Saskatchewan. A Métis organization denounces the use of its truck in a protest convoy

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A statement from Métis Nation—Saskatchewan says a truck spotted in social media footage was used without permission.

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Métis Nation—Saskatchewan says “unauthorized use by a regional employee” is the reason one of its trucks was spotted in a protest convoy this week.

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Several hundred tractor-trailers drove through Saskatoon and Regina en route to Ottawa on Monday during a protest against mandates requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for truckers crossing the Canada-US border

MN-S Chairman Glen McCallum said in a press release he was ‘beyond disappointed and angry’ after footage emerged on social media showing one of the pickup trucks of the organization flying a Métis flag in the convoy as it headed from Prince Albert to Saskatoon. . An anonymous employee allegedly used the truck without authorization.

The press release noted that the MN-S has encouraged vaccination throughout the pandemic, including holding a raffle to encourage people to get vaccinated.

“The views expressed in this protest in no way reflect those of the MN-S,” the statement said, promising “a thorough investigation” into the incident and pledging to “ensure that those responsible are held accountable.”

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