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Compulsory vaccination of truckers: possible impacts in grocery stores

Food distributors fear that store shelves will be empty more and more often in the coming weeks. • Read also: Anti-vaccine 'truckers' robbed of millions of dollars raised • Read also: Tuesday's report: the number of hospitalizations linked to COVID-19 continues to drop slightly • Read also: Many Estriens go get their first dose The impact of the new mandatory vaccination policy for truckers to cross the border between Canada and the United States could be felt right here. A factor that adds to the shortage of labor in this area, in addition to the pandemic that is already affecting the supply chain. The Canadian Trucking Alliance estimates that between 12% and 15% of truckers in the country are not adequately vaccinated. “So obviously, we add lay...
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Anti-vaccine ‘truckers’ robbed of millions of dollars raised

Crowdfunding platform GoFundMe has blocked access to millions of dollars raised by the controversial organizer of the anti-vax truckers' protest who will be heading to Ottawa this week. • Read also: Road mess to be expected with antivax truckers • Read also: Protesters near hospitals: a maximum of ten years in prison in sight • Read also: Action plan: Quebec reaches out to the unvaccinated Hundreds of truck drivers from Quebec and the rest of the country will make their way to the federal capital where they are expected on January 28 and 29. Protesters plan to slow down traffic on the highways and even create traffic jams. This movement, called "Convoy for freedom", aims to denounce the obligation to vaccinate truckers at the Canadian-American border. ...