Documents released Tuesday by the inquiry looking into the government's decision to invoke the Emergencies Act last winter to deal with the "Freedom Convoy" include text messages between three federal cabinet ministers, including Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc.
Canadian Security Intelligence Service director David Vigneault's testimony Monday is key to the Public Order Emergency Commission, which is scrutinizing the government's use of the Emergencies Act to disperse the protests.
After a disappointing federal election result, internal conflicts spilling into the open and a downward trend in fundraising, the federal Green Party named a familiar face as its leader Saturday night, although she will not be doing it alone.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's national security adviser and other senior officials felt the Canadian Security Intelligence Service's threshold to determine a national threat under the Emergencies Act "should be reconsidered," a public inquiry has learned.
RCMP appeared caught off guard by protesters blockading a Canada-U.S. border crossing last winter despite Alberta's government being warned ahead of time, the mayor of Coutts, Alta., testified at a public inquiry on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
The "Freedom Convoy" protest that gridlocked downtown Ottawa for weeks last winter was a leaderless movement that saw power struggles among its key organizers, a public inquiry heard on Tuesday, November 1, 2022.
During dramatic testimony on Monday, October 31, 2022, former Ottawa police chief Peter Sloly called out his former boss Bill Blair, who now serves as a federal minister, over his assertions that local police didn't follow proper procedure to get help they needed during the "Freedom Convoy" protest last winter.