Emergencies Act: Pat King to testify



More key “Freedom Convoy” gamers are anticipated to testify in the present day at a federal inquiry into final winter’s weeks-long protests — together with high-profile organizer Pat King.

The Public Order Emergency Commission heard proof Tuesday that different individuals had issues about King’s involvement after he posted a video suggesting violence towards Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

King is going through expenses of perjury, obstruction of justice, mischief and intimidation for his function within the protest, and was launched on bail in July.

Keith Wilson, the principle lawyer representing the convoy, can be scheduled to testify in the present day on the inquiry, which is investigating the federal authorities’s use of the Emergencies Act to clear protesters from Ottawa streets in February.

Tom Marazzo, an ex-military member who joined the convoy as soon as it arrived in Ottawa to help with logistics, may also take the stand.

Other organizers informed the inquiry Tuesday that the demonstration had no chief and there have been energy struggles amongst them.

This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Nov. 2, 2022.


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