Kevin O'Leary Appears 'Confused' About Notwithstanding Clause, Expert Says
Conservative leadership hopeful Kevin O’Leary does not appear to understand how the notwithstanding clause in Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms works, a constitutional expert says.
Emmett Macfarlane, a professor of political science at the University of Waterloo, sounded the alarm over O’Leary’s musings about using the controversial legislative tool to help curb a growing problem with asylum seekers crossing the Canada-U.S. border.
O’Leary released a video Monday morning criticizing the Liberal government’s approach to refugee claimants who, he said, are exploiting a “loophole” in the Safe Third Country Agreement between Canada and the United States.
"Kevin O'Leary Appears 'Confused' About Notwithstanding Clause, Expert Says."
(27 March 2017):