Rob Gillies and Wilson Ring

Government, Business, Safety

Ottawa Police Step Up Efforts to Get Protesting Truckers to Leave

Ottawa police speak with a driver as they distribute notices to protesters Ottawa police speak with a driver as they distribute notices to protesters Feb. 16. (Adrian Wyld /The Canadian Press via Associated Press)

OTTAWA, Ontario — Ottawa’s police chief was ousted Feb. 15 amid criticism of his inaction against the trucker protests that have paralyzed Canada’s capital for over two weeks, while the number of blockades maintained by demonstrators at the U.S. border dropped to just one.

Rob Gillies and Wilson Ring | Associated Press
February 16, 2022