Although Prime Minister Legalt said he did not want an emergency law, the PLC’s Minister of Heritage and Political Lieutenant in Quebec believed the law must be national.
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“If we want the financial instrument to work, we have to be able to freeze funds, we have to be able to do it nationally,” Pablo Rodriguez explained.
“If a province does not start, these funds can be diverted and go there and go through the provincial banking system,” he continues.
According to him, as truckers travel from coast to coast to Ottawa, the stalemate situation will affect the entire country. However, he clarified that the police should not target places where intervention is not required.
However he acknowledged that their numbers were not enough to defeat Ottawa’s law and order.
“They’re trying to hurt Canada’s economy, so it’s very serious,” he said, adding that now was the time to take action.
* Watch the full interview with Pablo Rodriguez in the video above *