Ontario walks back new pandemic police powers following widespread backlash

TORONTO — Ontario reversed course on sweeping new police powers Saturday, just one day after Premier Doug Ford announced the measures that triggered a swift and furious backlash. Officers will no longer have the right to stop any pedestrian or driver to ask why they’re out or request their home address, Solicitor General Sylvia Jones […]

“Eileen de Villa claimed to be an occupant of my property … then hired the Toronto police service as a third party to come and enforce that act” INNterview with Adam Skelly, owner of Adamson BBQ, on Ontario lockdowns and $187,000 fine

The City of Toronto changed the locks of Adamson BBQ after Dr. de Villa, medical officer of health for the city, invoked section 22 to close the property and fined Skelly $187,000 for 200 police officers deployed for the action. She also stated that she had reasonable beliefs that a communicable disease was present on the property.

WE Charity co-founders summoned to testify

On March 8, it was announced that members of the House of Commons ethics committee reached a unanimous vote to summon the co-founders of the WE Charity, Craig and Marc Kielburger, to testify. The brothers have until March 12 to appear. The committee is requesting to hear information about the ongoing scrutiny of the federal […]

4 reasons you should file your taxes as early as possible

With tax season starting on Friday, filing taxes early this year may benefit you. The earlier you do it, the better it would be as you’ll get a chance to receive your tax refund sooner, get any missing stimulus money faster, and more.

Why central bank digital currencies are a bad idea

Tomas Forgac, Mises Institute Central bank digital currencies (CBDC) are being sold with the narrative of protecting consumers who are increasingly moving to cashless payments. Some say that these cashless payments will rob us of the privacy advantages of cash while exposing us to bank runs, payment network blackouts, and foreign financial adversaries. Yet while these risks are […]