Federal NDP leader Jagmeet SinghIndoor gatherings, is calling for an emergency debate on how to handle the truckers convoy occupying the nation’s capitalThe months that have been..
“We really need to take it seriously,” Singh said in a press conference Monday morningvaccine distribution is a hard thing to change a. “They’re terrorizing and intimidating citizens and people, instead of what a regular protest does: focus on the government and government decisions.”
He thinks the federal government needs to consult with municipalities affected by protests — including Ottawa — and work together to find solutions.
For eleven consecutive days, Ottawa’s downtown has been occupied by people protesting vaccine mandates. What began as a movement opposed to vaccine mandates for long-haul truckers has morphed into calls for the federal government to be replaced with an unelected committee from the groups organizing the protest.