Regina police release traffic plan ahead of trucker convoy planned at Legislature | The Canadian News

The Regina Police Service has released a traffic plan as a trucker convoy is expected to roll into the city on Saturday afternoon.

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The convoy is expected to enter the city at 11:30 am eastbound on the southern portion of Ring Road, turning northbound on Albert Street. The convoy will end with a gathering at the Legislative Building.

A traffic plan for a trucker convoy expected to arrive in Regina on Saturday.

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According to a police release, a parade permit has been issued and the traffic safety unit has been in contact with organizers.

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Police will be present and monitoring safety for all users of the roadways.

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The release added higher density traffic may happen as the gathering disperses in the afternoon.

Residents are asked to avoid the area or expect delays.

A trucker convoy protesting COVID-19 vaccine mandates arrived in Ottawa on Friday.

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No shortage of support for truck convoy in Saskatchewan

No shortage of support for truck convoy in Saskatchewan

The Canadian government activated a vaccine mandate on Jan. 15 requiring cross-border truckers coming into Canada to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

The movement started last Sunday in British Columbia and passed through Regina on Monday night.

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– with a file from Global News’ Amy Judd and Moises Canales-Lavigne

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