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The Emergencies Act Inquiry

The Emergencies Act Inquiry

Was the Emergencies Act required?

Posted on November 7, 2022

The Emergencies Act Inquiry, which probes whether the federal government was able to utilize such powers to bring the Ottawa occupation to an end, has been running for about three weeks now with plenty more testimony to come.

From this vantage point the one thing that is very clear is that no level of government was competent in ending the occupation until the Act was finally implemented. A municipal government that was led by a questionable police force, a provincial government that sat on its hands and continues to do so. And a federal government with a front row view of the occupation that paralyzed the city for more than three weeks.

Through it all, the residents of Ottawa were tormented by the hundreds of truckers and thousands of protesters who initially came to demonstrate against vaccine mandates.

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November 8, 2022

I voted: NoAn open dialogue with the unsatisfied citizens who took part in the demonstrations would have been a more adequate response than the Draconian measure taken by the Liberal government. The divisiveness and open contempt Trudeau showed for his fellow citizens will be remembered for many years to come.

November 9, 2022

As Lori Turnbull points out in the podcast, the MOU demanding the newly and duly elected government step down, made meeting with them impossible. The extremism was not the response. The extremism was in the acts itself. Denying that this was an attempted coup is to deny real facts. I’d charge, convict and exile the lot of them if it was up to me because the MOU was an act of treason according to Canadian law. 

November 8, 2022

I voted: NoPlease make sure to bring this info to the government and senate

November 8, 2022

I voted: NoThis brutal retaliation against a Peaceful protest is a black spot on the history of this country. Shame on the Liberals!

November 9, 2022
November 8, 2022

I voted: NoTotally unnecessary.

November 8, 2022

I voted: NoThis was totally uncalled for by Trudeau imagine this happening in Canada a peace loving country.while the big hero is hiding out.

November 9, 2022

Yes, imagine hiding in a closet out of fear. And here I thought Harper loved guns… 

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