Emergencies Act inquiry a federal matter, not a provincial one, Doug Ford says


Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the Emergencies Act inquiry is a federal continuing into the federal authorities’s use of the act, and not a provincial problem.

His feedback in query interval at Ontario’s legislature come as he is preventing a summons to testify on the inquiry.

Ford says the inquiry is a policing matter and not a political one.

The Public Order Emergency Commission is inspecting the federal authorities’s use of the Emergencies Act to finish the so-called Freedom Convoy protests in Ottawa and Windsor final winter.

The fee summoned Ford and then-solicitor basic Sylvia Jones on Monday to testify.

Lawyers for Ford and Jones filed an utility for judicial evaluate yesterday that seeks to quash the summons, citing parliamentary privilege.

This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Oct. 26, 2022.  


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