Trudeau slams ‘unacceptable’ protests as police threaten arrests

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Michel COMTE | AFP
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Wed, 2022-02-09 00:32

OTTAWA: Canadian police threatened Wednesday to arrest trucker-led protesters who have shut down central Ottawa and disrupted cross-border trade in anger at Covid health rules, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau slammed the movement as “unacceptable.”
Addressing the House of Commons as the protests hit the two-week mark, Trudeau warned that trucker blockades of two key bridges connecting Canada with the United States were threatening the country’s economic recovery from the pandemic.

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