December 2, 2022

ACN Center

Area Control Network

Trucker protests: MPs debate invocation of Emergencies Act

1 min read

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered an address in the House of Commons on Thursday on the implementation of the Emergencies Act, ahead of the planned debate by MPs on a motion on the never-before-used emergency powers.

The Act gives the federal government broad powers to clamp down on the “illegal” blockades by so-called “freedom convoy” demonstrators and their vehicles that have paralyzed the nation’s capital.

With the Trudeau Liberals holding a minority, it means they will require at least one other opposition party to vote in favour and also need enough senators in the Senate to approve it as well.

Trudeau has defended the unprecedented move, assuring the House that this act is targeted and the rights and freedoms of Canadians would be respected.

As of Wednesday, the federal government said all cross-border blockades had been resolved through police intervention.

For more info, please go to

Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE:
Like Global News on Facebook HERE:
Follow Global News on Twitter HERE:
Follow Global News on Instagram HERE:
#GlobalNews #TruckerProtests #TrudeauEmergenciesAct

News Source: Global News

Source: Network News
Area Control Network

Copyright © 2022 ACN
All Rights Reserved © ACN 2020

ACN Privacy Policies
Area Control Network (ACN)
Area Control Network
Area Control Network Center