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Coutts, Alberta January 18 2022

One short border interview: “Any symptoms of COVID?” “No.”

The border between Coutts, Alberta and Sweetgrass, Montana was not very busy on January 18th. Photo: RWN

Road Warrior News has been provided with this audio recording of a truck driver crossing the border back into Canada at Coutts, Alberta on January 18th, 2022.

The summary of the COVID interview was, “Do you have any symptoms of COVID?”

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Border Agent: Anyone in there with you?

Driver: Yeah, just me

Border Agent: How long were you over?

Driver: Crossed down here Sunday afternoon.

Border Agent: Did you buy anything?

Driver: No, just a pack of cigarettes and some coffee and a meal.

Border Agent: Any other tobacco or alcohol with you

Driver: I don’t have any other alcohol, no other tobacco.

Border Agent: Any guns or weapons with you?

Driver: No.

Border Agent: What are you hauling?

Driver: 1152 phosphate fertilizer.

Border Agent: Any symptoms of Covid?

Driver: No.

Border Agent: Here you go, you’re all set.

Driver: Thank you.