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Freedom Chain 2022

Mélanie Cantin is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Ottawa, and a 1L at the Unversity of Ottawa. Unbeknownst to many now that the Freedom Convoy has been cleared out of Ottawa, similar protests are still happening across Canada. On February 21st, right around the end of the Ottawa occupation, a private Facebook group was created, [...]

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Law students from the University of Ottawa are filing dispatches for JURIST in the aftermath of the “Freedom Convoy” protests that paralyzed Canada’s capital for some three weeks and disrupted trade and cross-border traffic across the country. Here, 2L Brad Henderson reports.  Last weekend, law enforcement agencies, supported by new federal emergency rules, finally ended the [...]

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CityNews

Law students from the University of Ottawa are filing dispatches for JURIST in the aftermath of the “Freedom Convoy” protests that paralyzed Canada’s capital for some three weeks and disrupted trade and cross-border traffic across the country. Here, 1L Mélanie Cantin reports.  After passing by a comfortable margin of 34 votes in the House of Commons [...]

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Law students from the University of Ottawa are filing dispatches for JURIST on the “Freedom Convoy” protest in Canada’s capital that paralyzed the city for some three weeks. Here,  1L Mélanie Cantin reports.  For residents and frequenters of downtown Ottawa, the Freedom Convoy’s departure is welcome news after a fourth straight weekend of protests. The [...]

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Ottawa Police Service

Law students from the University of Ottawa are filing dispatches for JURIST on the “Freedom Convoy” protest in Canada’s capital that has paralyzed the city for some three weeks. Here,  3L Andrew Warkentin reports.  I could sense that there was something odd in the air from the moment I woke up this morning. Living just off [...]

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Ian Profiri is JURIST’s Chief Correspondent for Canada. He files this dispatch from Calgary. To say that it’s been a busy week in the Canadian legal world is an understatement. For the first time in its history, the Emergencies Act was invoked by the Prime Minister, recognizing that policing efforts to date in the capital [...]

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Law students from the University of Ottawa are filing dispatches for JURIST on the “Freedom Convoy” protest in Canada’s capital that has paralyzed the city for some three weeks. Here, 1L Mélanie Cantin reports.  The Confederate flag and Nazi swastika were spotted on the first weekend the Freedom Convoy arrived in Ottawa, but casual onlookers [...]

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© JURIST (Brad Henderson)

Law students from the University of Ottawa are filing dispatches for JURIST on the “Freedom Convoy” protest in Canada’s capital that has paralyzed the city for over a week and has now spread elsewhere across the country. Here, 2L Brad Henderson reports. On Sunday the Windsor Police Service, the Ontario Provincial Police, and the Royal [...]

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Law students from the University of Ottawa are filing dispatches for JURIST on the “Freedom Convoy” protest in Canada’s capital that has paralyzed the city for over a week. Here, 1L Mélanie Cantin reports.  Many things struck me when I walked through the Freedom Convoy encampments on Saturday morning and early afternoon with fellow Ottawa [...]

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Law students from the University of Ottawa are filing dispatches for JURIST on the “Freedom Convoy” protest in Canada’s capital that has paralyzed the city for over a week. Here, 3L Andrew Warkentin reports. He and 1L Mélanie Cantin went into the protest zone in downtown Ottawa Saturday to talk to protesters. Despite an extreme [...]

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