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A former head of security for the House of Commons said it is “naive” to think that enforcement alone can resolve protests against COVID-19 mandates in Ottawa and elsewhere, as the federal government pursues an extension of the Emergencies Act to deal with the matter. In a series of posts on Twitter, former Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers said on Feb. 22 that relying solely on enforcement to end protests without opening dialogue isn’t a winning strategy, and called upon the government to follow other countries’ steps in lifting COVID-19 mandates and restrictions. “Enforcement alone is always degrees of losing. Simplistic view of Rule of Law. So naive to think this was going to be all resolved through enforcement. Not only those who are labelled populist but thousands of nurses and 100s of Doctors, Educators were vaccine hesitant,” Vickers wrote of the Freedom Convoy protests and other demonstrations against COVID-19 mandates and …