Ontario Premier Doug Ford and former provincial solicitor basic Sylvia Jones have been summoned to seem as witnesses at the general public inquiry inspecting the federal authorities’s use of the Emergencies Act, after they declined to voluntarily seem.
Lawyers for the Public Order Emergency Commission say they requested Ford and Jones to sit down for an interview on Sept. 19, however the pair refused a number of requests.
The fee has additionally invited each to seem as witnesses, however final week Ford advised reporters he hadn’t been requested.
According to a letter despatched by fee legal professionals right this moment, they consider Ford and Jones have proof that may be related to the inquiry’s mandate.
The fee has the authority to summon witnesses to testify.
The public inquiry, which started earlier this month, is tasked with investigating the Trudeau authorities’s choice to invoke the Emergencies Act in February because the “Freedom Convoy” paralyzed the nationwide capital’s downtown core.