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Deputy PM Chrystia Freeland to testify on 'Freedom Convoy' at Emergencies Act inquiry

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Chrystia Freeland was called to testify Thursday about her role in responding to the blockades. The Public Order Emergency Commission was told that Brian Deese, the director of U.S. President Joe Biden's National Economic Council, contacted her on Feb. 10. The public inquiry is examining the Liberal government's decision to trigger the Emergencies Act for the first time since 1988.
Deputy PM Chrystia Freeland to testify on 'Freedom Convoy' at Emergencies Act inquiry
8 days ago·Washington, United States

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