A failed Aryan colony, runaway Nazis, and loose coronavirus regulations have led to a flood of European anti-vaxxers arriving in the South American nation.
The convoy's meeting with Republican politicians may be a big step for the group, which had been struggling to maintain support.
Tamara Lich and Chris Barber were taken into custody Thursday night, as police stepped up efforts to dismantle the anti-vax protests that have gridlocked Ottawa.
Confederate flags. Swastikas. Racial slurs. Alleged hate crimes. Many BIPOC folks are doing their best to avoid being near the “freedom convoy.”
In a bid to cut off anti–vaccine mandate protestors from Bitcoin donations, Canadian authorities are ordering exchanges to blacklist addresses.
One critic said Sikhs are being used as “token” representation by the primarily white “freedom convoy”.
Convoy members have tried to create their own “Orange Shirt Day” and performed unsanctioned “ceremonies” at their protest sites.
Many autoworkers are already hurting because a global semi-conductor chip shortage has meant less work. The anti-vax truck protests made things worse.
“I was at the cottage, I went out on my snowmobile," Ford admitted as Ottawa and the remains under siege by anti-vax protesters and the U.S. pressures Canada to get rid of them.
Many Conservatives have voiced support for the convoy, which is largely unpopular among Canadians.
Boris Johnson has refused to apologise for falsely accusing Keir Starmer of failing to prosecute paedophile Jimmy Savile when he was head of the Crown Prosecution Service.