Democracy Dies in Canada: Trudeau Government to Make Some of Their New Authoritarian Measures Permanent


I wrote an article comparing Trudeau's Emergencies Act to Adolf Hitler's Enabling Act that established his dictatorship and pointed out that while Hitler's Act was supposed to be temporary, when it came up for renewal, his opponents had all been outlawed, imprisoned, or killed, and there was no one left to raise a dissenting voice.

If the opposition doesn't mount a full-throated protest against all this and the Trudeau government doesn't fall next week, we may look back on the invocation of the Emergencies Act as the end of freedom north of the border. It looks as if Chrystia Freeland, for one, would want it that way.

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