Recorded Seminar:”Blockades, Injunctions and Emergency Measures: Sifting Through the Legal Implications of the ‘Freedom’ Convoy”


Recorded: 18 March 2022, 85 minutes


In January 2022, the “Freedom” Convoy rolled into Ottawa and stayed for weeks. It also blocked borders in several Canadian provinces. The federal government eventually relied upon the Emergencies Act to restore order. Along the way, the public discourse was replete with discussions of the criminal law, injunctions and the right to protest. What did this seminal event mean for Canada and for the right to free expression, the rule of law and our future as a country? Find out the answers to some of these questions with this incredible panel of experts, consisting of Emilie Taman, Carissima Mathen and Peter Sankoff.