Buttigieg, Canadian Official Discuss Takeaways From Bridge Shutdown
U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Canadian Transport Minister Omar Alghabra discussed February’s seven-day blockage of the Ambassador Bridge during a supply chain meeting May 24 in Washington, Alghabra said.
Idaho Truckers Share Vaccine Mandate Concerns
Shortages in potatoes and foodstuff for cattle are likely next year due to the ongoing U.S.-Canadian vaccine mandate disrupting border freight, Idaho truckers recently told their congressman.
ATA President Spear Gives Inside Look at Supreme Court Win
American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear in an exclusive interview for Transport Topics’ Newsmakers series shared behind-the scenes details on ATA’s decision to lead a challenge to the Biden administration’s proposed vaccine mandate for large companies.
Trucks Towed, Protesters Arrested as Ottawa Slowly Clears
OTTAWA, Ontario —Hundreds of police in riot gear swept through the streets of Canada’s besieged capital Feb. 19, arresting or driving out protesters, towing away their trucks and finally retaking control of the streets in front of the country’s Parliament buildings.
Ottawa Police Arrest Dozens After 3-Week Protest
OTTAWA — Police began arresting protesters Feb. 18 in a bid to break the three-week-long string of protests around Canada’s capital by hundreds of truckers angry over the country’s COVID-19 restrictions.February 18, 2022
Ottawa Police Step Up Efforts to Get Protesting Truckers to Leave
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.
Canada Plans to Tow Trucks, Freeze Protesting Truckers' Accounts
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is invoking emergency powers across all of Canada to quell protests by demonstrators who have paralyzed Ottawa and blocked border crossings in anger over the country’s COVID-19 restrictions.
Police Begin Arresting Mandate Protesters; Vital Bridge Still Closed
WINDSOR, Ontario — Police moved in to clear and arrest the remaining protesters near the busiest U.S.-Canadian border crossing on Feb. 13, ending a demonstration against COVID-19 restrictions that has hurt the economy of both nations even as they held back from a crackdown on a larger protest in the capital, Ottawa.
How ATA Stopped the Vaccine Mandate
Join TT’s Dan Ronan as he interviews ATA President Chris Spear and gets a behind-the-scenes look at how ATA took the industry’s case against the vaccine-or-test mandate all the way to the Supreme Court – and won.February 11, 2022
Border Blockage Continues as Some Canadian Provinces Ease COVID Restrictions
TORONTO — A rapidly growing list of Canadian provinces moved to lift their COVID-19 restrictions as protesters decrying virus precautions kept up the pressure with truck blockades Feb. 9 in the capital and at key U.S. border crossings, including the economically vital bridge to Detroit.