Feds say they need more time to update Emergencies Act legislation | Power & Politics

Over a year ago, a federal inquiry reviewing the government’s decision to invoke the Emergencies Act in early 2022 recommended updating the legislation. Now, the federal government says it needs more time before moving ahead. Leah West and Stephanie Carvin, associate professors at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University, discuss Ottawa’s response.

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