The Freedom Convoy Has Hit The GTA & Some Streets Are Super Clogged (VIDEO)

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The Freedom Convoy Has Hit The GTA & Some Streets Are Super Clogged (PHOTOS)

The "Freedom Convoy 2022" is making its way through Toronto to Kingston on Thursday, and some streets and highways are absolutely jam-packed.

Canadian truckers against the government's vaccine mandates are making their way to Ottawa to protest on January 29 from across the country, and their journey appears to be causing some serious congestion.

Live From #FreedomConvoy2022 As It Rolls Through Toronto,

Ontario police warned drivers on Wednesday that major delays could be expected throughout the GTA from Thursday to Saturday.

The Toronto chapter of protesters gathered at Vaughan Mills on Thursday with plans to leave for Kingston at 12 p.m., according to their posted schedule.

Crowds of protestors and vehicles were seen at Vaughan Mills this afternoon, gearing up to start their journey to Kingston with many supporters in tow waving signs and cheering, according to videos posted to Twitter.

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One user tweeted a photo of the crowd at 12:12 p.m., captioning it "Vaughan Mills right now #Cdnpoli #fringeminority The crowd is made up of young, old, black, white, brown, Asian, gay, straight etc etc etc you know… Canadians!"

According to the schedule, their next stop is in Port Hope, where they plan to arrive at 2 p.m. before departing again at 3 p.m. for their final destination for the day, Kingston, where they plan to arrive at 5 p.m.

One Twitter user says the overpass on the QEW at the "Guelph Line and 401" has closed due to supporters filling in the streets, cheering for the cars and trucks passing down below.

Halton Regional Police Service tweeted a photo just before 12:30 p.m. of protesters filling the streets, warning that highways 401 and 25 were becoming "very busy."

Police are asking for people to "use caution in the area."

CityNews Toronto Traffic also announced around noon that a portion of the convoy had reached the QEW at Trafalgar, causing delays in both directions. They also reported a clogged Cawthra overpass along the QEW.

Health Canada has a robust website with all the latest information on COVID-19 vaccines and can answer any questions you may have.

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