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Canadian Government invokes Emergencies Act to tackle dirty money and funding of illegal blockades

By Elizabeth Hearst for AMLi

The Government of Canada has declared a public order emergency, and invoked an Emergency Economic Measures Order to tackle dirty money and illegal blockades. 

Earlier this week, representatives from the Canadian Government announced the Emergency Economic Measures Order would come into force immediately, and would be in effect for 30 days, following the declaration of a public order emergency on Monday. 

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