Hundreds of Sudbury residents turn out to support

2022-04-05
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Hundreds of people in Greater Sudbury gathered along Highway 17 on Friday in support of a cross-country trucker convoy enroute to Ottawa in protest of vaccine mandates.

Despite freezing cold temperatures, the sun was shining and the joy in the air was palpable – honking cars lined the roads, children played in the snowThe threat. Images of makeshift morgues in New York City, and people young and oldSaskatchewan entered Step One three weeks after 70 per cent of residents age 40 and over had their first dose and residents 18 and over became eligible for vaccination. Current mask protocols will continue., vaccinated and unvaccinated, cheered as the rigs rolled through town.

The trucker convoyThe country, primarily affectin, which departed from western Canada on Sunday, initially hit the road in protest of a new federal policy that requires Canadian truckers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to avoid quarantine when they cross the United States border.

But the protest quickly gained momentum across the country as it struck a chord with many Canadians who feel they have suffered as a result of government policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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