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Trudeau defends vaccine mandate for cross-border truckers amid supply chain concerns

Trudeau defends vaccine mandate for cross-border truckers amid supply chain concerns

Vehicles sit idling on Thousand Island Parkway waiting to cross into the U.S. on Nov. 8, 2021. The U.S. is expected to impose its own restriction on unvaccinated Canadian truckers on Jan. 22.Lars Hagberg/The Canadian Press Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending the federal government’s decision to implement a vaccination mandate for truck drivers despite […]
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How China’s Zero-Covid Policies Are Disrupting Cross-Border Trade

How China’s Zero-Covid Policies Are Disrupting Cross-Border Trade

China’s zero-Covid policies are putting Chinese cities into lockdown and grounding air travel anew. They are also disrupting trade routes across its land borders that are lifelines for the region’s farmers and merchants. In neighboring Vietnam, thousands of trucks laden with dragon fruit, jackfruit, watermelons and other produce have been backed up at the border awaiting passage for…
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Two struck by lightning, flash floods on highway — and a runaway ‘double-decker’

Gauteng’s stormy weather wreaked havoc overnight. A 40-year-old woman was killed, while a second is fighting for her life after being struck by lightning in Kempton Park on Monday evening, said Emer-G-Med. Its paramedics responded to the scene on Jones Road at about 6pm.  The now-hospitalised patient was in a critical condition, said Emer-G-Med. “Several […]
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