BREAKING: Ontario Premier Declares State of Emergency, Truckers to Face $100,000 Fines and Jail Time

Ontario Premier Doug Ford officially declared a ‘State of Emergency’ in his province Friday afternoon, warning ‘Freedom Truckers’ they can face $100,000 fines and a one-year term in prison.

“There will be consequences, and they will be severe,” Mr Ford said on Friday morning.

“To those who have attempted to disrupt our way of life by targeting our lifeline for food, fuel and goods across our borders, to those trying to force a political agenda through disruption, intimidation and chaos, my message to you is this,” Mr Ford said.

“Your right to make a political statement does not outweigh the right of hundreds of thousands of workers to earn their living.”

Watch Ford’s comments above.