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This is the broadcast of PM Pierre Trudeau public statement on the enactment of the War Measures Act during the October Crisis, 1970.

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The War Measures Act gives the government the authority to take extensive measures to protect Canada, including measures that violate civil and human rights.
In 1940, The Jehovah’s Witnesses as a religion and organization was banned and made…

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The War Measures Act is a Canadian Statute, first introduced in 1914. The purpose of the Act was to give the federal government absolute authority in times of war and other moments of national crisis.
In 1942, Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie…
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