House of Commons Votes 185 to 151 to Extend Emergencies Act

Proverbs 25:19 “Trusting in a treacherous man in time of trouble is like a bad tooth or a foot that slips.”

Important Takeaways:

  • Trudeau wins vote to extend emergencies act in bid to demolish ‘Freedom Convoy’
  • The Emergencies Act was approved in parliament by 185 to 151, with the minority Liberal government getting support from left-leaning New Democrats
  • “This state of emergency is not over. There continue to be real concerns about the coming days,” Trudeau said.
  • He noted that there were still truckers outside the capital who might be planning a future blockade.
  • Under the act, authorities can declare certain areas as no-go zones. It also allows police to freeze protesters’ personal and corporate bank accounts and compel tow truck companies to haul away vehicles.

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