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Trudeau leaves a news conference after announcing the Emergencies Act will be invoked, on Feb. 14, 2022 (Adrian Wyld/CP)

What is the Emergencies Act and what Ottawa can—and can’t—do with it

Shannon Proudfoot talks to author and expert Nomi Claire Lazar about the unprecedented powers of the Emergencies Act and the risks of using them
O'Toole during Question Period last June. On Wednesday, the Conservative caucus voted to dump him as leader. (Justin Tang/CP)

The Conservative Party’s identity crisis, post-O’Toole

Jen Gerson: There’s room for a Tory opposition that makes a sensible critique of COVID restrictions—and no sign this party is ready to fill it