Over the past few weeks, we’ve looked at the tyrannical and authoritarian actions that Canada’s government, led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has taken against the Freedom Convoy.
Part of that authoritarianism is Trudeau’s invocation of the Emergencies Act, a bill that gives the prime minister and the cabinet sweeping authority — in this case, to use police and financial power to quell the protests.
Canada’s government has never used the Emergencies Act before. It’s a newer version of the War Measures Act, which Trudeau’s father Pierre invoked in 1970 in response to kidnappings at the hands of Quebec separatists. As I pointed out not long ago, authoritarianism runs in the Trudeau family.
Parliament has to approve the use of the Emergencies Act for more than a short span of time. On Monday, the House of Commons narrowly voted to give the government power under the Emergencies Act for 30 days. Trudeau awaits Senate approval to become a temporary dictator of Canada.
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