Canada invoked the Emergencies Act for the first time since it was passed in 1988 to quell the ongoing trucker protests. Abby Deshman, Director of Criminal Justice for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, says this “absolutely” sets a dangerous precedent in Canada because the Act gives “extraordinary power to the government … especially the executive branch.” Plus, she discusses the due processes involved in the expansion of money-laundering laws.
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