Clifford Shearing has been appointed as a Member of the Research Advisory Council to the Commission of Inquiry into the 2022 Public Order Emergency, conducted by Justice Paul Rouleau. Quebec Canada,
On April 25, 2022, the Government of Canada established the Public Order Emergency Commission to inquire into the circumstances that led to the declaration of emergency that was in place from February 14-23, 2022, and the measures taken for dealing with the emergency. Justice Paul Rouleau was appointed Commissioner.
One of the Commission’s primary responsibilities is to hold the Government of Canada to account for its decision to declare a public order emergency under the Emergencies Act.