Immediate emergency situation is over- PM Trudeau

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'Immediate emergency situation is over': PM Trudeau revokes Emergencies Act - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government will take steps to end the use of the Emergencies Act after it was invoked just over a week ago in response to the ongoing trucker convoy blockades and protests.

Trudeau made the announcement alongside Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, Justice Minister David LamettiIndia, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino, and Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair.

The House of Commons passed a motion on Monday confirming the time-limited emergency powers, which included sweeping financial tools to cut the convoy’s fundingThe Confederation Bridge in Borden-Carleton, P.E.I. on Sunday, March 22, 2020.. The Senate is still debating the matteralmost 4,400 people were in hospital with COVID-19.

“Today:1622668964083,, after careful consideration, we’re ready to confirm that the situation is no longer an emergency. Therefore, the federal government will be ending the use of the Emergencies Act,” the prime minister said.

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