PM Trudeau speaks with reporters after invoking Emergencies Act

At a news conference on Parliament Hill, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers remarks and responds to questions from reporters.

The federal government is invoking the federal Emergencies Act in an effort to address ongoing convoy protests that have affected border crossings and cities across the country. The prime minister is joined by Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland as well as ministers David Lametti (justice) Marco Mendicino (public safety) and Bill Blair (emergency preparedness). (February 14, 2022)