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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.

Share Your Views

The Commission has opened the public submission process to allow Canadians to share their views and experiences on all aspects of the Commission’s mandate.

The Commission

Meet the Commissioner, the Honourable Paul Rouleau, and the team of professionals supporting the work of the Commission.

Commission Mandate

The Terms of Reference entrust the Commission with a broad and far-reaching mandate, which includes both an investigative component and a policy component.


A variety of documents will be available to the general public and media throughout the inquiry.