Trudeau Announces Sanctions Against Russia “Takes a Stand Against Authoritarianism”

Canada's Prime Minister Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, February 14, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

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

Important Takeaways:

  • After Invoking Emergency Powers, Trudeau Announces Canada Will ‘Stand Against Authoritarianism,’ Announces Sanctions Against Russia
  • His comments come just days after Trudeau invoked the Emergencies Act in Canada, used for a forceful crackdown on peaceful protesters engaged in a ‘Freedom Convoy’ against government mandates.
  • “Canada and our allies will defend democracy,” Trudeau declared. “We are taking these actions today, to stand against authoritarianism.”
  • “We will continue working with our international partners to safeguard Ukraine’s territorial integrity and prevent further Russian aggression,” he added.

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