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  1. CB Paperboy

    Today's news Here's what central players had to say as the Emergencies Act inquiry hearings wrapped

    After six weeks, more than 70 witnesses, and the submission of more than 7,000 documents into evidence, the public hearing portion of the Public Order Emergency Commission wrapped up on Friday.Continue reading...
  2. CB Paperboy

    Today's news 'What if the worst had happened': Trudeau explains why he invoked Emergencies Act when he did

    In a candid exchange at the federal inquiry examining the invocation of the Emergencies Act, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that a central factor in his decision to enact unprecedented powers to shut down the 'Freedom Convoy' protests, was his fear of what could happen if he didn't...
  3. CB Paperboy

    Today's news Here's what minister Bill Blair said on the stand at the Emergencies Act inquiry

    Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair was the first federal politician to take the stand before the Public Order Emergency Commission this week, speaking about his involvement in the federal government's response to the 'Freedom Convoy' protests and the decision to invoke the Emergencies...
  4. CB Paperboy

    Today's news 'Diagolon' founder Jeremy MacKenzie expected to testify at Emergencies Act inquiry

    The public inquiry into the federal government's use of the Emergencies Act during 'Freedom Convoy' protests says it expects to call 'Diagolon' founder Jeremy MacKenzie as a witness.Continue reading...
  5. CB Paperboy

    Today's news Former Ottawa police chief Peter Sloly to testify at Emergencies Act inquiry

    Former Ottawa police chief Peter Sloly will testify today at the public inquiry into the federal government's use of the Emergencies Act to clear 'Freedom Convoy' protesters.Continue reading...
  6. CB Paperboy

    Today's news Here are the key arguments presented on the first day of the Emergencies Act inquiry

    The Public Order Emergency Commission’s public hearings into the federal government's use of the Emergencies Act kicked off on Oct. 13 with introductory remarks from the parties who have been granted standing in the proceedings, allowing all sides to essentially make their opening arguments...
  7. CB Paperboy

    Today's news Cabinet heard of potential 'breakthrough' with 'Freedom Convoy' protesters before Emergencies Act was invoked: documents

    The night before the federal government invoked the Emergencies Act in response to the 'Freedom Convoy' protests, the prime minister’s national security adviser told him there was 'a potential for a breakthrough' in Ottawa, court documents show.Continue reading...
  8. CB Paperboy

    Today's news Mendicino vows to work with Emergencies Act commissioner, but won't commit to sharing cabinet secrets

    Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino says the government is committed to full transparency as the inquiry into the use of the Emergencies Act to end the 'freedom convoy' protests gets underway. But he wouldn't commit to sharing confidential cabinet documents about the decision.Continue...
  9. CB Paperboy

    Today's news National inquiry into PM Trudeau's use of Emergencies Act to end convoy kicks off

    A national inquiry into the federal government's use of the Emergencies Act to bring an end to the 'Freedom Convoy' trucker protests and blockades has been launched, with a mandate to examine the circumstances that led to the use of the Act, and the measures taken through it to deal with the...
  10. CB Paperboy

    Today's news House of Commons passes Emergencies Act motion after fractious debate

    The House of Commons has passed a motion to approve the extraordinary and temporary measures in the Emergencies Act, which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked last week in a bid to end blockades in Ottawa and at several border crossings.Continue reading...
  11. CB Paperboy

    Today's news Group involved in Ottawa protest asks court to halt federal use of Emergencies Act

    A group involved in the anti-government protest against COVID-19 measures in Ottawa is asking a court to put the brakes on federal use of the Emergencies Act to clamp down on demonstrators.Continue reading...
  12. CB Paperboy

    Today's news Conservatives say they won't support Emergencies Act, as MPs await motion

    Interim Conservative Leader Candice Bergen says the party won't be supporting a motion giving the federal government the powers to enforce the Emergencies Act, as MPs await a motion triggering debate on the matter.Continue reading...
  13. CB Paperboy

    Today's news The Emergencies Act has been enacted. Here's what that means

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made history by becoming the first leader of this country to invoke the federal Emergencies Act, to try to bring an end to the ongoing trucker convoy protests paralyzing Ottawa and border blockades. From compelling tow-truck drivers to haul out the big rigs, to...
  14. CB Paperboy

    Today's news PM Trudeau to speak after consulting on invoking Emergencies Act to deal with trucker protests

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce the next steps the government will be taking to deal with the ongoing trucker convoy protests and blockades, after spending the morning consulting premiers on invoking the Emergencies Act which would grant exceptional federal powers...
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