OTTAWA, Ontario (LifeSiteNews) – The Leader of the Official Opposition in Canada has called for an end to all COVID restrictions in the nation as pressure from the Freedom Convoy continues to mount.
Citing the massive demonstrations sweeping the nation and the lack of leadership displayed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Conservative Party of Canada’s interim leader Candice Bergen called for an end to all so-called COVID measures in Canada in parliament on Monday.
“Canadians are telling the Prime Minister they want to get back to work, they want to get back to normal life,” Bergen began.
“That’s why we’re seeing demonstrations, not only in Ottawa, but right across the country,” she continued.
“The Prime Minister has caused division by overtly politicizing vaccines, and the pandemic, and calling these Canadians names… When will the Prime Minister stop hiding, show up for Canadians, show some leadership, and fix the that mess he’s created?”
After a reply by Liberal House of Commons Leader Mark Holland reiterating the lines that everyone is “tired” of the pandemic and Canadians just need to continue getting “vaccinated” for the pandemic to finally end, Bergen spoke up again, taking aim directly at the heavy-handed COVID measures promulgated by Trudeau and the Liberals.
“[Canada’s chief public health officer] Dr. [Theresa] Tam and other health officials across the country have started to change their language on lifting restrictions,” Bergen replied.
“According to Dr. Tam, things like vaccine mandates should be reevaluated,” she added.
“Countries around the world have started to lift restrictions or actually end them all together, so can the Prime Minister tell Canadians today when the government will quickly respond to our public health officials and begin to lift all restrictions they have imposed on Canadians?”
Bergen’s fellow Conservatives erupted into applause as she spoke.
Since launching our petition in support of the Freedom Convoy truckers less than one week ago, we've managed to obtain more than 65,000 signatures from freedom-loving people in every corner of the world!
This is an excellent show of support for the international cause of freedom from intrusive medical mandates, but Canada's truckers still find themselves a foremost target of their government, at both the federal and, now, local levels.
In fact, Mayor Jim Watson has even instituted an entirely unnecessary and politically-motivated "state of emergency" in Ottawa simply due to the truckers' presence there.
So if you haven't already, please SIGN this important petition, which calls on Prime Minister Trudeau and his pro-mandate allies to acknowledge the medical autonomy of working people by reversing course in the federal strategy to combat Covid.
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Canadian truckers are fighting back against Justin Trudeau's Covid overreach and medical tyranny, and are giving people across the country -- and the world -- a new voice for freedom!
These truckers, like millions of other Canadians, have been subjected to unprecedented medical coercion, manipulation, and intimidation on behalf of Trudeau's liberal government, and, with their livelihoods on the line, they have risen to meet the moment by bringing their cause directly to Ottawa in the form of a massive Freedom Convoy!
But, unsurprisingly, they are still being met with resistance by extreme politicians who wish to exercise complete control over these truckers' -- and all Canadians' -- medical autonomy, which is why we're asking you to show your support for these brave, hardworking men and women by adding your name and your voice to their cause.
Please SIGN and SHARE this petition to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking him to back off these truckers, change course in his approach to Covid, and support the medical autonomy of the truckers and all working Canadians going forward.
Like millions of Canadian workers across the country, truckers are being required by Justin Trudeau's Liberal government to get the experimental Covid-19 vaccine, or face a 14-day quarantine period if and when they cross the border into the United States to make their deliveries.
These truckers were categorized as "essential workers" (which they most certainly are) during the worst days of the Covid crisis, when lockdowns were the universal norm and millions of people were forced out of their jobs and offices. Even so, they remained on the job through it all, ensuring that essentials were available to people in every corner of the country, even when some businesses were shut down and strict rules were in place that made something as simple as grocery shopping a challenge for millions.
In fact, Prime Minister Trudeau went out of his way to compliment these men and women back in March of 2020, tweeting the following:
While many of us are working from home, there are others who aren’t able to do that - like the truck drivers who are working day and night to make sure our shelves are stocked. So when you can, please #ThankATrucker for everything they’re doing and help them however you can.
In fact, But just yesterday, Trudeau went on the record at a press conference labeling these truckers everything from "racists" to "Nazis" in a simply stunning reversal from his earlier comments.
So why the sudden change in attitude from the Prime Minister?
Because, as it turns out, these truckers are refusing to sit idly by while their rights -- and the rights of millions of working Canadians -- remain under attack like never before, and they are standing up to Trudeau and challenging his government's radical medical tyranny head-on.
With their livelihoods on the line, these truckers decided it was time to take action.
This past weekend, the #FreedomConvoy led a 50-mile-long caravan of what's estimated to be thousands of truckers from across Canada to Parliament Hill in Ottawa, where they staged a monumental demonstration to protest Trudeau's vaccination mandate.
In addition, truckers from across the United States (who are similarly fighting to preserve their own medical freedoms against a power-hungry federal government) also joined the Freedom Convoy to stand in solidarity with their neighbors to the north.
This massive, now-international movement to restore the individual rights of these truckers and all working people after nearly two years' worth of lockdowns, mandates, and vast government overreach and infringement is taking Ottawa -- and all of Canada -- by storm.
Look no further than the trucker's GoFundMe, which has raised $10 million in support of their cause -- more than what was raised by either of Canada's two major political parties during the last financial quarter of 2021.
The grassroots are clearly on their side (and the side of freedom), but even so, Trudeau remains unmoved...
He has dismissed the truckers and their supporters as a "small fringe," and has even accused the organizers of the Freedom Convoy and its participants of holding "unacceptable views."
But Justin Trudeau is wrong: These hardworking men and women are not racists or Nazis, and they are certainly not a fringe group -- they are patriotic, freedom-loving Canadians who refuse to stand down when being faced with egregious medical tyranny on the federal government's part, and who are using their constitutional right(s) to freedom of speech and expression to be a unified voice for millions of others faced with similar medical mandates.
And they need our support.
So please, take a few minutes now to SIGN and SHARE this important petition asking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to reverse course by supporting these truckers (and all working Canadians) by abandoning intrusive, unconstitutional vaccination mandates for working people going forward.
This petition will be delivered, in person, to both Prime Minister Trudeau and the leaders of the Freedom Convoy.
Let's show Justin Trudeau, once and for all, that the desire to live and work freely is not just limited to a "small fringe," but rather the inherent right of ALL Canadians and their millions of backers from across the globe -- including YOU!
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
'Canada’s trucker convoy has shown the world it’s possible to push back against COVID tyranny': https://www.lifesitenews.com/opinion/canadas-trucker-convoy-has-shown-the-world-its-possible-to-push-back-against-covid-tyranny/
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After Holland told Bergen to talk “calmly and rationally” about what a “real solution” is, instead of her “incendiary” demand for a dramatic change of course, Bergen sardonically accused Holland of “mansplaining.” She also reminded Holland that Canadians have followed the rules for two years, and a “slow and drawn out” reopening is unacceptable.
The Freedom Convoy, still underway, seems to have successfully thrusted anti-COVID tyranny from the fringes of political discourse into the mainstream.
Since the arrival of the Canadian truckers’ convoy in Ottawa just over a week ago, the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan have both announced they will be lifting all public health restrictions in the coming days and weeks. On the federal level, as Bergen mentioned, Trudeau’s own public health chief has stated that a more “sustainable” approach to COVID needs to be considered and that it may be time for the government to “reexamine” the so-called health measures.
Most notable, however, was the CPC’s ousting of their liberal-leaning leader Erin O’Toole in what some political analysts have called a “tilt” back to the “right” for the Conservative Party.
Many consider such mandates a gross assault on individual freedoms that is also unnecessary given COVID-19’s high survivability among most groups, its now understood minimal risk of asymptomatic spread, and research indicating that post-infection natural immunity is far superior to vaccine-induced immunity.