. Federal Government Invokes Emergencies Act For First Time Ever In Response To Protests, Blockades « JO LEE MAGAZINE

CBC – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’s invoking the Emergencies Act for the first time in Canada’s history to give the federal government temporary powers to handle ongoing blockades and protests against pandemic restrictions. “It is now clear that there are serious challenges to law enforcement’s ability to effectively enforce the law,” Trudeau told a news conference Monday afternoon. “It is no longer a lawful protest at a disagreement over government policy. It is now an illegal…

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