What Emergency Act?

The_Foxer

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Link: Negotiator behind deal with Freedom Convoy says Ottawa was too quick to use emergency powers

The man who negotiated on the City of Ottawa's behalf with Tamara Lich and other organizers of the Freedom Convoy says an agreement for truckers to leave the city's residential streets wasn't given enough time to play out before the federal government used its emergency powers to quell the weeks-long occupation.

"This is a black mark on Canadian history," Dean French said of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to invoke the Emergencies Act on Feb. 14, just a day after word of an agreement between the city and truckers became public.
Looks like the deal was all but done, and there was really no need for the emergency act. And this is coming from the CBC.
 

Ron in Regina

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Well - gross overreach or abuse of powers at the very least for sure.
That using the Emergencies Act to clear out the freedom convoy protest this past winter was an overreaction should be the inescapable conclusion of all but the most ardent of Trudeau apologists. The judicial inquiry set up by the government as required by the act and which begins next month will hopefully provide clearer answers as to why a state of emergency was declared. But, unless previously unheard of evidence that Canada’s democracy really was an inch from collapsing emerges, a terrible precedent will have been set. Don’t agree? Just imagine a future government using the act to clear away, say, climate protesters.


The Emergencies Act corrected much of the overreach of the previous War Measures Act, which allowed for unconstitutional and arbitrary powers. The newer law limits what cabinet can do during an emergency, and conforms to the Constitution, including the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

These safeguards only matter, however, if the government actually follows them. Unfortunately, it seems increasingly clear that invoking the Emergencies Act during the freedom convoy protests and border blockades was done arbitrarily.

We still don’t know why Ottawa police, or the Ontario Provincial Police or the RCMP were unable to clear or contain the protests earlier. Good old incompetence, or buck passing between jurisdictions, or the increasingly arbitrary use of police powers against protesters of all persuasions, seem as credible explanations as any.

Perhaps more compelling evidence will surface, but if it doesn’t, whatever the threat posed by the convoy, it was nothing compared with the federal government’s own lawlessness.
 
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We still don’t know why Ottawa police, or the Ontario Provincial Police or the RCMP were unable to clear or contain the protests earlier.
We actually do. The chief was clear early on - they had a plan, it required a LOT of police and it takes time to assemble the 1500 officers from other jurisdictions and get them up to speed on the plan etc and they noted it would take a couple of weeks. Well... guess what. That's about when they took action.

It's kind of silly to suggest that somehow this was a big surprise. They burned that chief as a sacrificial goat but what they said made sense and it seems like that's what happened.
 
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taxme

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2030 eh? What will our population be by then?

Well, rumor has it that the WEF globalist psychopaths would like to eliminate billions of peasants like you off the face of the earth by the year 2030. The globalists did not blow up the Georgia stones for nothing, peasant. Shit, it may be sooner for all we know. We need to checkout the World-O-Meter website every now and then to see what the population will be say a year or two if you do not die before then. :unsure:
 

taxme

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When did the FCC become the govt's hit men?

All the present day government institutions are pretty much all hit men today. They keep hitting we the peasants here and hitting us there. My peasant body is pretty much all looking black and blue from all of the hitting and kicking abuse that the government has been doing to me for decades now, and not to forget all of my money that they have stolen from me for decades now. Is there anyway that we can run the world without politicians or even those dasturdly mega corporations being around? Just been wondering about that. :unsure:
 

petros

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Well, rumor has it that the WEF globalist psychopaths would like to eliminate billions of peasants like you off the face of the earth by the year 2030. The globalists did not blow up the Georgia stones for nothing, peasant. Shit, it may be sooner for all we know. We need to checkout the World-O-Meter website every now and then to see what the population will be say a year or two if you do not die before then. :unsure:
You should be more concerned about the some meth rat from Pitt Ghettos jacking your groceries outside No Frills.
 
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taxme

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We actually do. The chief was clear early on - they had a plan, it required a LOT of police and it takes time to assemble the 1500 officers from other jurisdictions and get them up to speed on the plan etc and they noted it would take a couple of weeks. Well... guess what. That's about when they took action.

It's kind of silly to suggest that somehow this was a big surprise. They burned that chief as a sacrificial goat but what they said made sense and it seems like that's what happened.

So, the patriotic Canadian truckers and their supporters blocked one Ottawa street down. Big fkn deal. If those patriotic peasant truckers thought that they have a beef with the Marxist government in Ottawa then they should have been allowed to stay there until their request to have the Marxist dicktator in Ottawa show up and speak to them. But the commie coward did not. He ran off like the commie coward that he is and instead sent in the cops to do his dirty work. Those truckers had a right to peacefully assemble. It's not like they were burning down buildings and looting and rioting like Antifa has no problem doing. They were peaceful as hell. The truckers even had slides for kids to play on. Yup, sure looks like they were a bunch of radical trucker terrorists alright.

For those here that think that the truckers were nothing more than a bunch of Nazi's and troublemakers then go phuk yourself. They fought for your fkn freedoms as well as their's and mine you stupid bunch of commie sympathizers. FO. Works for me. :p
 
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taxme

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You should be more concerned about the some meth rat from Pitt Ghettos jacking your groceries outside No Frills.

Maybe you need to be more concerned about some meth head stealing that shopping cart that you stole yourself from No Frills. Maybe you should return the cart back to No Frills like a good citizen should. Just a suggestion, thief. :ROFLMAO:
 

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Well, rumor has it that the WEF globalist psychopaths would like to eliminate billions of peasants like you off the face of the earth by the year 2030. The globalists did not blow up the Georgia stones for nothing, peasant. Shit, it may be sooner for all we know. We need to checkout the World-O-Meter website every now and then to see what the population will be say a year or two if you do not die before then. :unsure:
Pretty sure peasants like Pete and I will be gone by 2030 ,but maybe not .
 
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