the U.S. city of Detroit, after a weeks-long protest by Canadian truckers came to a head over the weekend. Police arrested anti-government protesters who have been blockading the international trade route for nearly a week as part of the “Freedom Convoy,” which started as a demonstration against COVID restrictions. But protests continue in Ottawa and have now spread to other cities and countries, including France, where police fired tear gas at demonstrators in Paris Saturday. Organizers of the Canadian truckers convoy have been linked to far-right hate groups.

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