Man upset over Canada’s mask mandates threatens wrong Ottawa

OTTAWA, Ohio (AP) – A man who wanted to join the protests in Canada’s capital over mask mandates called in a bomb threat so police would waste their time chasing it, authorities said, but he called the wrong Ottawa – a village in Ohio. The man, a 20-year-old from Akron, Ohio, called the Putnam County … Read more

US pressures Canadian authorities to end border blockades

Protestors and supporters set up at a blockade at the foot of the Ambassador Bridge, sealing off the flow of commercial traffic across the bridge into Canada from Detroit, on February 10, 2022 in Windsor, Canada. Cole Burston | Getty Images News | Getty Images The Canadian government is coming under increasing pressure from the … Read more

Judge grants injunction to end Canadian bridge blockade, remove protesters

Vehicles clog downtown streets as truckers and supporters continue to protest coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine mandates, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, February 10, 2022. Blair Gable | Reuters DETROIT – Canadian officials are preparing to move against a group of truck drivers who have blocked the nation’s busiest border bridge between the US and Canada in … Read more