The Freedom Convoy protesters who’ve been sustaining a blockade on the Coutts border crossing between Alberta, Canada, and Montana for about 18 days determined to finish their protest there on Tuesday.
There look like two components getting into into their determination to depart, together with the truth that the Premier of Alberta, Jason Kenney, has dropped the vaccine passports with a three-step plan to drop restrictions. They really feel they’ve made a big level, whereas influencing individuals and coverage adjustments in Canada, and all over the world. They stated they are going to proceed the combat with out the blockade.
The opposite motive is that police alleged that they discovered a gaggle with weapons close to the blockade, and arrested a few of them for having rifles and physique armor.
They don’t need to have something to do with that group, this protester says.
“We’re leaving Coutts however we’re not leaving our combat”
– Coutts blockade supporter
Assist their authorized defence at https://t.co/FgSvcLwSPy pic.twitter.com/iLBhgF5l3l
— Syd Fizzard 🇨🇦 (@SydFizzard) February 15, 2022
Among the protesters and supporters appeared to consider the report was a false flag. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) claimed that it was a smaller, organized group throughout the bigger protest group.
However, the police in Coutts didn’t look like terrified of the protesters because the Freedom Convoy pulled out. The police shook their arms and hugged them; the protesters additionally sang ‘O Canada.’
Coutts police honors, greets and hugs truckers who’ve blocked the US – Canada border for 18 consecutive days. pic.twitter.com/RL4F7l0JBh
— RadioGenova (@RadioGenova) February 15, 2022
Daniel Bulford was with the RCMP. He was on Justin Trudeau’s safety group, till he give up after they began requiring vaccination. He’s now with the Freedom Convoy, and is likely one of the organizers in Ottawa. He stated that that they had obtained info from sources that there could also be a plan afoot from “nefarious” entities to plant weapons close to the Ottawa protest which may contain the theft of two,000 weapons. They have been notifying the police and letting everybody know forward of time, in order that they’d not be smeared with it.
Convoy Spokesperson and kind RCMP Officer Daniel Bulford alleged tonight on Fb that weapons might be planted across the convoy to try to discredit them, particularly referencing a truck with 2000 weapons stolen from Peterborough lately #cdnpoli https://t.co/AxNhIzq2Je pic.twitter.com/Ph6fvImJbm
— Mackenzie Grey (@Gray_Mackenzie) February 15, 2022
Two thousand firearms can be a big problem and even when it doesn’t should do with the protesters, simply the report and even this announcement may precipitate extra motion from the police. So, it’s a troubling growth. Let’s hope it doesn’t portend issues coming to Ottawa.