Canada emergencies act declares war against cryptocurrency & freedom convoy protesters

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has invoked the Canada Emergencies Act, a law that allows the government to freeze the bank accounts of protesters without the necessity for a court order.

This will be the first time the law is enforced.

The Ontario Provincial Police and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are reportedly aiming to freeze 34 cryptocurrency wallets related with the Freedom Convoy.

The Freedom Convoy began as a protest against COVID-19 vaccine mandates for border crossings, but quickly evolved into a demonstration against pandemic restrictions in general.

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