I bet you thought that our government was pretty bad when it comes to overstepping their boundaries. Well, you wouldn’t be right about that. I can’t argue there.

However, if it’s any consolation or government isn’t the only one that does this sort of thing. Actually no. That’s no consolation at all. It’s just saddening.

Right now one country that is just completely out of control is Canada. I don’t mean it’s the truckers who are participating in this Freedom Convoy that are out of control. It’s the Canadian government that is out of control

The Canadian government is working extremely hard to try and shut down the freedom Convoy protest that’s taking place currently in Ottawa Canada as well as in other various parts of Canada and even parts of the US at this point.

After raising $10 million in a fundraising campaign through GoFundMe the platform shut down and stole the donations to prevent them from going to the truckers who needed the funds.

So following that they switched over to GiveSendGo in order to continue raising funds for the Freedom Convoy. This then was met by the Ontario government saying that they had Frozen all donations made for the trucker Convoy which totaled somewhere around $8 million at that time.

Global News Canada reported,

The Ontario government says it has successfully petitioned a court to freeze access to millions of dollars donated through online fundraising platform GiveSendGo to the convoy protesting COVID-19 restrictions in Ottawa and at several border crossings.

The province obtained an order from the Superior Court of Justice that prohibits anyone from distributing donations made through the website’s “Freedom Convoy 2022” and “Adopt-a-Trucker” campaign pages, said a spokeswoman for Premier Doug Ford.

Ivana Yelich said the order binding “any and all parties with possession or control over these donations” was issued Thursday afternoon. She cited a section of the Criminal Code that allows the attorney general to apply for a restraint order against any “offence-related property.”

However the platform is fighting right back. GiveSendGo tweeted,

Know this! Canada has absolutely ZERO jurisdiction over how we manage our funds here at GiveSendGo. All funds for EVERY campaign on GiveSendGo flow directly to the recipients of those campaigns, not least of which is The Freedom Convoy campaign.

In other words, they’re not complying with whatever the government is going to tell them to do because as they said they have zero jurisdiction over how they manage their funds which is true.

Daniel

Daniel is a conservative syndicated opinion writer and amateur theologian. He writes about topics of politics, culture, freedom, and faith.

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