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Why Trudeau Was Right AND Wrong for Using the Emergencies Act

Photo by Naomi Mckinney on Unsplash

I’ve been trying to understand the actions of Justin Trudeau responding to the Freedom Convoy protests in February. The Prime Minister decided to deploy the Emergencies Act to end the protests, giving government and law enforcement sweeping new powers. The decision was put to a vote in the House of Commons, where both the Liberal Party and the NDP supported the decision. This was…

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