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Third US-Canada Border Crossing Blocked by ‘Freedom Convoy’ Protests

The protests have fueled demonstrations in other countries against COVID-19 mandates, with authorities warning the U.S. could see similar disruptions soon.
Third US-Canada border crossing blocked by 'Freedom Convoy' protests
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A third border crossing between the U.S. and Canada has been blocked by the “Freedom Convoy” protest by truck drivers in Canada. 

“A demonstration involving a large number of vehicles & farm equipment is blocking the Emerson Port of Entry,” the Royal Canadian Mountain Police in Manitoba tweeted Thursday morning, referring to the border to North Dakota. 

“No traffic is getting through either northbound or southbound. The Port of Entry is shut down. Please avoid the area. #rcmpmb is on scene,” it added. 

It is the third day of protests as truckers rally against COVID-19 vaccine mandates that have been implemented in Canada. 

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