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QEW closures persist as convoy protests continue near Peace Bridge in Niagara: police

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Police in Niagara say the closures along Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) “remain in place” on Sunday as protests in solidarity with anti-mandate demonstrations in Ottawa persist near the Peace Bridge border crossing between Fort Erie, Ont., and Buffalo, N.Y.

Niagara Regional Police, said there are a “small numbers of protesters” but “no issues or concerns.”

the Peace Bridge “remains open” to traffic.

The protesters are demonstrating in solidarity with the so-called “freedom convoy” anti-mandate demonstrations taking place in Ottawa and across the country.

The demonstrations, initially aimed at denouncing vaccine mandates for truck drivers crossing the Canada-U.S. border have since morphed into a protest against a variety of COVID-19 restrictions and the federal government.

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