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Singh urges urgent House debate amid truck convoy ‘crisis’ – National

Leader of the NDP Jagmeet Singh said that the House of Commons needed to hold an urgent debate on the so-called “Freedom Convoy“Protests continue to stretch the streets of the nation’s capital.

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In a letter to Chairman Anthony Rota on Monday morning, Singh said he would make an urgent request for debate later in the day in the House of Commons.

“The situation has reached the point of crisis. And in times of crisis, it is vital that federal leaders demonstrate leadership, urge de-escalation, and work together to find a solution,” Singh wrote in the letter, a copy of the letter. messages are shared with Global News.

“Solutions are needed not only to the convoy and resulting blockade, but also to the broader situation facing Canadians – a health care system on the brink, Healthcare workers are facing burnout and Canadians expect a plan for how to get through the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. ”

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He urged a debate about both the convoy blockades that continue to take place in Ottawa and other cities around the country, as well as the broader systemic issues in accessing health care due to traffic congestion. Omicron waves caused in the past month.

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Ottawa residents, protesters are expected to clash in court amid truck convoy protest

The city of Ottawa declared a state of emergency on Sunday as struggles continue to deal with the convoy that has passed through the city.


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Trucker protests: Ottawa police force needs more help in stopping ‘increasing’ of crowds

Police began pushing to cut fuel and gas supplies over the weekend and clear one of the garrison in downtown Ottawa that was once a staging area for parts of the country. convoy.

Ottawa police commissioner Diane Deans on Saturday called the convoy’s activities “terrorist”. That comes after days of escalating rhetoric from local and provincial officials, who have begun calling the convoy’s plantations an “occupation” and “siege” of the city center.

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The convoy organizers have said they want an end to all COVID-19 public health measures – most of which fall under provincial, not federal, jurisdiction – along with the dissolution of the government.

Many participants kept the convoy peaceful.

As of Sunday night, Ottawa police said there were more than 60 criminal investigations underway into alleged conduct related to the motorcade, including “naughty conduct, theft, hate crimes, etc. hatred and property damage.”

More than 100 tickets have also been issued for offenses including “honing too much, driving the wrong way, faulty silencers, not wearing seat belts, always drinking alcohol and not having a driver’s license class”.

Attorneys for downtown residents and convoy organizers will clash in court on Monday over an injunction that is seeking to end the constant blaring of truck horns throughout the day and night.

Attorneys for the plaintiffs in that case have also launched a proposed class action lawsuit seeking damages for 11 days of whistleblowing. The plaintiffs allege that the sound prevented residents from sleeping and disrupted schedules, and that this was like “torture” because of the high decibel levels.

Lawyers for the convoy organizers have suggested that members coordinate with each other on a schedule of honking and avoiding honking overnight, although that has been repeatedly protested by people on social media.

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Former Ottawa police chief says it may be time to remove the convoy from Parliament Hill


Former Ottawa police chief says it may be time to remove the convoy from Parliament Hill

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