UPDATE #3 – Emerson border crossing – February 13, 2022

February 13, 2022
Emerson, Manitoba

News release

As previously released:

Semi-trailers, farm implements, and passenger vehicles blocked access to the Canada/United States border at Emerson, Manitoba in the early morning hours of February 10, 2022.

Officers from the Emerson and Morris RCMP detachments have been on scene since the arrival of the vehicles, and have received assistance from other RCMP detachments and units throughout the province.


There was an initial estimate of 50 vehicles at the establishment of the blockade. As of 2:30pm Central, on February 13, 2022, the number of vehicles participating in the blockade was approximately 75 vehicles. This number continues to fluctuate as vehicles arrive and depart the blockade.

All four lanes of Highway 75 at Provincial Road 200 remain blocked. Police are advising motorists to expect substantial delays and to avoid the Emerson area. The weather in the area is also extremely poor with officers reporting blizzard conditions.

Emergency vehicles, including police vehicles, as well as some agriculture transports continue to have access through the blockade, but otherwise there continues to be no traffic flow in the area.

To date, no tickets have been issued and no arrests have been made.


Contact information

Manitoba RCMP Media Relations

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