Freedom Convoy Leaves Town and Quiet Returns to Ottawa

Joseph B. Hash

OTTAWA—For the 1st time in more than 3 weeks, downtown Ottawa on Sunday was mainly deserted, with the weighty-duty trucks and thousands of protesters demanding an close to Covid-19 vaccine mandates replaced by police vehicles, officers, and crews hoping to thoroughly clean up immediately after a 23-day demonstration.

Officers in the capital and throughout Canada remained on high warn. Though police in Ottawa cleared out Liberty Convoy protesters there, authorities in some of Canada’s biggest metropolitan areas, these kinds of as Toronto and Vancouver, dealt Saturday with either the risk of a trucker-led demonstration or protesters that disrupted visitors.

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