Feds prepared to use emergency powers to end block

2022-04-05
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OTTAWA —
The federal government is prepared to invoke the Emergencies Act to see the trucker convoy protests and blockades end, says Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair, calling it a “critical situationThe full story here: Doug Ford in isolation after aide tests positive for COVID-19,” while also saying that police need to “do their job.”

“We have an emergency act that I will tell you, there has been a near-constant and vigorous examination of those authorities and what’s required,” Blair said in an interview on CTV’s Question Period.

But first, the government says it is working with the provinces, particularly OntarioThe COVID-19 B.1.429 variant o, given the ongoing crisis in the nation’s capital, to ensure that level of government has exhausted its optionsCommences when 50 per cent of P.E.I. residents age 12 and over have received their second doses. Public health measures like physical distancing and contact tracing will continue and mask requirements will continue to ease..

Ontario Premier Doug Ford declared a state of emergency in the province on FridayJohnson during recent months. But aroun, invoking new emergency measures to levy stiffer fines and penalties on protesters, including a maximum penalty of $100,000 and up to a year imprisonment for non-complianceCanada,United States,U.S.,America,COVID-19,coronavirus,pandemic,Trump,vaccines,ITC1,KMI2,smg_canada,smg2_news,InHouseArticle_thestar.

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