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Canadian truckers forced to choose: COVID vaccines or forfeit US runs

By Nate Tabak -
Posted Nov 19th 2021 2:14PM

‘I’m not going to cave into a government regulation or rule I don’t believe in,’ driver says as US border vaccine mandate looms

When Canadian trucker Kerry Delaine, a lease operator from Winnipeg, Manitoba, received his first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine recently, he made a shirt to commemorate the occasion. It has a swastika formed with syringes encircled by the message: “Vaxxed by Force.” 

Delaine does not believe the vaccines are safe or effective but said he felt he had no choice. The reason: Starting in early January, foreign truckers — along with other essential workers — will only be able to enter the U.S. if they are fully vaccinated.

“My company doesn’t have enough Canada-only work, so I’d basically be giving my truck back to them because there’s no way in hell I can afford the payments,” Delaine said...