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The Canadian House of Commons on Monday night voted 185 to 151 in favor of extending the emergency powers that police can invoke to quell any potential new blockades from protesters opposing COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said earlier that the powers were still needed, even though police cleared truckers from Ottawa over the weekend and managed to end their blockades along the U.S.-Canada border.
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Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair said the protesters were going for the “lifeblood of this nation, which is trade with the United States.”
Trudeau noted there were some…
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