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Inquiry into Emergencies Act urged to recommend greater political oversight of police

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The Public Order Emergency Commission is investigating the use of the Emergencies Act last winter. Six weeks of public hearings ended last Friday, culminating in hours of testimony from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The commission has now turned to expert testimony on a range of issues related to the protest. All agreed police need more oversight over some elements of their operations.
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Inquiry into Emergencies Act urged to recommend greater political oversight of police

A political scientist says there is virtue in clearly defining the difference between government oversight of law enforcement and the independence of police, although it is not as straightforward as some witnesses at a public inquiry have suggested.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Emergencies Act inquiry urged to recommend greater political oversight of police

Political scientist says there is virtue in defining difference between government oversight of law enforcement and independence of police.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Inquiry into Emergencies Act urged to recommend greater oversight of police

OTTAWA — There is virtue in clearly defining the difference between government oversight of law enforcement and the independence of police, experts told a public inquiry Thursday, although it is not as straightforward as some witnesses have suggested

2 months ago·Richmond, Canada
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Inquiry into Emergencies Act urged to recommend greater oversight of police

OTTAWA — There is virtue in clearly defining the difference between government oversight of law enforcement and the independence of police, experts told a public inquiry Thursday, although it is not as straightforward as some witnesses have suggested

2 months ago
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Inquiry into Emergencies Act urged to recommend greater oversight of police

OTTAWA — Lawmakers should define how to maintain government oversight of law enforcement while ensuring police independence more clearly, experts told a public inquiry Thursday, arguing that the understanding of where to draw the line has long been t

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Inquiry into Emergencies Act urged to recommend greater oversight of police

OTTAWA — There is virtue in clearly defining the difference between government oversight of law enforcement and the independence of police, experts told a public inquiry Thursday, although it is not as straightforward as some witnesses have suggested

2 months ago
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