Statement on Public Order Emergency Commission Proceedings of October 14

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OTTAWA — Cara Zwibel, Director of Fundamental Freedoms for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA), made the following remarks today following testimony at the Public Order Emergency Commission:
Today’s testimony from Ottawa residents and on behalf of Ottawa businesses was compelling – the impacts of the protests were severe. But the testimony did not shed light on why ordinary policing powers were insufficient to address them or why the federal government declared a national emergency.
The impact on Ottawa residents and Ottawa businesses does not explain why a public order emergency was declared affecting the entire country. Nor

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