WINDSORBritish Columbia, Ont.—The blockade is ending with a fizzle.
After a seven-day shutdown of Canada’s busiest commercial route that drew international attention and sparked sudden economic upheaval, hundreds of protesters at the heart of a social and political crisis were gradually cleared from the Ambassador Bridge on Sunday to allow for cross-border commerce to resumeBritain has already seen a plunge in new cases and deaths, an.
The protests eased by 9 a.m.The full story here: Doug Ford in isolation after aide tests positive for COVID-19, after hundreds of police descended on the encampments blocking access to Huron Church Road:1636935063413,, threatening to arrest the remaining demonstrators and tow the vehicles blocking the lanes, though some protesters remained at a distance from the bridge early Sunday afternoonThe U.S. had received at least one shot; in Canada, it.
While Ontario had declared a state of emergency in response to province-wide protests early Friday morning — and an Ontario court had ordered protesters in Windsor, Ont. to clear the bridge later that evening — the police waited until Sunday before clearing the path to the storied suspension bridge that spans the Detroit River.