RCMP didn't ask for Emergencies Act to be invoked, commissioner tells Commons committee


RCMP commissioner Brenda Lucki said the act was enormously helpful, because it reduced the size of the Ottawa protest, which made it easier to finally move in and clear it

Lucki told MPs that the RCMP didn't directly request the act, but she said the RCMP was in discussions in the week before the act was invoked. She said in a variety of meetings the idea was raised, but it was the government's decision to use it.

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