Newly released documents show prime minister Justin Trudeau invoked the Emergencies Act for the first time in Canadian history to end a peaceful protest in the nation’s capital despite potential for a breakthrough.
On the evening of February 13, the day before the Canadian liberal government invoked the Emergencies Act, Jody Thomas, the prime minister’s national security and intelligence adviser told Justin Trudeau and the liberal cabinet that there was potential for a breakthrough with the peaceful protestors in Ottawa.
In February 2022, truckers and protestors from all across Canada drove to the nation’s capital to express their frustration with the Liberal government’s authoritarian handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“With respect to recent actions, the National Security and Intelligence Advisor indicated that law enforcement gains have been important and that there was potential for a breakthrough in Ottawa, Ontario and that the RCMP was taking enforcement action in Coutts, Alberta”, the heavily redacted document reads.
Increasing evidence shows the Trudeau liberal government invoked the Emergencies Act based on faulty information and dubious motives.
Trudeau thoroughly refused to sit down and talk with the protestors. He also refused to listen to their frustrations with the ongoing mandates which were being lifted in most industrialized countries but kept in place in Canada.
This new evidence suggests the Trudeau government was not interested in a breakthrough which could solve the situation with the protestors. In fact, when the convoy first made its way to Canada, Trudeau called the protestors a “fringe minority”, holding unacceptable views.