Statement on Public Order Emergency Commission Proceedings of October 17-18

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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:
Over the last two days we have heard testimony from representatives of the City of Ottawa. It is clear that the people of Ottawa suffered significant harm as a result of the protests and convoys.
The testimony did not, however, shed light on why ordinary policing powers were insufficient to address the convoy protest or why the federal government declared a national emergency.
On the contrary, at different moments during the testimony it became evident

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