Justin Trudeau Invokes Emergencies Act Empowering Harsher Measures to Break Up Trucker Convoy Protest

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Monday that his government has, for the first time in Canadian history, invoked the Emergencies Act as the next step in his response to the “Freedom Convoy” trucker blockades protesting Canada‘s coronavirus measures, including its vaccine mandates.“The federal government has invoked the Emergencies Act to supplement provisional and territorial capacity to address the blockades and occupations,” said Trudeau. The Canadian leader said in his press conference that the blockades have “been disrupting the lives of too many Canadians.

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