And here, he says he's 'confident that existing laws and bylaws are now sufficient to keep people safe.'
BREAKING: Prime Minister Trudeau revokes Emergencies Act after 10 days, saying he is 'confident that existing laws and bylaws are now sufficient to keep people safe.'#cdnpoli #ottnews pic.twitter.com/Izm992SF1n— Stephanie Ha (@stephanie_ha) February 23, 2022
Two days after Canadian lawmakers voted to extend emergency powers allowing police to quell potential unrest, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is now set to revoke them now that the Ottawa protest is over, according to the Canadian Press, citing two senior government sources.
CP NewsAlert: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to revoke use of the Emergencies Act, according to two senior government sources, now that the protest in downtown Ottawa is over. #cdnpoli— The Canadian Press Politics (@CdnPressPoli) February 23, 2022
Trudeau invoked the Emergencies Act for the first time last week, saying police required additional support to end blockades.
We assume that bank accounts of Freedom Convoy supporters are still subject to being frozen.