Mississippi reopens, lifts mask mandate

On March 3, Mississippi rolled back its COVID-19 restrictions, including its mandatory masking policy. Two days later, on March 5, citizens flooded the streets, restaurants, and shopping centres to celebrate. President Joe Biden characterized Mississippi’s — as well as Texas’ — decision to clear COVID-19 restrictions as “Neanderthal thinking,” warning that the state will see […]

Conservative MP David Sweet calls for an end to lockdowns over mental health concerns

On March 3, Conservative MP David Sweet joined MPP Roman Baber at Queen’s Park to demand an end to the provincial lockdown. The Flamborough-Glanbrook MP raised concerns over the negative mental health effects as well as substance abuse caused by the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, urging Ontario to move to the Green Zone. “Lockdowns, by their […]

Arizona reopens all businesses at 100% capacity

Arizona can now open doors to all of its businesses at full capacity. The Governor of the state, Doug Ducey, announced on March 5 that restaurants, gyms, theatres, and water parks can all reopen. Social distancing and mask-wearing rules are still in place. Before the decision, most businesses were allowed to have up to 50% […]