Trudeau’s Government Could Arrest Tow Truck Drivers For Refusing To Remove Freedom Convoy Trucks

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Under the newly-invoked, and highly controversial, Justin Trudeau’s “Emergencies Act” tow truck drivers may be arrested if they refuse to tow vehicles used in the “Freedom Convoy in Ottawa.

As reported by the New York Times, “Tow-truck operators, who have been reluctant to cooperate with the police, will also now be compelled to work with law enforcement agencies to clear Ottawa’s streets and the border crossings at Coutts, Alberta. If they don’t cooperate, they could face arrest.”

This unprecedented move to quash political decenters, Trudeau has signaled that he is willing to stretch his government’s definition of terrorism and threats to national security. However, he is positioning the decision as a way to “reinforce the principles, values, and institutions that keep all Canadians free.”

Trudeau’s Tweet campaign went on to offer even more self-justification for invoking the Emergency Act.

According to Rebel News, “The Act, if invoked, will provide the federal government extraordinary 30-day time-limited powers enabling the prohibition of public assembly, travel, and the use of specific property. It would allow Ottawa to designate protected places and force privately-owned tow truck companies to provide their services to the city.”