April 2, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Justice Minister Said Emergencies Act Revoked to ‘Stay Ahead of NDP and Senators’: Text Messages

Justice Minister David Lametti told a fellow Liberal MP on Feb. 23 that the government revoked the Emergencies Act because the NDP and senators were not supportive as there was no longer any emergency, according to text messages entered as evidence at the Public Order Emergency Commission on Nov. 23.
“I am glad we ended the EA [Emergencies Act], but it would have been more appropriate if we waited until Friday? 44 hours after the vote seems unseemly,” wrote Liberal MP Greg Fergus in a text message to Lametti.
“No, we needed to stay ahead of the NDP and senators were saying that they would vote against based on their view that there was no longer an emergency,” Lametti wrote back….
Source: The Epoch Times