March 9, 2020 – A blockade in the Mohawk territory of Kahnawake that halted rail traffic south of Montreal for more than three weeks came to a peaceful end on Thursday as activists voluntarily dismantled their camp next to Canadian Pacific Railway tracks, moving to a new location at the foot of a bridge leading to Montreal. The blockades are over for the time being. Canada’s transport minister said it will take six months to assess the damage, following weeks of turmoil that culminated in the lifting Thursday of the remaining Quebec rail blockades. Combined with the impact of the COVID-19 virus, the Canadian economy will need to work hard to recover what is being lost.