• Washington pressed Ottawa to shut down 'Freedom Convoy' blockades

    14 days ago - By Politico

    OTTAWA - With blockades at Canada-U.S. borders choking supply chains, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and top government officials scrambled to ease heightened anxiety in Washington. The revelations were revealed in testimony and documents tabled Thursday at a public inquiry into the federal government's decision to use emergency powers to end the 'Freedom Convoy' blockades and clear a weeks-long occupation of downtown Ottawa that started in January 2022. "I could see for the first time this amber light flashing," Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland told the Public Order Emergency Commission...
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