Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has taken the unprecedented step of invoking the Emergencies Act to crack down on pro-choice, anti-mandate protests.
Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said banks will be able freeze personal accounts of anyone linked with the Freedom Convoy protests without any need for a court order, broadening the country’s “Terrorist Financing” rules to cover crowdfunding platforms and cryptocurrencies.
“If your truck is being used in these illegal blockades, your corporate accounts will be frozen, the insurance on your vehicle will be suspended.”
The Premiers of Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, and Saskatchewan immediately let it be known that they are opposed to Trudeau’s divisive decision to invoke the Emergencies Act on the truckers, with Premier François Legault saying it is not time to “throw oil on the
Members of Canadian Special Forces under investigation for supporting ‘Freedom Convoy’ Covid-19 protests (RT News)
Three members of Canadian Special Operations Forces are being investigated for reportedly supporting ongoing Covid protests in Ottawa. (Reuters)
The head of Canadian Special Operations Forces Command said the investigations were launched after leadership was made aware of their possible involvement.
The department did not detail how the officers were involved in the demonstrations but said they are in the process of being discharged from the military.