Truckers Convoy: Voice of the People

Unless you’re living under a rock or social media ban, you have heard about the estimated 150,000 truckers who are embarking on a journey from their home province to Canada’s capital in Ottawa. Along the way, they are greeted and cheered on by hundreds of thousands of Canadians lining roadways and overpasses. Young and old are waving Canadian flags and holding signs of support. Smiling faces and ‘thumbs up’ give them hope they will prevail in their mission.

No, it’s not our young men suiting up and being transported across the Atlantic Ocean to fight the evil forces to ensure our freedom, but when I watch the videos, it strikes a chord in my heart that feels similar. These trucks aren’t carrying guns and grenades. They’re carrying men and women who are the life line to our supply chain. Without them, all goods stop flowing, store shelves empty and people across the country starve.

They are a force government can’t ignore. Without them, the country collapses.

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