'Freedom convoy' needs to lose extreme rhetoric, says association head as truckers reach Toronto | CBC News

2022-01-28 1:37:00 AM

'Freedom convoy' needs to lose extreme rhetoric, says association head as truckers reach Toronto | CBC News

'Freedom convoy' needs to lose extreme rhetoric, says association head as truckers reach Toronto | CBC News

As the convoy of trucks opposed to a federal vaccine mandate makes its way through the Toronto area, the president of one trucking organization says the protest's original message has been hijacked by far-right or extreme rhetoric.

Convoy gathered at noon in Vaughan before heading east to KingstonCBC News·Posted: Jan 27, 2022 3:04 PM ET | Last Updated: 1 hour agoSupporters of a truckers' convoy opposed to a federal vaccine mandate cheer outside the Vaughan Mills outlet mall, in Vaughan, Ont., on Thursday.

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We were sold a vehicle that was supposed to keep us dry and we have been getting wet a lot more than what we were sold...all soaking wet now. Yet these vehicle are still being sold as if they work as advertised. It was started by an extremist sooo. And please leave the Jesus stuff out of this. ‘“We got our vaccines when we were kids,' he said. 'It was a one-time deal... We have an immune system for a reason.'’ How is your immune system at working against tetanus?

CBC and other media need to stop fanning the stupid government's rhetoric and start doing their jobs. Interesting to see the CBC (& by extension the current government) already in the 3rd stage of grief - Bargaining 1. Denial 2. Anger 3. Bargaining 4. Depression 5. Acceptance Extreme rhetoric is anything the CBCNews disagrees with.

Horse has already left that barn.

'So many angry people': Experts say online conversation around trucker convoy veering into dangerous territoryAs a growing group of truckers and supporters make their way to Ottawa in a protest against vaccine mandates, experts say the rhetoric online concerning the convoy is getting increasingly worrisome. CTVNews The army should be there with full weapons! This is an elected government and these grifters need to be shown who runs this country! acoyne CTVNews Great a gaggle of dumb conspiracy theorists, racists and bigots are trucking to Ottawa to protest... *yawn* Ottawa could use their grifted funds to support local hotels and businesses (wait can they get in anywhere?) CTVNews Experts and media looking for someone to blame need to look in the mirror.

Editorial | Truckers are flirting with extremists. They should call off their protestTruckers are flirting with extremists. They should call off their protest. The closer the FreedomConvoy of truckers opposed to new rules around vaccine mandates gets to Ottawa, the less it has to do with truckers or even with those rules. StarEditorial Toronto Red Star wanting to quell freedom to protest tyrannical mandates. What a surprise.

‘Freedom Rally’ convoy of truckers protesting COVID-19 vaccine mandates rolls through Toronto ThursdayFollow LIVE: ‘Freedom Rally’ convoy of truckers are protesting COVID-19 vaccine mandates as they roll through Toronto today. The latest here: Wow! Just look at all those rig...pickup trucks, SUVs and sedans. 🙄 FluTruxKlan Quite the echo in this chamber irresponsible, I believe

Why an anti-vaccine trucker convoy called the Freedom Rally is driving across CanadaOn Jan. 23, a convoy of big rig trucks embarked for Ottawa from Vancouver in protest of the federal government’s new COVID-19 vaccine mandates for cross-border truckers They are bored! Anti-Mandate *. But why would journalist integrity matter at this point Oh against the Canadian mandate but can't enter USA either cause of the USA mandate.. it's quite insane really

Organizer behind anti-vaccine mandate convoy says it won't tolerate extremists as online rhetoric heats up | CBC NewsA key player behind the convoy travelling to Ottawa to protest a vaccine mandate for truckers is distancing her movement from the increasingly extremist rhetoric online being associated with the protest. The OPP are going to escort the convoy right through to Ottawa. Seems pretty well organized with no objections from the police. The only negative crap comes from treasonous propagandists like CBC. We will remember You and the hate you have spread throughout Canada. So unvaccinated Canadian truckers, who cannot enter the US without being vaccinated, are protesting in Canada because of a Canadian vaccine mandate to re-enter Canada from the US, which is a country they cannot currently enter because they are unvaccinated. Huh?

OPP warns of significant traffic delays as trucker convoy arrives in the GTAOntario Provincial Police are warning motorists about the potential for significant delays as a trucker convoy protesting vaccine mandates, among other things, makes its way through the Greater Toronto Area today. CTVToronto Annoying as hell. Not generating sympathy CTVToronto Has anybody tried offering these guys a lollipop if they’ll just take the shot?

Social Sharing Convoy gathered at noon in Vaughan before heading east to Kingston CBC News · Posted: Jan 27, 2022 3:04 PM ET | Last Updated: 1 hour ago Supporters of a truckers' convoy opposed to a federal vaccine mandate cheer outside the Vaughan Mills outlet mall, in Vaughan, Ont.A group of truckers and concerned citizens began a cross-country trip to Ottawa over the weekend, in protest of vaccine mandates in the country.3 min.Article was updated 8 mins ago JOIN THE CONVERSATION Truckers with the “Freedom Rally” will make their way through the GTA’s main roadways Thursday.

, on Thursday. (Evan Mitsui/CBC) . The movement has since gathered steam nationwide, as videos show highway gatherings in support of the truckers, but some experts worry the online conversation surrounding the convoy has veered into dangerous territory.