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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listens to a question during a news conference, Monday, February 21, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada’s PM Trudeau says Emergencies Act powers can now be revoked as crisis calms

Canada’s PM Trudeau says Emergencies Act powers can now be revoked as crisis calms

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listens to a question during a news conference, Monday, February 21, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Police block Sparks Street as they take action to put an end to a protest, which started in opposition to mandatory COVID-19 vaccine mandates and grew into a broader anti-government demonstration and occupation, on its 23rd day, in Ottawa, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

MPs, senators on Emergencies Act committee will take secrecy oath: gov’t Senate rep

MPs, senators on Emergencies Act committee will take secrecy oath: gov’t Senate rep

Police block Sparks Street as they take action to put an end to a protest, which started in opposition to mandatory COVID-19 vaccine mandates and grew into a broader anti-government demonstration and occupation, on its 23rd day, in Ottawa, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A pickup truck drives a highway between Vankleek Hill, Ont., and Ottawa, Monday, Feb. 21, 2022, after officers cleared a trucker protest from nearby Ottawa, that was aimed at COVID-19 measures before growing into a broader anti-government protest that occupied the nation capital’s downtown core. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Key convoy organizer Tamara Lich denied bail while Patrick King appears in court

Key convoy organizer Tamara Lich denied bail while Patrick King appears in court

A pickup truck drives a highway between Vankleek Hill, Ont., and Ottawa, Monday, Feb. 21, 2022, after officers cleared a trucker protest from nearby Ottawa, that was aimed at COVID-19 measures before growing into a broader anti-government protest that occupied the nation capital’s downtown core. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Morry Gash

Reporters take heat in Canada, U.S. for reaching out to donors who supported protests

Reporters take heat in Canada, U.S. for reaching out to donors who supported protests

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Morry Gash

Nurses group asks court to halt federal use of Emergencies Act to end Ottawa protest

Nurses group asks court to halt federal use of Emergencies Act to end Ottawa protest

Protestors and supporters walk amongst trucks as they gather during a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest continues to occupy downtown Ottawa on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Police arrest at least 100 in sweeping operation to dismantle Ottawa protest

Police arrest at least 100 in sweeping operation to dismantle Ottawa protest

Protestors and supporters walk amongst trucks as they gather during a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest continues to occupy downtown Ottawa on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
A person walks among trucks as Wellington Street is lined with trucks during a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, in Ottawa, on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Emergencies Act still needed as border blockades fall, Ottawa preps to act: ministers

Emergencies Act still needed as border blockades fall, Ottawa preps to act: ministers

A person walks among trucks as Wellington Street is lined with trucks during a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, in Ottawa, on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Women drum as they pass under a giant Canadian flag in front of Parliament Hill on the 20th day of a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader antigovernment protest, in Ottawa, on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

New leaked data shows most donors to ‘Adopt-a-Trucker’ GiveSendGo page were Canadian

New leaked data shows most donors to ‘Adopt-a-Trucker’ GiveSendGo page were Canadian

Women drum as they pass under a giant Canadian flag in front of Parliament Hill on the 20th day of a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader antigovernment protest, in Ottawa, on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A police officer speaks with a trucker as he distributes a notice to protesters, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Police make arrests as Ottawa blockade members defy orders to leave

Police make arrests as Ottawa blockade members defy orders to leave

A police officer speaks with a trucker as he distributes a notice to protesters, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A person walks among trucks as Wellington Street is lined with trucks during a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, in Ottawa, on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

‘Leave the area now’: police warn downtown Ottawa demonstrators

‘Leave the area now’: police warn downtown Ottawa demonstrators

A person walks among trucks as Wellington Street is lined with trucks during a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, in Ottawa, on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A person speaks to truckers as they block highway 75 with heavy trucks and farm equipment and access to the Canada-U.S. border crossing at Emerson, Man., Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Protesters pack up, head out to end weeklong blockade at Manitoba-U.S. border

Protesters pack up, head out to end weeklong blockade at Manitoba-U.S. border

A person speaks to truckers as they block highway 75 with heavy trucks and farm equipment and access to the Canada-U.S. border crossing at Emerson, Man., Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Ottawa Police Chief Peter Sloly speaks at a news conference on updated enforcement measures as a protest against COVID-19 restrictions continues into its second week, in Ottawa, on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Ottawa police Chief Peter Sloly quits as protest convoy goes on outside Parliament

Ottawa police Chief Peter Sloly quits as protest convoy goes on outside Parliament

Ottawa Police Chief Peter Sloly speaks at a news conference on updated enforcement measures as a protest against COVID-19 restrictions continues into its second week, in Ottawa, on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Protestors gather along Wellington Street as a protest against COVID-19 restrictions that has been marked by gridlock and the sound of truck horns reaches its 14th day, in Ottawa, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nick Iwanyshyn

Red Deer MP calls Emergencies Act ‘government overreach’

Liberals should have talked to protesters

Protestors gather along Wellington Street as a protest against COVID-19 restrictions that has been marked by gridlock and the sound of truck horns reaches its 14th day, in Ottawa, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nick Iwanyshyn
A person walks among trucks as Wellington Street is lined with trucks during a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, in Ottawa, on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A person walks among trucks as Wellington Street is lined with trucks during a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, in Ottawa, on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A protester yells “freedom” towards a person who attempted to stick a paper sign on a truck criticizing the so called “Freedom Convoy,” a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, on its 18th day, in Ottawa, on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Emergencies Act prohibits bringing children, food or fuel to ‘illegal’ blockades

Emergencies Act prohibits bringing children, food or fuel to ‘illegal’ blockades

A protester yells “freedom” towards a person who attempted to stick a paper sign on a truck criticizing the so called “Freedom Convoy,” a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, on its 18th day, in Ottawa, on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The Canadian flag is reflected in a wheel hub as demonstrators against a vaccine mandate for truckers and other pandemic restrictions gather in a truck convoy blocking the highway at the busy U.S. border crossing near Coutts, Alta., on Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Had to act’: RCMP arrest 13, seize weapons near Alberta-U.S. border crossing

‘The ongoing blockade of our borders and our highways at Coutts will no longer be tolerated’

The Canadian flag is reflected in a wheel hub as demonstrators against a vaccine mandate for truckers and other pandemic restrictions gather in a truck convoy blocking the highway at the busy U.S. border crossing near Coutts, Alta., on Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Protesters block traffic at the Ambassador Bridge, linking Windsor, Ontario and Detroit on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. The demonstration in solidarity with protests in Ottawa against COVID-19 restrictions blocked traffic into Canada on the Ambassador Bridge linking Windsor and Detroit. It is the single busiest commercial crossing in North America. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nicole Osborne

Are vaccine protests in Canada a factor in Vladimir Putin’s Ukraine timeline?

Professor sees earmarks of Russia’s foreign interference techniques

Protesters block traffic at the Ambassador Bridge, linking Windsor, Ontario and Detroit on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. The demonstration in solidarity with protests in Ottawa against COVID-19 restrictions blocked traffic into Canada on the Ambassador Bridge linking Windsor and Detroit. It is the single busiest commercial crossing in North America. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nicole Osborne
A protester yells “freedom” towards a person who attempted to stick a paper sign on a truck criticizing the so called “Freedom Convoy,” a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, on its 18th day, in Ottawa, on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

CCLA warns normalizing emergency legislation threatens democracy and civil liberties

Act to force towing companies to remove big rigs and other vehicles

A protester yells “freedom” towards a person who attempted to stick a paper sign on a truck criticizing the so called “Freedom Convoy,” a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, on its 18th day, in Ottawa, on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau invokes Emergencies Act for ‘illegal’ blockades

Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau invokes Emergencies Act for ‘illegal’ blockades

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks on as Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks during a news conference announcing the Emergencies Act will be invoked to deal with protests, Monday, February 14, 2022 in Ottawa. Trudeau says he has invoked the Emergencies Act to bring to an end antigovernment blockades he describes as illegal and not about peaceful protest. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian WyldTHE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Feds go after blockade financing with expanded Fintrac powers, directions to banks

Feds go after blockade financing with expanded Fintrac powers, directions to banks

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks on as Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks during a news conference announcing the Emergencies Act will be invoked to deal with protests, Monday, February 14, 2022 in Ottawa. Trudeau says he has invoked the Emergencies Act to bring to an end antigovernment blockades he describes as illegal and not about peaceful protest. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian WyldTHE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld