Liberal regime won't reveal what manufactured intel led to its use of Emergencies Act
TA: 'The federal government says it won’t reveal what information led it to use the Emergencies Act to end trucker protests this winter, citing cabinet confidentiality in its response to legal challenges.
'Four groups accuse the government of acting illegally by invoking a state of emergency when, they say, existing legislation like the Criminal Code and traffic laws were sufficient to address it. Alberta is seeking to join the case as an intervener, opposing the use of emergency law.
'The request for cabinet secrecy drew a scathing response from one of the four. In a legal challenge to the secrecy filed Friday night, the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) said Ottawa’s attitude boiled down to the phrase attributed to King Louis XIV of France in the 17th century: “The state is me. ” (I am the state.)'