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Canadian truck drivers face new risks

Truck drivers in Canada have been working overtime to keep supplies flowing across the country.

Despite their vital role in transporting essential goods, truck drivers also face harsh conditions.

Canadian truck drivers say the pandemic has made their living on the road even more dangerous.

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, truck drivers have often struggled to find open businesses where they can buy food, use the washroom, and rest.

As Al Jazeera’s David Mercer reports from Calgary, their crucial efforts are not going unnoticed.