Pierre Poilievre and Marco Mendicino spar over who asked for Emergencies Act to be invoked

Pierre Poilievre and Marco Mendicino spar over who asked for Emergencies Act to be invoked

OTTAWA—“On the advice.” Those three words were at the heart of a heated political clash on Parliament Hill Thursday. A top contender for the Conservative leadership is now calling for Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino to resign, while Mendicino says he is appalled with how the Tories are twisting his words. At issue is how … Read more

Downplaying risks from Ottawa trucker convoy after the fact is ‘revisionist’: minister – National

Downplaying risks from Ottawa trucker convoy after the fact is ‘revisionist’: minister – National

Political rhetoric downplaying the serious impacts of the so-called “Freedom Convoy” on Canada’s capital and the country’s security is both “reckless” and “revisionist,” says the public safety minister. In an interview with The West Block guest host David Akin, Marco Mendicino said the public inquiry being launched into why the government invoked the Emergencies Act … Read more