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Following the Federal Court of Canada’s ruling on the use of the Emergencies Act in early 2022 was an over-reach of that Act’s intent – it brought forth some salient recollections from that tense time.
Partisanship aside, it’s a relief to see that our interpretation of the legal glue that holds us together is not just a collection of paper that can be routinely ignored by governments.
Reflecting on the position many of us took at the time on the abusive over-reach of the government’s actions two years ago allows some ‘rear-view mirror’ assessments:
It’s a small victory – and we need to ensure Canadians see that it is a continued pattern of behaviour from this irresponsible band of self-serving manipulators. Canada needs to return to being a country of laws, economics, and accountability.
My comments of February 19, 2022 are even more valid now.
Raising my voice against the government’s invocation of the Emergencies Act