Canadian government worker John Thomson submitted his notice of departure from the public service over policies and behaviour of which he disapproves. .“My last day will be 24 Feb 23,” said Thomson in a tweet. .“I couldn’t in good conscience stay on as a Federal employee when I along with millions of other Canadians are being negatively impacted by #BillC21.” .The Canadian Shooting Sports Association said November 22 rumours the federal government will ban semi-automatic guns are confirmed after an amendment was proposed to Bill C-21. .READ MORE: Canadian government proposes to ban semi-automatic weapons.The amendment was tabled to ban all semi-automatic rifles and shotguns capable of accepting an external magazine. .Clause 1 in Bill C-21 would be amended to say a rifle or shotgun “that is capable of discharging centre-fire ammunition in a semi-automatic manner and that is designed to accept a detachable cartridge magazine with a capacity greater than five cartridges of the type for which the firearm was originally designed.” The amendment contains a number of firearms identified by name. .Thomson said the Public Order Emergency Commission (POEC) and other recent inquiries have “shown there is a serious lack of regard for transparency & accountability by those in the highest public offices & cabinet positions.”.The POEC's hearings concluded on Friday with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau falsely denying he called unvaccinated people names. .READ MORE: KRAYDEN: Trudeau falsely denies calling unvaccinated 'names'.Trudeau referred to unvaccinated people as racists and misogynists. .The prime minister said invoking the Emergencies Act (War Measures Act) was an option for him from the beginning. He admitted he knew the Freedom Convoy was never armed and was not engaging in violence, but he insisted he cracked down on the protest because of potential to cause it. .Thomson said he is not leaving sooner because he admires his co-workers. He added walking away now would be “incredibly disrespectful to them.”.He concluded by saying he is working on finding a replacement and preparing a thorough turnover. .“Yes, this will cost me, but not my self respect,” he said.