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Why Trudeau Was Right AND Wrong for Using the Emergencies Act

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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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Christopher Balkaran

Christopher Balkaran

Christopher is a firm believer in balanced political discourse, which can lead to a better world. Creator of the Strong and Free Podcast.

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