Former Ottawa police chief Peter Sloly is anticipated to continue his testimony this morning on the public inquiry investigating Ottawa’s use of the Emergencies Act throughout “Freedom Convoy” protests final winter.
Sloly appeared in entrance of the Public Order Emergency Commission on Friday and described disorganization and a scarcity of communication throughout the Ottawa Police through the occupation of the town’s downtown.
Other witnesses, together with high Ontario Provincial Police officers, had blamed Sloly for failing to co-ordinate with different police forces to get the protests beneath management.
Sloly resigned amid widespread criticism on Feb. 15, the day after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked the Emergencies Act.
The inquiry has to date painted an image of battle and confusion inside police providers and amongst all ranges of presidency within the wake of the convoy’s arrival in Ottawa in late January.
Key protest organizers are anticipated to testify this week, starting with Chris Barber, who’s considered one of a number of individuals going through legal fees associated to their involvement.
This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Oct. 31, 2022.